1556. ekdikeó
Strong's Concordance
ekdikeó: to vindicate, to avenge
Original Word: ἐκδικέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: ekdikeó
Phonetic Spelling: (ek-dik-eh'-o)
Definition: to vindicate, to avenge
Usage: I give justice over, defend, avenge, vindicate.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 1556 ekdikéō – to dispense justice, carrying a judgment completely through, i.e. with all that is appropriate to it. See 1557 (ekdikēsis).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ekdikos
to vindicate, to avenge
NASB Translation
avenged (1), avenging (1), give...legal protection (2), legal protection (2), punish (1), take...revenge (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1556: ἐκδικέω

ἐκδικέω, ἐκδικῶ; future ἐκδικήσω; 1 aorist ἐξεδίκησα; (ἔκδικος, which see); the Sept. for נָקַם, פָּקַד, שָׁפַט;

a. τινα, to vindicate one's right, do one justice (A. V. avenge): Luke 18 (1 Macc. 6:22); τινα ἀπό τίνος, to protect, defend, one person from another, Luke 18:3; ἑαυτόν, to avenge oneself, Romans 12:19.

b. τί, to avenge a thing (i. e. to punish a person for a thing): τήν παρακοήν, 2 Corinthians 10:6; τό haima] τίνος ἀπό or ἐκ τίνος, to demand in punishment the blood of one from another, i. e. to exact of the murderer the penalty of his crime (A. V. avenge one's blood on or at the hand of): Revelation 6:10; Revelation 19:2; see ἐκ, I. 7. (In Greek authors from (Apollod.), Diodorus down.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From ekdikos; to vindicate, retaliate, punish -- a (re-)venge.

see GREEK ekdikos

Forms and Transliterations
εκδεδίκηται εκδίκει εκδικεις εκδικείς ἐκδικεῖς εκδικείται εκδικηθήναι εκδικηθήσεται εκδικησαι εκδικήσαι ἐκδικῆσαι εκδικήσατε εκδικήσει εκδικήσεις Εκδικησον εκδίκησον εκδίκησόν Ἐκδίκησόν εκδικήσουσί εκδικήσουσιν εκδικησω εκδικήσω ἐκδικήσω εκδικούμενα εκδικουντες εκδικούντες ἐκδικοῦντες εκδικούσαν εκδικώ εκδικών εξεδικήθησαν εξεδίκησα εξεδίκησαν εξεδίκησε εξεδικησεν ἐξεδίκησεν ekdikeis ekdikeîs ekdikesai ekdikêsai ekdikēsai ekdikē̂sai ekdikeso ekdikēsō ekdikḗso ekdikḗsō Ekdikeson Ekdikēson Ekdíkesón Ekdíkēsón ekdikountes ekdikoûntes exedikesen exedikēsen exedíkesen exedíkēsen
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 18:3 V-AMA-2S
GRK: αὐτὸν λέγουσα Ἐκδίκησόν με ἀπὸ
NAS: to him, saying, Give me legal protection from my opponent.'
KJV: him, saying, Avenge me of
INT: him saying Avenge me of

Luke 18:5 V-FIA-1S
GRK: χήραν ταύτην ἐκδικήσω αὐτήν ἵνα
NAS: bothers me, I will give her legal protection, otherwise
KJV: troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest
INT: widow this I will avenge her that

Romans 12:19 V-PPA-NMP
GRK: μὴ ἑαυτοὺς ἐκδικοῦντες ἀγαπητοί ἀλλὰ
NAS: Never take your own revenge,
KJV: Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves,
INT: not yourselves avenging beloved but

2 Corinthians 10:6 V-ANA
GRK: ἑτοίμῳ ἔχοντες ἐκδικῆσαι πᾶσαν παρακοήν
NAS: and we are ready to punish all
KJV: a readiness to revenge all
INT: readiness having to avenge all disobedience

Revelation 6:10 V-PIA-2S
GRK: κρίνεις καὶ ἐκδικεῖς τὸ αἷμα
NAS: from judging and avenging our blood
KJV: judge and avenge our blood
INT: do you judge and avenge the blood

Revelation 19:2 V-AIA-3S
GRK: αὐτῆς καὶ ἐξεδίκησεν τὸ αἷμα
NAS: with her immorality, and HE HAS AVENGED THE BLOOD
KJV: and hath avenged the blood
INT: of her and he did avenge the blood

Strong's Greek 1556
6 Occurrences

ἐκδικῆσαι — 1 Occ.
ἐκδικήσω — 1 Occ.
Ἐκδίκησόν — 1 Occ.
ἐκδικεῖς — 1 Occ.
ἐκδικοῦντες — 1 Occ.
ἐξεδίκησεν — 1 Occ.

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