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Bible Encyclopedias

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Incontinency

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in - kon´ti - nen - si ( ἀκρασία , akrası́a , "without control"): In 1 Corinthians 7:5 , it evidently refers to lack of control in a particular matter, and signifies unchastity. In Matthew 23:25 , the Greek word is translated in both the King James Version and the American Standard Revised Version by "excess.»

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Incontinency'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/i/incontinency.html. 1915.

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