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κακοποιέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κακοποιέω
Greek transliteration: 
kakopoieō
Simplified transliteration: 
kakopoieo
Principal Parts: 
-, ἐκακοποίησα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2554
GK Number: 
2803
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
to do evil, do what is wrong
Definition: 
to cause evil, injure, do harm, Mk. 3:4; Lk. 6:9; to do evil, commit sin, 1 Pet. 3:17; 3 Jn. 11*

Greek-English Concordance for

Mark 3:4 And he said to them, “Is it lawful on the Sabbath to do good or to do evil (kakopoiēsai | κακοποιῆσαι | aor act inf ), to save life or to destroy it?” But they remained silent.
Luke 6:9 Then Jesus said to them, “I ask you whether it is lawful on the Sabbath to do good or to do harm (kakopoiēsai | κακοποιῆσαι | aor act inf ), to save life or to destroy it?”
1 Peter 3:17 For it is better to suffer for doing good, if it is God’s will, than for doing evil (kakopoiountas | κακοποιοῦντας | pres act ptcp acc pl masc).
3 John 1:11 Dear friend, do not imitate what is evil but what is good. The one who does good is of God; the one who does evil (kakopoiōn | κακοποιῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) has not seen God.