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Headword: *kaki/a
Adler number: kappa,151
Translated headword: vice
Vetting Status: high
The word has a double meaning. [One is] the real vice, such as prostitution, seduction, greediness and perjury, slander. But hunger and pestilence, deaths and diseases etc. are not evils, because they often become a cause of good things for us.[1] And concerning vice the prophet says: "there is not a vice in the city which the Lord has not produced."[2]
Greek Original:
*kaki/a: diw/numo/s e)stin h( le/cis. h( o)/ntws kaki/a, oi(=on pornei/a, moixei/a, pleoneci/a kai\ e)piorki/a, katalalia/. limo\s de\ kai\ loimo/s, qa/natoi kai\ no/soi kai\ ta)=lla, ou)k e)/sti kaka/, dio/ti polla/kis h(mi=n a)gaqw=n ai)/tia gi/netai. kai\ peri\ tau/ths fhsi\n o( profh/ths: ou)k e)/sti kaki/a e)n po/lei, h(\n ku/rios ou)k e)poi/hsen.
cf. generally kappa 150.
[1] cf. John Chrystostom PG 49.251e.
[2] Amos 3:6 LXX.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; economics; ethics; food; gender and sexuality; medicine; religion
Translated by: Marcelo Boeri on 16 June 2000@15:47:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added notes; cosmetics) on 20 September 2002@08:46:12.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 10 October 2005@09:02:56.
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 8 March 2008@01:04:02.
David Whitehead (tweaks to tr; more keywords; cosmetics) on 10 March 2008@10:29:55.
David Whitehead on 22 January 2013@10:00:44.
David Whitehead (coding) on 29 April 2016@03:48:15.


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