Word Summary
kakourgos: a criminal
Original Word: κακοῦργος
Transliteration: kakourgos
Phonetic Spelling: (kak-oor'-gos)
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: a criminal
Meaning: a criminal
Strong's Concordance
a criminal

From kakos and the base of ergon; a wrong-doer, i.e. Criminal -- evil-doer, malefactor.

see GREEK kakos

see GREEK ergon

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2557: κακοῦργος

κακοῦργος, κακουργον (contracted from κακοεργος, from κακόν and ἘΡΓΩ; cf. πανοῦργος, and on the accent of both see Göttling, Lehre v. Accent, p. 321; (Chandler § 445)), as a substantive, a malefactor: 2 Timothy 2:9; of a robber, Luke 23:32f (cf. Winers Grammar, 530 (493); Buttmann, § 150, 3), 39. (Proverbs 21:15; in Greek writings from (Sophocles and) Herodotus down.)