94. adikos
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adikos: unjust, unrighteous
Original Word: ἄδικος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: adikos
Phonetic Spelling: (ad'-ee-kos)
Short Definition: unjust, unrighteous
Definition: unjust, unrighteous, wicked.

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Cognate: 94 ádikos (an adjective, derived from 1 /A "no" and 1349 /díkē, "justice") – properly, without justice; unjust, because violating what God says is just; divinely disapproved. See 93 (adikia).

94/ádikos ("unjust") is injustice as a breach of divine justice, i.e. in violation of God's standards. 94 /ádikos ("unjust") describes being found guilty in God's court of law, i.e. as a binding, legal infraction against His law which calls for divine retribution for disrespecting true justice.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and diké
unjust, unrighteous
NASB Translation
unjust (3), unrighteous (8), wicked (1).

STRONGS NT 94: ἄδικος

ἄδικος, (δίκη) (from Hesiod down); descriptive of one who violates or has violated justice:

1. unjust (of God as judge): Romans 3:5; Hebrews 6:10.

2. of one who breaks God's laws, unrighteous, sinful (see ἀδικία, 2): (1 Corinthians 6:9); opposed to δίκαιος, Matthew 5:45; Acts 24:15; 1 Peter 3:18: opposed to εὐσεβής, 2 Peter 2:9; in this sense according to Jewish speech the Gentiles are called ἄδικοι, 1 Corinthians 6:1 (see ἁμαρτωλός, b. β.).

3. specifically, of one who deals fraudulently with others, Luke 18:11; who is false to a trust, Luke 16:10 (opposed to πιστός); deceitful, μαμωνᾶς, ibid. Luke 16:11 (for other interpretations see ἀδικία, 2 b.).

unjust, unrighteous.

From a (as a negative particle) and dike; unjust; by extension wicked; by implication, treacherous; specially, heathen -- unjust, unrighteous.

see GREEK a

see GREEK dike

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