1349. diké
Strong's Concordance
diké: right (as self-evident), justice (the principle, a decision or its execution)
Original Word: δίκη, ης, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: diké
Phonetic Spelling: (dee'-kay)
Definition: right (as self-evident), justice (the principle, a decision or its execution)
Usage: (a) (originally: custom, usage) right, justice, (b) process of law, judicial hearing, (c) execution of sentence, punishment, penalty, (d) justice, vengeance.
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Cognate: 1349 díkē – properly, right, especially a judicial verdict which declares someone approved or disapproved; a judgment (just finding) that regards someone (something) as "guilty" or "innocent." See 1343 (dikaiosynē).

[1349 (díkē) is used in classical Greek for a legal decision – a recompense (based on justice). In the LXX, dikē is used nine times to translate , the Hebrew term for "law-suit."]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
right (as self-evident), justice (the principle, a decision or its execution)
NASB Translation
justice (1), penalty (1), punishment (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1349: δίκη

δίκη, δίκης, (allied with δεικηυμι, Curtius, § 14), from Homer down;

1. custom, usage, (cf. Schmidt, chapter 18, 4 cf. 3).

2. right, justice.

3. a suit at law.

4. a judicial hearing, judicial decision, especially a sentence of condemnation; so in Acts 25:15 (L T Tr WH καταδίκην).

5. execution of the sentence, punishment, (Wis. 18:11; 2 Macc. 8:11): δίκην ὑπέχειν, Jude 1:7; δίκην (Sophocles El. 298; Aj. 113; Euripides, Or. 7), to suffer punishment, 2 Thessalonians 1:9.

6. the goddess Justice, avenging justice: Acts 28:4, as in Greek writings often from Hesiod theog. 902 on; (of the avenging justice of God, personified, Wis. 1:8, etc.; cf. Grimm at the passage and commentary on 4 Macc., p. 318, (he cites 4 Macc. 4:13, 21; 8:13, 21; 9:9; 11:3; 12:12; 18:22; Philo adv. Flacc. § 18; Eusebius, h. e. 2, 6, 8)).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
penalty, punishment

Probably from deiknuo; right (as self-evident), i.e. Justice (the principle, a decision, or its execution) -- judgment, punish, vengeance.

see GREEK deiknuo

Forms and Transliterations
δίκας δικη δίκη δικην δίκην δίκης dike dikē díke díkē diken dikēn díken díkēn
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Acts 28:4 N-NFS
GRK: θαλάσσης ἡ δίκη ζῇν οὐκ
NAS: from the sea, justice has not allowed
KJV: the sea, yet vengeance suffereth
INT: sea Justice to live not

2 Thessalonians 1:9 N-AFS
GRK: οἵτινες δίκην τίσουσιν ὄλεθρον
NAS: will pay the penalty of eternal
KJV: Who shall be punished with everlasting
INT: who [the] penalty will suffer destruction

Jude 1:7 N-AFS
GRK: πυρὸς αἰωνίου δίκην ὑπέχουσαι
NAS: in undergoing the punishment of eternal
KJV: suffering the vengeance of eternal
INT: of fire eternal [the] penalty undergoing

Strong's Greek 1349
3 Occurrences

δίκη — 1 Occ.
δίκην — 2 Occ.

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