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Lexicon :: Strong's G4202 - porneia

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πορνεία
Transliteration
porneia
Pronunciation
por-nā'-ä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:579,918

Strong’s Definitions

πορνεία porneía, por-ni'-ah; from G4203; harlotry (including adultery and incest); figuratively, idolatry:—fornication.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x

The KJV translates Strong's G4202 in the following manner: fornication (26x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x
The KJV translates Strong's G4202 in the following manner: fornication (26x).
  1. illicit sexual intercourse

    1. adultery, fornication, homosexuality, lesbianism, intercourse with animals etc.

    2. sexual intercourse with close relatives; Lev. 18

    3. sexual intercourse with a divorced man or woman; Mk. 10:11,12

  2. metaph. the worship of idols

    1. of the defilement of idolatry, as incurred by eating the sacrifices offered to idols

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πορνεία porneía, por-ni'-ah; from G4203; harlotry (including adultery and incest); figuratively, idolatry:—fornication.
STRONGS NT 4202: πορνεία
πορνεία, πορνείας, (πορνεύω), the Sept. for תַּזְנוּת, זְנוּת, זְנוּנִים, fornication (Vulg. fornicatio (and (Revelation 19:2) prostitutio)); used
a. properly, of illicit sexual intercourse in general (Demosthenes, 403, 27; 433, 25): Acts 15:20, 29; Acts 21:25 (that this meaning must be adopted in these passages will surprise no one who has learned from 1 Corinthians 6:12ff how leniently converts from among the heathen regarded this vice and how lightly they indulged in it; accordingly, all other interpretations of the term, such as of marriages within the prohibited degrees and the like, are to be rejected); Romans 1:29 Rec.; 1 Corinthians 5:1; 1 Corinthians 6:13, 18; 1 Corinthians 7:2; 2 Corinthians 12:21; Ephesians 5:3; Colossians 3:5; 1 Thessalonians 4:3; Revelation 9:21; it is distinguished from μοιχεία in Matthew 15:19; Mark 7:21; and Galatians 5:19 Rec.; used of adultery ((cf. Hosea 2:2 (4), etc.)), Matthew 5:32; Matthew 19:9.
b. In accordance with a form of speech common in the O. T. and among the Jews which represents the close relationship existing between Jehovah and his people under the figure of a marriage (cf. Gesenius, Thesaurus, i., p. 422{a} following), πορνεία is used metaphorically of the worship of idols: Revelation 14:8; Revelation 17:2, 4; Revelation 18:3; Revelation 19:2; ἡμεῖς ἐκ πορνείας οὐ γεγεννήμεθα (we are not of a people given to idolatry), ἕνα πατέρα ἔχομεν τόν Θεόν, John 8:41 (ἄθεος μέν ἄγονος, πολύθεος δέ ἐκ πόρνης, τυφλωττων περί τόν ἀληθῆ πατέρα καί διά τοῦτο πολλούς ἀνθ' ἑνός γονεῖς αἰνιττόμενος, Philo de mig. Abr. § 12; τέκνα πορνείας, of idolaters, Hosea 1:2; (but in John, the passage cited others understand physical descent to be spoken of (cf. Meyer))); of the defilement of idolatry, as incurred by eating the sacrifices offered to idols, Revelation 2:21.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Hosea
1:2; 2:2
Matthew
5:32; 15:19; 19:9
Mark
7:21
John
8:41
Acts
15:20; 15:29; 21:25
Romans
1:29
1 Corinthians
5:1; 6:12; 6:13; 6:18; 7:2
2 Corinthians
12:21
Galatians
5:19
Ephesians
5:3
Colossians
3:5
1 Thessalonians
4:3
Revelation
2:21; 9:21; 14:8; 17:2; 17:4; 18:3; 19:2; 19:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4202 matches the Greek πορνεία (porneia),
which occurs 26 times in 24 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:32 - But I say to you that everyone who divorces his wife, except on the ground of sexual immorality, makes her commit adultery, and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:19 - For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:9 - And I say to you: whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:21 - For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:41 - You are doing the works your father did.” They said to him, “We were not born of sexual immorality. We have one Father—even God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:20 - but should write to them to abstain from the things polluted by idols, and from sexual immorality, and from what has been strangled, and from blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:29 - that you abstain from what has been sacrificed to idols, and from blood, and from what has been strangled, and from sexual immorality. If you keep yourselves from these, you will do well. Farewell.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:25 - But as for the Gentiles who have believed, we have sent a letter with our judgment that they should abstain from what has been sacrificed to idols, and from blood, and from what has been strangled,[fn] and from sexual immorality.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 5:1 - It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is not tolerated even among pagans, for a man has his father’s wife.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:13 - “Food is meant for the stomach and the stomach for food”—and God will destroy both one and the other. The body is not meant for sexual immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:18 - Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin[fn] a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:2 - But because of the temptation to sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:21 - I fear that when I come again my God may humble me before you, and I may have to mourn over many of those who sinned earlier and have not repented of the impurity, sexual immorality, and sensuality that they have practiced.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:19 - Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:3 - But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:5 - Put to death therefore what is earthly in you:[fn] sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:3 - For this is the will of God, your sanctification:[fn] that you abstain from sexual immorality;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:21 - I gave her time to repent, but she refuses to repent of her sexual immorality.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:21 - nor did they repent of their murders or their sorceries or their sexual immorality or their thefts.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:8 - Another angel, a second, followed, saying, “Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great, she who made all nations drink the wine of the passion[fn] of her sexual immorality.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:2 - with whom the kings of the earth have committed sexual immorality, and with the wine of whose sexual immorality the dwellers on earth have become drunk.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:4 - The woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and jewels and pearls, holding in her hand a golden cup full of abominations and the impurities of her sexual immorality.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:3 - For all nations have drunk[fn]
the wine of the passion of her sexual immorality,
and the kings of the earth have committed immorality with her,
and the merchants of the earth have grown rich from the power of her luxurious living.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:2 - for his judgments are true and just;
for he has judged the great prostitute
who corrupted the earth with her immorality,
and has avenged on her the blood of his servants.”[fn]
 
 
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