corner graphic

Bible Dictionaries

Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Harm

Resource Toolbox
Additional Links
A — 1: κακός
(Strong's #2556 — Adjective — kakos — kak-os' )

"evil," is rendered "harm" in Acts 16:28 ; 28:5 . See EVIL.

A — 2: πονηρός
(Strong's #4190 — Adjective — poneros — pon-ay-ros' )

"evil," generally of a more malignant sort than No. 1, is translated "harm" in Acts 28:21 . See EVIL.

A — 3: ἄτοπος
(Strong's #824 — Adjective — atopos — at'-op-os )

see AMISS.

A — 4: ὕβρις
(Strong's #5196 — Noun Feminine — hubris — hoo'-bris )

primarily denotes "wantonness, insolence;" then, "an act of wanton violence, an outrage, injury," 2 Corinthians 12:10 , RV, "injuries," AV, "reproaches" (more than reproach is conveyed by the term); metaphorically of a loss by sea, Acts 27:10 , RV, "injury," AV, "hurt," and Acts 27:21 , RV, "injury," AV, "harm." See HURT , INJURY , REPROACH.

B — 1: κακόω
(Strong's #2559 — Verb — kakoo — kak-o'-o )

"to do evil to a person" (akin to A, No. 1), is rendered "harm" in 1 Peter 3:13 , and in the RV of Acts 18:10 (AV, "hurt"). See AFFECT , EVIL.

B — 2: κακοποιέω
(Strong's #2554 — Verb — kakopoieo — kak-op-oy-eh'-o )

"to do harm" (A, No. 1, and poieo, "to do"), is so rendered in the RV of Mark 3:4 ; Luke 6:9 (AV, "to do evil"), with reference to the moral character of what is done; in 1 Peter 3:17 , "evil doing;" 3 John 1:11 , "doeth evil."


Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information
Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Harm'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ved/h/harm.html. 1940.

Search for…
Enter query in the box:
 or 
Choose a letter to browse:
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M 
N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z 

 
Prev Entry
Harlot
Next Entry
Harmless
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology