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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4203 - πορνεύω

Transliteration
porneúō
Phonetics
porn-yoo'-o  
Word Origin
from (4204)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
6:579,918
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to prostitute one's body to the lust of another
  2. to give one's self to unlawful sexual intercourse
    1. to commit fornication
  3. metaph. to be given to idolatry, to worship idols
    1. to permit one's self to be drawn away by another into idolatry
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2181 ‑ זָנָה (zaw‑naw');  6945 ‑ קָדֵשׁ (kaw‑dashe');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (8) NAS (8) HCS (8)
1 Corinthians 2
Revelation 5
1 Corinthians 2
Revelation 5
1 Corinthians 3
Revelation 5
BYZ TIS TR
V-AAI-3P 3
V-AAN 2
V-AAP-NPM 1
V-PAP-NSM 1
V-PAS-1P 1
V-AAI-3P 3
V-AAN 2
V-AAP-NPM 1
V-PAP-NSM 1
V-PAS-1P 1
V-AAI-3P 3
V-AAN 2
V-AAP-NPM 1
V-PAP-NSM 1
V-PAS-1P 1
NA WH
V-AAN 1
V-AAI-3P 3
V-AAN 2
V-AAP-NPM 1
V-PAP-NSM 1
V-PAS-1P 1


Thayer's Expanded Definition
 πορνεύω; 1aorist ἐπόρνευσα; (πόρνος, πόρνη which see); the Sept. for זָנָה; in Greek writings (( Herodotus), Demosthenes, Aeschines, Dio Cassius, Lucian, others)

1. to prostitute one's body to the lust of another. In the Scriptures

2. to give oneself to unlawful sexual intercourse; to commit fornication ( Vulg. fornicor): 1 Corinthians 6:18; 1 Corinthians 10:8; Revelation 2:14,20; ( Mark 10:19 WH (rejected) marginal reading).

3. by a Hebraism (see πορνεία, b.) metaphorically, to be given to idolatry, to worship idols: 1 Chronicles 5:25; Psalm 72:27 (Psalm 73:27>); Jeremiah 3:6; Ezekiel 23:19; Hosea 9:1, etc.; μετά τίνος, to permit oneself to be drawn away by another into idolatry, Revelation 17:2; Revelation 18.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πορνεύω ,

[in LXX for H2181;]

1. to prostitute the body for hire.

2. to commit fornication: (WH, mg), ; , ; . Metaph. (as in LXX: , , , al.), of idolatry (but v. Swete, Ap., 180 f.), ; ; (cf. ἐκ - πορνεύω ).

 

 

 

 


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";summon (God) beforehand to witness,"; ";call beforehand to witness."; Hort ad 1 Peter 1:11 states that this verb is unknown elsewhere except in Theodorus Metochita, about A.D. 1300; but we can now add P Lond IV. 1356.32 (A.D. 710) προμαρτυρόμενος [αὐτοὺς εἰ ]ς τὸ σχεῖν τὸν φόβον ̣ τοῦ Θεοῦ πρὸ ὀφθαλμῶν.

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
επορνευσαν επόρνευσαν ἐπόρνευσαν επόρνευσας επόρνευσε επόρνευσεν πορνεύοντα πορνεύοντες πορνευσαι πορνεύσαι πορνεῦσαι πορνευσαντες πορνεύσαντες πορνεύσει πορνεύσης πορνεύσουσιν πορνεύσωσι πορνευωμεν πορνεύωμεν πορνευων πορνεύων eporneusan epórneusan porneuomen porneuōmen porneúomen porneúōmen porneuon porneuōn porneúon porneúōn porneusai porneûsai porneusantes porneúsantes

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