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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4204 - πόρνη

Transliteration
pórnē
Phonetics
por'-nay
Origin
from (G4205)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
6:579,918
Definition
Thayer's
  1. a woman who sells her body for sexual uses
    1. a prostitute, a harlot, one who yields herself to defilement for the sake of gain
    2. any woman indulging in unlawful sexual intercourse, whether for gain or for lust
  2. metaph. an idolatress
    1. of "Babylon" i.e. Rome, the chief seat of idolatry
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2181 ‑ זָנָה (zaw‑naw');  2219 ‑ זָרָה (zaw‑raw');  4464 ‑ מַמְזֵר (mam‑zare');  6945 ‑ קָדֵשׁ (kaw‑dashe');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (12)
Matthew
2
Luke
1
1 Corinthians
2
Hebrews
1
James
1
Revelation
5
NAS (12)
Matthew
2
Luke
1
1 Corinthians
2
Hebrews
1
James
1
Revelation
5
HCS (12)
Matthew
2
Luke
1
1 Corinthians
2
Hebrews
1
James
1
Revelation
5
BSB (12)
Matthew
2
Luke
1
1 Corinthians
2
Hebrews
1
James
1
Revelation
5
ESV (10)
Luke
1
1 Corinthians
2
Hebrews
1
James
1
Revelation
5
WEB (12)
Matthew
2
Luke
1
1 Corinthians
2
Hebrews
1
James
1
Revelation
5
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πόρν-η, ἡ,

harlot, prostitute, Archil. 142, Ar. Ach. 527, etc. (Prob.from πέρνημι, because Greek prostitutes were commonly bought slaves. )

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πόρνη , -ης , ,

[in LXX chiefly for H2181;]

a prostitute, harlot: Matthew 21:31-32, Luke 15:30, 1 Corinthians 6:15-16 Hebrews 11:31, James 2:25. Metaph. (v. Swete, Ap., 180 f.), of Babylon (i.e. Rome): Revelation 17:1; Revelation 17:5; Revelation 17:15-16; Revelation 19:2.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
πορναι πόρναι πόρναις πόρνας πορνη πόρνη πόρνῃ πορνην πόρνην πορνης πόρνης πορνικόν πορνοκόπος ΠΟΡΝΩΝ πορνών πορνῶν πόρνων pornai pórnai porne pornē pórne pórnē pórnei pórnēi pornen pornēn pórnen pórnēn pornes pornēs pórnes pórnēs PORNoN pornôn PORNŌN pornō̂n
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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