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Lexicon :: Strong's G4203 - porneuō

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πορνεύω
Transliteration
porneuō
Pronunciation
por-nyü'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:579,918

Strong’s Definitions

πορνεύω porneúō, porn-yoo'-o; from G4204; to act the harlot, i.e. (literally) indulge unlawful lust (of either sex), or (figuratively) practise idolatry:—commit (fornication).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's G4203 in the following manner: commit fornication (7x), commit (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's G4203 in the following manner: commit fornication (7x), commit (1x).
  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

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πορνεύω porneúō, porn-yoo'-o; from G4204; to act the harlot, i.e. (literally) indulge unlawful lust (of either sex), or (figuratively) practise idolatry:—commit (fornication).
STRONGS NT 4203: πορνεύω
πορνεύω; 1 aorist 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 (Ps. 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.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Chronicles
5:25
Psalms
73:27
Jeremiah
3:6
Ezekiel
23:19
Hosea
9:1
Mark
10:19
1 Corinthians
6:18; 10:8
Revelation
2:14; 2:20; 17:2; 18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4203 matches the Greek πορνεύω (porneuō),
which occurs 8 times in 7 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:18 - Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication G4203 sinneth against his own body.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:8 - Neither let us commit fornication, G4203 as some of them committed, G4203 and fell in one day three and twenty thousand.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:14 - But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication. G4203
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:20 - Notwithstanding I have a few things against thee, because thou sufferest that woman Jezebel, which calleth herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, G4203 and to eat things sacrificed unto idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:2 - With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, G4203 and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:3 - For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication G4203 with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:9 - And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication G4203 and lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning,
 
 
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