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Strong's #808 - ἀσχημοσύνη

Transliteration
aschēmosýnē
Phonetics
as-kay-mos-oo'-nay
Origin
from (G809)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. unseemliness, an unseemly deed
    1. of a woman's genitals
    2. of one's nakedness, shame
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 216 ‑ אוֹר (ore);  6172 ‑ עֶרְוָה (er‑vaw');  6627 ‑ צֵאָה (tsaw‑aw');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
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KJV (2)
Romans
1
Revelation
1
NAS (3)
Romans
2
Revelation
1
HCS (2)
Romans
1
Revelation
1
BSB (2)
Romans
1
Revelation
1
ESV (1)
Romans
1
WEB (2)
Romans
1
Revelation
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀσχημ-οσύνη, ἡ,

I

1. want of form, ἀ. καὶ ἀμορφία Arist. Ph. 190b15, cf. 188b20, Simp. in Cael. 129.26.

2. ungracefulness, Pl. Smp. 196a, R. 401a; awkwardness, Id. Tht. 174c; disfigurement, τοῦ προσώπου, in playing on the flute, Arist. Pol. 1341b5.

3. ἀ. φέρει brings discredit, disgrace, Id. EN 1126b33.

II in moral sense, indecorum, obscene or disgraceful conduct, Romans 1:27 : in pl., Ph. 1.78, Vett.Val. 61.31.

III euphem.for αἰδοῖον, LXX Leviticus 18:7,al.; for ἀπόπατος, ib. Deuteronomy 23:13(14).

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀσχημοσύνη , -ης ,

(< ἀσχήμων ),

[in LXX chiefly for H6172;]

unseemliness: Romans 1:27 (MM, s.v.); euphemism for ἡ αἰσχύνη , as freq. in LXX, shame, nakedness: Revelation 16:15.†


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

For . in Romans 1:27 = opus obscaenum, Lietzmann (HZNT III. i. ad l.) refers to Philo Legg. Alleg. II. 66, p. 78 τῆς . . ἀναισχυντίας παραδείγματα αἱ ἀσχημοσύναι πᾶσαι : cf. III. 158, p. 118. Vettius Valens p. 61.31 ἐν ἀσχημοσύναις καὶ κατακρίσεσι , apparently ";scandals and condemnations.";

 

 

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
ασχημοσύνη ασχημοσυνην ασχημοσύνην ἀσχημοσύνην ασχημοσύνης aschemosunen aschēmosunēn aschemosynen aschemosýnen aschēmosynēn aschēmosýnēn
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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