2557. kakourgos
Strong's Concordance
kakourgos: a criminal
Original Word: κακοῦργος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: kakourgos
Phonetic Spelling: (kak-oor'-gos)
Definition: a criminal
Usage: (lit: an evil-worker), a criminal.
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2557 kakoúrgos (from 2556 /kakós, "a malignant disposition") – "a malefactor; a technical word implying criminality. William Ramsay noted this term "marks exactly the tone of the Neronian period, and . . . refers expressly to the flagitia, for which the Christians were condemned under Nero, and for which they were no longer condemned in ad 112" (WS).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kakos and the same as ergon
a criminal
NASB Translation
criminal (1), criminals (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2557: κακοῦργος

κακοῦργος, κακουργον (contracted from κακοεργος, from κακόν and ἘΡΓΩ; cf. πανοῦργος, and on the accent of both see Göttling, Lehre v. Accent, p. 321; (Chandler § 445)), as a substantive, a malefactor: 2 Timothy 2:9; of a robber, Luke 23:32f (cf. Winers Grammar, 530 (493); Buttmann, § 150, 3), 39. (Proverbs 21:15; in Greek writings from (Sophocles and) Herodotus down.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
a criminal

From kakos and the base of ergon; a wrong-doer, i.e. Criminal -- evil-doer, malefactor.

see GREEK kakos

see GREEK ergon

Forms and Transliterations
κακουργοι κακούργοι κακοῦργοι κακούργοις κακουργος κακούργος κακοῦργος κακουργους κακούργους κακουργων κακούργων kakourgoi kakoûrgoi kakourgon kakourgōn kakoúrgon kakoúrgōn kakourgos kakoûrgos kakourgous kakoúrgous
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 23:32 Adj-NMP
GRK: καὶ ἕτεροι κακοῦργοι δύο σὺν
NAS: also, who were criminals, were being led away
KJV: two other, malefactors, led with
INT: also other criminals two with

Luke 23:33 Adj-AMP
GRK: καὶ τοὺς κακούργους ὃν μὲν
NAS: they crucified Him and the criminals, one
KJV: him, and the malefactors, one on
INT: and the criminals one indeed

Luke 23:39 Adj-GMP
GRK: τῶν κρεμασθέντων κακούργων ἐβλασφήμει αὐτόν
NAS: One of the criminals who were hanged
KJV: one of the malefactors which were hanged
INT: of the having been hanged criminals railed at him

2 Timothy 2:9 Adj-NMS
GRK: δεσμῶν ὡς κακοῦργος ἀλλὰ ὁ
NAS: to imprisonment as a criminal; but the word
KJV: as an evil doer, [even] unto
INT: chains as an evildoer but the

Strong's Greek 2557
4 Occurrences

κακούργων — 1 Occ.
κακοῦργοι — 1 Occ.
κακοῦργος — 1 Occ.
κακούργους — 1 Occ.

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