2549. kakia
Strong's Concordance
kakia: wickedness
Original Word: κακία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: kakia
Phonetic Spelling: (kak-ee'-ah)
Short Definition: evil, wickedness, malice
Definition: (a) evil (i.e. trouble, labor, misfortune), (b) wickedness, (c) vicious disposition, malice, spite.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 2549 kakía (from 2554 /kakopoiéō, "a wicked disposition") – properly, the underlying principle of evil (inherent evil) which is present, even if not outwardly expressed.

[2549 /kakía ("malice") shares the same essential meaning as 2556 /kakós ("wretched evil," its adjectival cognate).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kakos
Definition
wickedness
NASB Translation
evil (3), malice (5), trouble (1), wickedness (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2549: κακία

κακία, κακίας, (κακός) (from Theognis down), the Sept. chiefly for רַע , and רָעָה;

1. malignity, malice, ill-will, desire to injure: Romans 1:29; Ephesians 4:31; Colossians 3:8; Titus 3:3; James 1:21; 1 Peter 2:1.

2. wickedness, depravity: 1 Corinthians 5:8 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 120 (114)); ; Acts 8:22 (cf. ); wickedness that is not ashamed to break the laws, 1 Peter 2:16.

3. Hellenistically, evil, trouble: Matthew 6:34 (as Amos 3:6; (1 Samuel 6:9); Ecclesiastes 7:15 (); ; Sir. 19:6; 1 Macc. 7:23, etc.). [SYNONYMS: κακία, πονηρία: associated Romans 1:29; 1 Corinthians 5:8. According to Trench, Synonyms, § xi., endorsed by Ellicott (on Ephesians 4:31) and Lightfoot (on Colossians 3:8), κακία denotes rather the vicious disposition, πονηρία the active exercise of the same; cf. Xenophon, mem. 1, 2, 28 εἰ μέν αὐτός (i. e. Σωκράτης) ἐποίει τί φαῦλον, εἰκότως ἄν ἐδόκει πονηρός εἶναι. Αἰ δ' αὐτός σωφρονων διετελει, πῶς ἄν δικαίως τῆς οὐκ ἐνούσης αὐτῷ κακίας αἰτίαν ἔχοι; But Fritzsche, Meyer (on Romans, the passage cited; yet cf. Weiss in edition 6), others dissent — seeming nearly to reverse this distinction; cf. Suidas under the word κακία. Ἔστιν τοῦ κακῶσαι τόν πέλας σπουδή, παρά τῷ ἀποστόλω; see πονηρός, 2 b.]

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
evil, malice, naughtiness, wickedness.

From kakos; badness, i.e. (subjectively) depravity, or (actively) malignity, or (passively) trouble -- evil, malice(-iousness), naughtiness, wickedness.

see GREEK kakos

Forms and Transliterations
καίας κακια κακία κακίᾳ κακίαι κακίαις κακιαν κακίαν κακιας κακίας κακιών kakia kakía kakíāi kakian kakían kakias kakías
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Strong's Greek 2549
11 Occurrences


κακία — 5 Occ.
κακίαν — 2 Occ.
κακίας — 4 Occ.

Matthew 6:34 N-NFS
GRK: ἡμέρᾳ ἡ κακία αὐτῆς
NAS: has enough trouble of its own.
KJV: unto the day [is] the evil thereof.
INT: day [is] the trouble of it

Acts 8:22 N-GFS
GRK: ἀπὸ τῆς κακίας σου ταύτης
NAS: of this wickedness of yours,
KJV: this thy wickedness, and pray
INT: of the wickedness of you this

Romans 1:29 N-DFS
GRK: πονηρίᾳ πλεονεξίᾳ κακίᾳ μεστοὺς φθόνου
NAS: wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy,
KJV: covetousness, maliciousness; full
INT: wickedness covetousness malice full of envy

1 Corinthians 5:8 N-GFS
GRK: ἐν ζύμῃ κακίας καὶ πονηρίας
NAS: with the leaven of malice and wickedness,
KJV: the leaven of malice and
INT: with leaven of malice and wickedness

1 Corinthians 14:20 N-DFS
GRK: ἀλλὰ τῇ κακίᾳ νηπιάζετε ταῖς
NAS: yet in evil be infants,
KJV: howbeit in malice be ye children,
INT: but in the [regard to] evil be little children in the [regard to]

Ephesians 4:31 N-DFS
GRK: σὺν πάσῃ κακίᾳ
NAS: from you, along with all malice.
KJV: with all malice:
INT: with all malice

Colossians 3:8 N-AFS
GRK: ὀργήν θυμόν κακίαν βλασφημίαν αἰσχρολογίαν
NAS: wrath, malice, slander,
KJV: wrath, malice, blasphemy,
INT: anger rage malice slander foul language

Titus 3:3 N-DFS
GRK: ποικίλαις ἐν κακίᾳ καὶ φθόνῳ
NAS: spending our life in malice and envy,
KJV: living in malice and envy,
INT: various in malice and envy

James 1:21 N-GFS
GRK: καὶ περισσείαν κακίας ἐν πραΰτητι
NAS: and [all] that remains of wickedness, in humility
KJV: superfluity of naughtiness, and receive
INT: and abounding of wickedness in humility

1 Peter 2:1 N-AFS
GRK: οὖν πᾶσαν κακίαν καὶ πάντα
NAS: all malice and all
KJV: laying aside all malice, and all
INT: therefore all malice and all

1 Peter 2:16 N-GFS
GRK: ἔχοντες τῆς κακίας τὴν ἐλευθερίαν
NAS: as a covering for evil, but [use it] as bondslaves
KJV: for a cloke of maliciousness, but as
INT: having of the evil the freedom

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