Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2558 - κακουχέω
- to treat ill, oppress, plague
wrong, injure, αὑτόν Telesp.34H.; maltreat, esp. a wife, Mitteis Chr. 284.6 (ii B.C.), POxy. 281.17 (i A.D.), etc.: — Pass., to be afflicted or injured, LXX 3 Ki. 2.26; ὑπὸ τοῦ δηγμοῦ D.S. 3.23; κακουχουμένους τελευτῆσαι τὸν βίον Plu. 2.114e.
† κακουχέω , -ῶ
(< κακόν , ἔχω ),
[in LXX: 1 Kings 2:26; 1 Kings 11:39 (H6030 pi., hith.)*;]
to ill-treat, hurt, torment: pass. ptcp., Hebrews 11:37; Hebrews 13:3.†
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κακουχέω is common in marriage-contracts, where the husband undertakes as regards his wife—μὴ κακουχεῖν αὐτὴν μηδ᾽ ὑβρίζειν μηδ᾽ ἐγβάλλειν μηδ᾽ ἄλλην γυναῖκα ἐπεισάγειν, see BGU IV. 1050.14 (time of Augustus) al. : cf. the complaint against a husband, P Oxy II. 281.17 (A.D. 20–50) οὐ διέλειπεν κακουχῶν με καὶ ὑβρί [ζ ]ων, and for the corr. subst. see the deed of divorce, BGU IV. 1105.18 (time of Augustus) τ ̣ο ̣ῖ ̣ς ̣ π ̣ρ ̣ο ̣κειμένοις κακουχία ̣ς ̤ (l. – αις) μ ̣ε ̣ καὶ καθυβρίζει.
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