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ἐκδι^κ-έω ,
A.avenge, punish,φόνονCtes.Fr.37; “παρακοήν2 Ep.Cor.10.6; “τινάςPGen.47.17 (iv A.D.); exact vengeance for,τὰ αἵματα τῶν δούλωνLXX 2 Ki.4.8; “τὸ αἷμα τὸ ἀναίτιονSIG1181.12 (Jewish, circ. ii/i B.C.).
2. decide a case, δίκην, ἀγῶνα, Ph.2.432, POxy.1020.6 (ii A. D.).
II. avenge or vindicate a person, by taking up his cause, Apollod.2.5.11, PAmh.2.134.10 (ii A.D.), Plu.Comp.Ag.Gracch. 5; “ἑαυτούςEp.Rom.12.19, etc.; . τινὰ ἀπό τινος avenge one on another, Ev.Luc.18.3: c.dat., Sch.Ar.Pl.627:—Pass., LXX Ps.36 (37).28.
2. act asἔκδικος11.3, AJA18.325 (Sardes, i B. C.), cf. CIG2824 (Aphrodisias), BCH23.182 (Pisidia).
III. claim, CIG 3488 (Thyatira), Inscr.Perg.245; “σιτία καὶ ποτά CA8p.431M.
IV. . τισί make retribution for them, Aesop.279b.
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    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 2.5.11
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 627
    • New Testament, Romans, 12.19
    • Old Testament, 2 Samuel, 4.8
    • Old Testament, Psalm, 28
    • New Testament, 2 Corinthians, 10.6
    • New Testament, Luke, 18.3
    • Old Testament, Psalm, 11.3
    • Old Testament, Psalm, 36
    • Old Testament, Psalm, 37
    • Plutarch, Comparison of Agis and Cleomenes and the Gracchi, 5
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