ἐκδίκησις

Lemma: ἐκδίκησις
Literated: ekdíkēsis
Pronounce: ek-dik'-ay-sis
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Part of Speech: from ἐκδικέω; vindication, retribution:--(a-, re-)venge(-ance), punishment.
Language: Greek
And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them?
And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them?
I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?
For these be the days of vengeance, that all things which are written may be fulfilled.
And seeing one of them suffer wrong, he defended him, and avenged him that was oppressed, and smote the Egyptian:
Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.
For behold this selfsame thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what carefulness it wrought in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what revenge! In all things ye have approved yourselves to be clear in this matter.
In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:
For we know him that hath said, Vengeance belongeth unto me, I will recompense, saith the Lord. And again, The Lord shall judge his people.
Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.
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