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Forms of the word
κακία, -ας, ἡ
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evil, wickedness, depravity, malice; in some contexts an evil situation means a difficult and hard circumstance rather than a morally corrupt circumstance (Mt 6:34)
malice, malignity, Rom. 1:29; Eph. 4:31; wickedness, depravity, Acts 8:22; 1 Cor. 5:8; in NT evil, trouble, calamity, misfortune, Mt. 6:34

Greek-English Concordance for κακία

Matthew 6:34 Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious about itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble (kakia | κακία | nom sg fem).
Acts 8:22 Repent, therefore, of this wickedness (kakias | κακίας | gen sg fem) of yours, and pray to the Lord that, if possible, the intent of your heart may be forgiven you.
Romans 1:29 They are filled with every kind of unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, malice (kakia | κακίᾳ | dat sg fem). They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, meanness. They are gossips,
1 Corinthians 5:8 So let us celebrate the festival, not with the old leaven, the leaven of malice (kakias | κακίας | gen sg fem) and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
1 Corinthians 14:20 Brothers, do not be children in your thinking. Rather, in evil (kakia | κακίᾳ | dat sg fem) be infants but in your thinking be adults.
Ephesians 4:31 Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be removed from you, along with all malice (kakia | κακίᾳ | dat sg fem).
Colossians 3:8 But now But you must put away you those things: all those things: anger, rage, malice (kakian | κακίαν | acc sg fem), slander, and filthy talk from your mouth. your
Titus 3:3 For once we ourselves also were foolish, disobedient, being led astray, being enslaved by desires and various pleasures, living a life of evil (kakia | κακίᾳ | dat sg fem) and envy, detestable, hating one another.
James 1:21 Therefore put aside all filthiness and rampant wickedness (kakias | κακίας | gen sg fem), and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.
1 Peter 2:1 Therefore, having put away all malice (kakian | κακίαν | acc sg fem) and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and slander of every kind,
1 Peter 2:16 Live as free people, not as those using freedom as a cover-up for evil (kakias | κακίας | gen sg fem), but as servants of God.