2559. kakoó
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kakoó: to ill-treat
Original Word: κακόω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kakoó
Phonetic Spelling: (kak-o'-o)
Short Definition: I treat badly
Definition: I treat badly, afflict, embitter, make angry.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 2559 kakóō – to inflict misery (ill-treatment, vexation); to harm, injure. See 2556 (kakos).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kakos
to ill-treat
NASB Translation
embittered (1), harm (2), mistreat (1), mistreated (2).

STRONGS NT 2559: κακόω

κακόω, κακῷ: future κακώσω; 1 aorist ἐκάκωσα; (κακός);

1. to oppress, afflict, harm, maltreat: τινα, Acts 7:6, 19; Acts 12:1; Acts 18:10; 1 Peter 3:13 (Exodus 5:22; Exodus 23:9 Alex.; in Greek writings from Homer down).

2. by a usage foreign to the classics, to embitter (Vulg.ad iracundiam concito); render evil affected (Psalm 105:32 (); Josephus, Antiquities 16, 1, 2; 7, 3; 8, 6): τήν ψυχήν τίνος κατά τίνος, against one, Acts 14:2.

to mistreat, harm

From kakos; to injure; figuratively, to exasperate -- make evil affected, entreat evil, harm, hurt, vex.

see GREEK kakos

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