adikos: unjust, unrighteousOriginal Word: ἄδικος, ονPart of Speech:
unjust, unrighteous, wicked.
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 ConcordanceWord Origin
(as a neg. prefix) and dikéDefinition
unjust, unrighteousNASB Translation
unjust (3), unrighteous (8), wicked (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 94: ἄδικοςἄδικος
) (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.).<1>
From a (as a negative particle) and dike; unjust; by extension wicked; by implication, treacherous; specially, heathen -- unjust, unrighteous.
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