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Strong's #4203 - πορνεύω

Transliteration
porneúō
Phonetics
porn-yoo'-o
Origin
from (G4204)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
6:579,918
Definition
Thayer's
  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  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (8)
1 Corinthians
3
Revelation
5
NAS (14)
1 Corinthians
4
Revelation
10
HCS (8)
1 Corinthians
3
Revelation
5
BSB (8)
1 Corinthians
3
Revelation
5
ESV (8)
1 Corinthians
3
Revelation
5
WEB (8)
1 Corinthians
3
Revelation
5
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πορν-εύω,

prostitute, mostly in Pass., of a woman, prostitute herself, be or become a prostitute, Hdt. 1.93, Eup. 67, Lys. Fr. 59; of a man, Aeschin. 1.52, 119, D. 19.233 .

II intr. in Act., = Pass., LXX De. 23.17(18), Luc. Alex. 5, Phalar. Ep. 121, Harp.s.v. πὠλῶσι; fornicate, 1 Corinthians 6:18 .

2. metaph., practise idolatry, LXX 1 Chronicles 5:25, al.

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: Mark 10:19 (WH, mg), 1 Corinthians 6:18; 1 Corinthians 10:8, Revelation 2:14; Revelation 2:20. Metaph. (as in LXX: 1 Chronicles 5:25, Jeremiah 3:6, Hosea 9:1, al.), of idolatry (but v. Swete, Ap., 180 f.), Revelation 17:2; Revelation 18:3; Revelation 18:9 (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
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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