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Strong's #2561 - κάκωσις

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feminine noun
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  1. ill treatment, ill usage
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Strong #: 343 ‑ אֵיד (ade);  6030 ‑ עָנָה (aw‑naw');  6041 ‑ עָנִי (aw‑nee');  7200 ‑ רָאָה (raw‑aw');  8577 ‑ תַּנִּים (tan‑neen', tan‑neem');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


[], εως, ἡ, (κᾰκόω)


1. ill-treatment, τοῦ ἡγεμόνος X. An. 4.6.3, cf. Stud.Pal. 1.8.10 (V A.D.); oppression, τοῦ λαοῦ LXX Exodus 3:7.

2. esp. in Law, ill-usage, of persons by their natural protectors, ὁ τῆς κ. νόμος Lys. 13.91, cf. Isa 8.32, D. 10.40, etc.; γραφὴ κακώσεως Id. 58.32, Men. 328; κ. γονέων, ὀρφανῶν, ἐπικλήρου, οἴκου ὀρφανικοῦ, Arist. Ath. 56.6; τοκέων κ. Lycurg. 147; also κ. ἐπαρχίας misgovernment, of the Rom. actio repetundarum, Plu. Caes. 4.

II suffering, distress, Th. 2.43; πληρωμάτων Id. 7.4; αἰκίαι σωμάτων καὶ κακώσεις Arist. Rh. 1386a8, cf. 1385a24; of the effects of disease, Hp. VM 17: pl., Id. Aër. 19; αἱ τᾶς σαρκὸς τακομένας κακώσιες Ti.Locr. 102c, cf. Phld. Mort. 21, Sor. 1.31.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κάκωσις, κακώσεως, (κακόω), ill-treatment, ill-usage (Vulg. afflictio): Acts 7:34. (Psalm 17:19 (); Exodus 3:7, 17; Job 31:29 (Symm.); Thucydides, Xenophon, Plutarch, others.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κάκωσις , -εως ,

(κακόω ),

[Ín LXX (for H6041, H3045, etc.): Exodus 3:7, Jeremiah 2:28, Wisdom of Solomon 3:2, al.;]

ill-treatment: Acts 7:34 (LXX),†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

In PSI III. 158.16 (iii/A.D. ?) a certain astrological conjunction is said to signify ἀτεκνίαν. . . καὶ κάκωσιν [σ ]ώματο [ς.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
εκαλαμήσαντο κακώσει κακώσεως κακώσεώς κακωσιν κάκωσιν κάκωσίν καλαβώτης κάλαθος καλάθους καλαμάσθε καλαμήσασθαι καλαμήσηται καλαμήσονται καλαμώνται kakosin kakōsin kákosin kákōsin
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