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κακόν (kakon, 2556B)


[speaking] evil, bad, bad things, evil, evil thing, evil things, evil things (harm), evils, harm, of (by) evil things, of bad things, of wrong[s]

Greek-English Concordance: 79 verses

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Matt.27:23 23 δὲ ἔφη, Τί γὰρ κακὸν ἐποίησεν; οἱ δὲ περισσῶς ἔκραζον λέγοντες, Σταυρωθήτω. 23 Why ? Pilate {NEQ} demanded . What crime has he committed ? But the mob roared even louder , Crucify him !
Mark.15:14 14 δὲ Πειλᾶτος ἔλεγεν αὐτοῖς, Τί γὰρ ἐποίησεν κακόν; οἱ δὲ περισσῶς ἔκραξαν, Σταύρωσον αὐτόν. 14 Why ? {NEQ} {NEQ} Pilate demanded {RPT} . What crime has he committed ? But the mob roared even louder , Crucify him !
Luke.16:25 25εἶπεν δὲ Ἀβραάμ, Τέκνον, μνήσθητι ὅτι ἀπέλαβες τὰ ἀγαθά σου ἐν τῇ ζωῇ σου, καὶ Λάζαρος ὁμοίως τὰ κακά· νῦν δὲ ὧδε παρακαλεῖται, σὺ δὲ ὀδυνᾶσαι. 25 But Abraham said to him , Son , remember that during your {NEQ} lifetime you had everything you wanted , and Lazarus {NEQ} had nothing . So now he is here being comforted , and you are in anguish .
Luke.23:22 22 δὲ τρίτον εἶπεν πρὸς αὐτούς, Τί γὰρ κακὸν ἐποίησεν οὗτος; οὐδὲν αἴτιον θανάτου εὗρον ἐν αὐτῷ· παιδεύσας οὖν, αὐτὸν ἀπολύσω. 22 For the third time he demanded {RPT} , Why ? What crime has he committed ? I have found no reason to sentence him to death . So I will have him flogged , and then I will release him .
John.18:23 23ἀπεκρίθη αὐτῷ Ἰησοῦς, Εἰ κακῶς ἐλάλησα, μαρτύρησον περὶ τοῦ κακοῦ· εἰ δὲ καλῶς τί με δέρεις; 23 Jesus replied {RPT} , If I said anything wrong , you must prove it . But if I’m speaking the truth , why are you beating me ?
John.18:30 30ἀπεκρίθησαν καὶ εἶπαν αὐτῷ, Εἰ μὴ ἦν οὗτος κακὸν ποιῶν οὐκ ἄν σοι παρεδώκαμεν αὐτόν. 30 We wouldn’t have handed him over to you if he weren’t a criminal ! they retorted {RPT} .
Acts.9:13 13ἀπεκρίθη δὲ Ἁνανίας, Κύριε, ἤκουσα ἀπὸ πολλῶν περὶ τοῦ ἀνδρὸς τούτου ὅσα κακὰ τοῖς ἁγίοις σου ἐποίησεν ἐν Ἰερουσαλήμ. 13 But Lord , exclaimed Ananias , I’ve heard many people talk about the terrible things this {NEQ} man has done to the believers {RPT} in Jerusalem !
Acts.16:28 28ἐφώνησεν δὲ Παῦλος μεγάλῃ φωνῇ λέγων, Μηδὲν πράξῃς σεαυτῷ κακόν· ἅπαντες γάρ ἐσμεν ἐνθάδε. 28 But Paul shouted to him , Stop ! Don’t kill yourself ! {NEQ} We are all here !
Rom.1:30 30καταλάλους, θεοστυγεῖς, ὑβριστάς, ὑπερηφάνους, ἀλαζόνας· ἐφευρετὰς κακῶν γονεῦσιν ἀπειθεῖς· 30 They are backstabbers , haters of God , insolent , proud , and boastful . They invent new ways of sinning , and they disobey their parents .
Rom.2:9 9θλῖψις καὶ στενοχωρία ἐπὶ πᾶσαν ψυχὴν ἀνθρώπου τοῦ κατεργαζομένου τὸ κακόν— Ἰουδαίου τε πρῶτον καὶ ̔Έλληνος· 9 There will be trouble and calamity for everyone who keeps on doing what is evil {NEQ} for the Jew first and also for the Gentile .  * 
Rom.3:8 8καὶ μὴ καθὼς βλασφημούμεθα καὶ καθώς φασίν τινες ἡμᾶς λέγειν ὅτι, Ποιήσωμεν τὰ κακά· ἵνα ἔλθῃ τὰ ἀγαθά. ὧν τὸ κρίμα ἔνδικόν ἐστιν. 8 {NEQ} {NEQ} And some people even slander us {RPT} by claiming that we say , The more we sin , the better it is ! Those who say such things deserve to be condemned .
Rom.7:19 19οὐ γὰρ θέλω ποιῶ ἀγαθόν· ἀλλὰ οὐ θέλω κακόν, τοῦτο πράσσω. 19 {NEQ} I want to do what is good , but I don’t . I don’t want to do what is wrong , but I do it anyway .
Rom.7:21 21εὑρίσκω ἄρα τὸν νόμον, τῷ θέλοντι ἐμοὶ ποιεῖν τὸ καλόν, ὅτι ἐμοὶ τὸ κακὸν παράκειται. 21 {NEQ} I have discovered this principle of life that {NEQ} when I want to do what is right , {NEQ} I inevitably do what is wrong .
Rom.12:17 17μηδενὶ κακὸν ἀντὶ κακοῦ ἀποδιδόντες· προνοούμενοι καλὰ ἐνώπιον πάντων ἀνθρώπων· 17 Never pay back evil with more evil . Do things in such a way that everyone can see you are honorable .
Rom.12:21 21μὴ νικῶ ὑπὸ τοῦ κακοῦ, ἀλλὰ νίκα ἐν τῷ ἀγαθῷ τὸ κακόν. 21 Don’t let {NEQ} evil conquer you , but conquer {NEQ} evil by doing {NEQ} good .
Rom.13:3 3οἱ γὰρ ἄρχοντες οὐκ εἰσὶν φόβος τῷ ἀγαθῷ ἔργῳ, ἀλλὰ τῷ κακῷ. θέλεις δὲ μὴ φοβεῖσθαι τὴν ἐξουσίαν; τὸ ἀγαθὸν ποίει καὶ ἕξεις ἔπαινον ἐξ αὐτῆς. 3 For the authorities do not strike fear in people who are doing right , but in those who are doing wrong . {NEQ} Would you like to live without fear of the authorities ? Do what is right , and {RPT} they will honor you .
Rom.13:4 4θεοῦ γὰρ διάκονός ἐστιν, σοὶ εἰς τὸ ἀγαθόν. ἐὰν δὲ τὸ κακὸν ποιῇς, φοβοῦ, οὐ γὰρ εἰκῇ τὴν μάχαιραν φορεῖ. θεοῦ γὰρ διάκονός ἐστιν, ἔκδικος εἰς ὀργὴν τῷ τὸ κακὸν πράσσοντι. 4 {NEQ} The authorities are God’s servants , sent for your {NEQ} good . But if you are doing {NEQ} wrong , of course you should be afraid , for they have the power to punish you . {NEQ} They are God’s servants , sent for the very purpose of punishing those who do what is wrong .
Rom.13:10 10 ἀγάπη τῷ πλησίον κακὸν οὐκ ἐργάζεται, πλήρωμα οὖν νόμου ἀγάπη. 10 {NEQ} Love does no wrong to {NEQ} others , so {NEQ} love fulfills the requirements of God’s law .
Rom.14:20 20μὴ ἕνεκεν βρώματος κατάλυε τὸ ἔργον τοῦ θεοῦ. πάντα μὲν καθαρά, ἀλλὰ κακὸν τῷ ἀνθρώπῳ τῷ διὰ προσκόμματος ἐσθίοντι. 20 Don’t tear apart the work of {NEQ} God over what you eat . Remember , all {NEQ} foods are acceptable , but it is wrong {NEQ} {NEQ} {NEQ} to eat something if it makes another person stumble .
Rom.16:19 19 γὰρ ὑμῶν ὑπακοὴ εἰς πάντας ἀφίκετο· ἐφ᾽ ὑμῖν οὖν χαίρω. θέλω δὲ ὑμᾶς σοφοὺς εἶναι εἰς τὸ ἀγαθὸν ἀκεραίους δὲ εἰς τὸ κακόν. 19 But everyone knows that you are {NEQ} obedient to the Lord . {NEQ} This makes me very happy . {NEQ} I want you to be wise in doing right and to stay innocent of any wrong .
1Cor.10:6 6ταῦτα δὲ τύποι ἡμῶν ἐγενήθησαν, εἰς τὸ μὴ εἶναι ἡμᾶς ἐπιθυμητὰς κακῶν, καθὼς κἀκεῖνοι ἐπεθύμησαν, 6 {NEQ} These things happened as a warning to us , so that we would not crave evil things as they did ,
1Cor.13:5 5οὐκ ἀσχημονεῖ· οὐ ζητεῖ τὰ ἑαυτῆς· οὐ παροξύνεται, οὐ λογίζεται τὸ κακόν· 5 or rude . It does not demand its own way . It is not irritable , and it keeps no record of being {NEQ} wronged .
2Cor.13:7 7εὐχόμεθα δὲ πρὸς τὸν θεὸν μὴ ποιῆσαι ὑμᾶς κακὸν μηδέν· οὐχ ἵνα ἡμεῖς δόκιμοι φανῶμεν· ἀλλ᾽ ἵνα ὑμεῖς τὸ καλὸν ποιῆτε— ἡμεῖς δὲ ὡς ἀδόκιμοι ὦμεν. 7 We pray {NEQ} to {NEQ} God that you will not do what is wrong {RPT} by refusing our correction . I hope we won’t need to demonstrate our authority when we arrive . {NEQ} {NEQ} {RPT} Do the right thing before we come even if that makes it look like we have failed to demonstrate our authority .
1Thes.5:15 15ὁρᾶτε μή τις κακὸν ἀντὶ κακοῦ τινὶ ἀποδῷ, ἀλλὰ πάντοτε τὸ ἀγαθὸν διώκετε εἰς ἀλλήλους καὶ εἰς πάντας. 15 See that no one pays back evil for evil , but always try to do {NEQ} good to each other and to all people .
1Tim.6:10 10ῥίζα γὰρ πάντων τῶν κακῶν ἐστὶν φιλαργυρία· ἧς τινὲς ὀρεγόμενοι, ἀπεπλανήθησαν ἀπὸ τῆς πίστεως καὶ ἑαυτοὺς περιέπειραν ὀδύναις πολλαῖς. 10 For the love of money is the root of all kinds of {NEQ} evil . {RPT} And some people , craving money , have wandered from the true faith and pierced themselves with many sorrows .
2Tim.4:14 14Ἀλέξανδρος χαλκεὺς πολλά μοι κακὰ ἐνεδείξατο, ἀποδώσει αὐτῷ κύριος κατὰ τὰ ἔργα αὐτοῦ· 14 Alexander the coppersmith did me much harm , but the Lord will judge him for what he has done .
Heb.5:14 14τελείων δέ ἐστιν στερεὰ τροφή, τῶν διὰ τὴν ἕξιν τὰ αἰσθητήρια γεγυμνασμένα ἐχόντων πρὸς διάκρισιν καλοῦ τε καὶ κακοῦ. 14 {NEQ} {NEQ} Solid food is for those who are mature , who through {RPT} {RPT} training have the skill to recognize the difference between right {NEQ} and wrong .
Jas.1:13 13μηδεὶς πειραζόμενος λεγέτω ὅτι, Ἀπὸ θεοῦ πειράζομαι· γὰρ θεὸς ἀπείραστός ἐστιν κακῶν, πειράζει δὲ αὐτὸς οὐδένα. 13 And remember , when you are being tempted , do not say , God is tempting me . {NEQ} {NEQ} God is never tempted to do wrong ,  *  and he never tempts anyone else .
1Pet.3:9 9μὴ ἀποδιδόντες κακὸν ἀντὶ κακοῦ, λοιδορίαν ἀντὶ λοιδορίας· τοὐναντίον δέ, εὐλογοῦντες· ὅτι εἰς τοῦτο ἐκλήθητε, ἵνα εὐλογίαν κληρονομήσητε. 9 Don’t repay evil for evil . Don’t retaliate with insults when people insult you . Instead , pay them back with a blessing . That is what God has called you to do , and he will bless you for it .
1Pet.3:10 10ὁ, γάρ, Θέλων ζωὴν ἀγαπᾶν καὶ ἰδεῖν ἡμέρας ἀγαθάς, παυσάτω τὴν γλῶσσαν ἀπὸ κακοῦ, καὶ χείλη τοῦ μὴ λαλῆσαι δόλον. 10 For the Scriptures say , If you want to enjoy life and see many happy days , keep your tongue from speaking evil and your lips from telling lies .
1Pet.3:11 11ἐκκλινάτω δὲ ἀπὸ κακοῦ καὶ ποιησάτω ἀγαθόν· ζητησάτω εἰρήνην, καὶ διωξάτω αὐτήν. 11 {NEQ} Turn away from evil and do good . Search for peace , and work to maintain it .
1Pet.3:12 12ὅτι ὀφθαλμοὶ κυρίου ἐπὶ δικαίους, καὶ ὦτα αὐτοῦ εἰς δέησιν αὐτῶν· πρόσωπον δὲ κυρίου ἐπὶ ποιοῦντας κακά. 12 {NEQ} The eyes of the Lord watch over those who do right , and his ears are open to their prayers . But the Lord turns his face against those who do evil .  * 
3Jn.1:11 11ἀγαπητέ, μὴ μιμοῦ τὸ κακόν· ἀλλὰ τὸ ἀγαθόν. ἀγαθοποιῶν ἐκ τοῦ θεοῦ ἐστίν, κακοποιῶν οὐχ ἑώρακεν τὸν θεόν. 11 Dear friend , don’t let this bad example influence you . Follow only what is good . Remember that those who do good prove that they are {NEQ} God’s children , and those who do evil prove that they do not know {NEQ} God .  *