1557. ekdikésis
Strong's Concordance
ekdikésis: vengeance, vindication
Original Word: ἐκδίκησις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: ekdikésis
Phonetic Spelling: (ek-dik'-ay-sis)
Definition: vengeance, vindication
Usage: (a) a defense, avenging, vindication, vengeance, (b) full (complete) punishment.
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1557 ekdíkēsis (a feminine noun derived from 1537 /ek, "out from and to" and 1349 /díkē, "justice, judge") – properly, judgment which fully executes the core-values (standards) of the particular judge, i.e. extending from the inner-person of the judge to its out-come (outcome).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ekdikeó
vengeance, vindication
NASB Translation
avenging of wrong (1), justice (2), punishment (1), retribution (1), vengeance (4).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1557: ἐκδίκησις

ἐκδίκησις, ἐκδικήσεως, (ἐκδικέω, which see), the Sept. for נְקָמָה and נָקָם, פְּקֻדָּה, מִשְׁפָּט (Ezekiel 16:38; Ezekiel 23:45) and שְׁפָטִים; a revenging; vengeance, punishment: Romans 12:19 and Hebrews 10:30 from Deuteronomy 32:35; 2 Corinthians 7:11; Luke 21:22; ποιεῖν τήν ἐκδίκησιν τίνος, to vindicate one from wrongs, accomplish the avenging of, Luke 18:7f; τίνι, to avenge an injured person, Acts 7:24 (Judges 11:36); ἐκδίκησις τίνος, objec. genitive, the punishment of one, 1 Peter 2:14; διδόναι ἐκδίκησιν τίνι, to inflict punishment on (render vengeance to) one, 2 Thessalonians 1:8; cf. (Sir. 12:6); Ezekiel 25:14. (Polybius 3, 8, 10.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
vengeance, punishment.

From ekdikeo; vindication, retribution -- (a-, re-)venge(-ance), punishment.

see GREEK ekdikeo

Forms and Transliterations
εκδικήσει εκδικήσεις εκδικήσεων εκδικησεως εκδικήσεως εκδικήσεώς ἐκδικήσεως εκδικησιν εκδίκησιν εκδίκησίν ἐκδίκησιν εκδικησις εκδικήσις εκδίκησις ἐκδίκησις εκδικητήν ekdikeseos ekdikēseōs ekdikḗseos ekdikḗseōs ekdikesin ekdikēsin ekdíkesin ekdíkēsin ekdikesis ekdikēsis ekdíkesis ekdíkēsis
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 18:7 N-AFS
GRK: ποιήσῃ τὴν ἐκδίκησιν τῶν ἐκλεκτῶν
NAS: bring about justice for His elect
KJV: not God avenge his own elect,
INT: shall execute the avenging of the elect

Luke 18:8 N-AFS
GRK: ποιήσει τὴν ἐκδίκησιν αὐτῶν ἐν
NAS: you that He will bring about justice for them quickly.
KJV: that he will avenge them speedily.
INT: he will execute the avenging of them in

Luke 21:22 N-GFS
GRK: ὅτι ἡμέραι ἐκδικήσεως αὗταί εἰσιν
NAS: are days of vengeance, so that all things
KJV: the days of vengeance, that all things
INT: for days of avenging these are

Acts 7:24 N-AFS
GRK: καὶ ἐποίησεν ἐκδίκησιν τῷ καταπονουμένῳ
NAS: him and took vengeance for the oppressed
KJV: [him], and avenged him that was oppressed,
INT: and did vengeance for the [one] being oppressed

Romans 12:19 N-NFS
GRK: γάρ Ἐμοὶ ἐκδίκησις ἐγὼ ἀνταποδώσω
NAS: [of God], for it is written, VENGEANCE IS MINE,
KJV: it is written, Vengeance [is] mine;
INT: indeed To me vengeance I will repay

2 Corinthians 7:11 N-AFS
GRK: ζῆλον ἀλλὰ ἐκδίκησιν ἐν παντὶ
NAS: what avenging of wrong! In everything
KJV: yea, [what] revenge! In
INT: zeal but vengenace in every [way]

2 Thessalonians 1:8 N-AFS
GRK: φλογός διδόντος ἐκδίκησιν τοῖς μὴ
NAS: dealing out retribution to those
KJV: taking vengeance on them that know
INT: of flame awarding vengenace on those that not

Hebrews 10:30 N-NFS
GRK: εἰπόντα Ἐμοὶ ἐκδίκησις ἐγὼ ἀνταποδώσω
KJV: him that hath said, Vengeance [belongeth] unto me,
INT: having said To me vengeance [belongs] I will repay

1 Peter 2:14 N-AFS
GRK: πεμπομένοις εἰς ἐκδίκησιν κακοποιῶν ἔπαινον
NAS: as sent by him for the punishment of evildoers
KJV: for the punishment of evildoers,
INT: sent for vengenace [on] evildoers praise

Strong's Greek 1557
9 Occurrences

ἐκδικήσεως — 1 Occ.
ἐκδίκησιν — 6 Occ.
ἐκδίκησις — 2 Occ.

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