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Lexicon :: Strong's G4202 - porneia

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πορνεία
Transliteration
porneia (Key)
Pronunciation
por-nā'-ä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

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 25 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:32 - “But I say to you that whoever divorces his wife for any reason except sexual immorality[fn] causes her to commit adultery; and whoever marries a woman who is divorced commits adultery.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:19 - “For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:9 - “And I say to you, whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality,[fn] and marries another, commits adultery; and whoever marries her who is divorced commits adultery.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:21 - “For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:41 - “You do the deeds of your father.” Then they said to Him, “We were not born of fornication; we have one Father—God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:20 - “but that we write to them to abstain from things polluted by idols, from sexual immorality,[fn] from things strangled, and from blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:29 - that you abstain from things offered to idols, from blood, from things strangled, and from sexual immorality.[fn] If you keep yourselves from these, you will do well.
Farewell.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:25 - “But concerning the Gentiles who believe, we have written and decided that they should observe no such thing, except[fn] that they should keep themselves from things offered to idols, from blood, from things strangled, and from sexual immorality.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:29 - being filled with all unrighteousness, sexual immorality,[fn] wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil-mindedness; they are whisperers,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 5:1 - It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and such sexual immorality as is not even named[fn] among the Gentiles—that a man has his father’s wife!
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:13 - Foods for the stomach and the stomach for foods, but God will destroy both it and them. Now the body is not for sexual immorality but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:18 - Flee sexual immorality. Every sin that a man does is outside the body, but he who commits sexual immorality sins against his own body.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:2 - Nevertheless, because of sexual immorality, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:21 - lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and I shall mourn for many who have sinned before and have not repented of the uncleanness, fornication, and lewdness which they have practiced.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:19 - Now the works of the flesh are evident, which are: adultery,[fn] fornication, uncleanness, lewdness,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:3 - But fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as is fitting for saints;
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:5 - Therefore put to death your members which are on the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:3 - For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you should abstain from sexual immorality;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:21 - “And I gave her time to repent of her sexual immorality, and she did not repent.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:21 - And they did not repent of their murders or their sorceries[fn] or their sexual immorality or their thefts.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:8 - And another angel followed, saying, “Babylon[fn] is fallen, is fallen, that great city, because she has made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:2 - “with whom the kings of the earth committed fornication, and the inhabitants of the earth were made drunk with the wine of her fornication.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:4 - The woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls, having in her hand a golden cup full of abominations and the filthiness of her fornication.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:3 - “For all the nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth have become rich through the abundance of her luxury.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:2 - “For true and righteous are His judgments, because He has judged the great harlot who corrupted the earth with her fornication; and He has avenged on her the blood of His servants shed by her.”
 
 
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