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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #92 - ἀδίκημα
- a misdeed, evil doing, iniquity
ἀδίκ-ημα, ατος, τό, (ἀδικέω)
1. wrong done, Hdt. 1.2, 100, etc.: properly, intentional wrong, opp. ἁμάρτημα and ἀτύχημα, Arist. EN 1135b20 sq., Rh. 1374b8; ἀ. ὥρισται τῷ ἑκουσίῳ Id. EN 1135a19: c. gen., wrong done to.., ἀ. τῶν νόμων D. 21.225: also ἀ. πρός τινα Arist. Rh. 1373b21; ἀ. εἴς τι D. 37.58; περί τι Plu. 2.159c: — ἐν ἀδικήματι θέσθαι to consider as a wrong, Th. 1.35; ἀ. θεῖναί τι D. 14.37; ψηφίζεσθαί τι ἐν ἀ. εἶναι Hyp. Eux. 20.
2. error of judgement, dub. in Plb. 9.20a. 7. II that which is got by wrong, ill gotten goods, Pl. R. 365e, Lg. 906d.
The concrete noun from ἀδικεῖν, defined in Aristotle (ap. Thayer) as τὸ ἄδικον ὅταν πραχθῇ, occurs frequently. So BGU IV. 1098.22 (i/B.C.), a marriage contract, of a ";wrong"; done to the wife (εἰς αὐτὴν ἀδίκημα), P Lille I. 29.1 (iii/B.C.) ἐὰν δέ τις περὶ ἀδικήματος ἑ [τέ ]ρο [υ ] οἰκέτηι ὄντι δίκην γραψάμενος ὡς ἐλευθέρωι καταδικάσηται, P Amh II. 33.18 (c. B.C. 157) ἐνφανισμῶν περί τινων ἀδικημάτω [ν ] καὶ παραλογειῶν σίτου τε καὶ χαλκοῦ ";misdeeds and peculations,"; Michel 472.19 f., 884.8 f., 1009.87, etc.
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