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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


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1: πονηρία
(Strong's #4189 — Noun Feminine — poneria — pon-ay-ree'-ah )

akin to poneros (see above, No. 1), is always rendered "wickedness" save in Acts 3:26 : see INIQUITY , No. 4.

2: κακία
(Strong's #2549 — Noun Feminine — kakia — kak-ee'-ah )

"evil," is rendered "wickedness" in Acts 8:22 ; RV in James 1:21 , AV, "naughtiness." See EVIL , B, No. 1, MALICE.

Notes: (1) For the AV of 1 John 5:19 see WICKED , No. 1. (2) In Acts 25:5 , AV, the word atopos (RV, "amiss") is incorrectly rendered "wickedness."

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Wickedness'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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