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Lexicon :: Strong's G766 - aselgeia

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ἀσέλγεια
Transliteration
aselgeia
Pronunciation
ä-se'l-gā-ä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a compound of ἄλφα (G1) (as a negative particle) and a presumed selges (of uncertain derivation, but apparently meaning continent)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:490,83

Trench's Synonyms: xvi. ἀσωτία, ἀσέλγεια.

Strong’s Definitions

ἀσέλγεια asélgeia, as-elg'-i-a; from a compound of G1 (as a negative particle) and a presumed σελγής selgḗs (of uncertain derivation, but apparently meaning continent); licentiousness (sometimes including other vices):—filthy, lasciviousness, wantonness.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's G766 in the following manner: lasciviousness (6x), wantonness (2x), filthy (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's G766 in the following manner: lasciviousness (6x), wantonness (2x), filthy (1x).
  1. unbridled lust, excess, licentiousness, lasciviousness, wantonness, outrageousness, shamelessness, insolence

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀσέλγεια asélgeia, as-elg'-i-a; from a compound of G1 (as a negative particle) and a presumed σελγής selgḗs (of uncertain derivation, but apparently meaning continent); licentiousness (sometimes including other vices):—filthy, lasciviousness, wantonness.
STRONGS NT 766: ἀσέλγεια
ἀσέλγεια, -ας, , the conduct and character of one who is ἀσελγής (a word which some suppose to be compounded of the α privative and Σέλγη, the name of a city in Pisidia whose citizens excelled in strictness of morals [so Etym. Magn. 152, 38; per contra cf. Suidas 603 d.]: others of α intensive and σαλαγεῖν, to disturb, raise a din; others, and now the majority, of α privative and σέλγω equivalent to θέλγω, not affecting pleasantly, exciting disgust), unbridled lust, excess, licentiousness, lasciviousness, wantonness, outrageousness, shamelessness, insolence: Mark 7:22 (where it is uncertain what particular vice is spoken of); of gluttony and venery, Jude 1:4; plural, 1 Peter 4:3; 2 Peter 2:2 (for Rec. ἀπωλείαις), 2 Peter 2:18; of carnality, lasciviousness: 2 Corinthians 12:21; Galatians 5:19; Ephesians 4:19; 2 Peter 2:7; plural "wanton (acts or) manners, as filthy words, indecent bodily movements, unchaste handling of males and females, etc." (Fritzsche), Romans 13:13. (In Biblical Greek besides only in Wis. 14:26 and 3 Macc. 2:26. Among Greek writings used by Plato, Isocrates and following; at length by Plutarch [Lucull. 38] and Lucian [dial. meretr. 6] of the wantonness of women [Lob. ad Phryn., p. 184 n.].) Cf. Tittmann i., p. 151f; [especially Trench, § xvi.].
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Mark
7:22
Romans
13:13
2 Corinthians
12:21
Galatians
5:19
Ephesians
4:19
1 Peter
4:3
2 Peter
2:2; 2:7; 2:18
Jude
1:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G766 matches the Greek ἀσέλγεια (aselgeia),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:22 - Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, G766 an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness:
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:13 - Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, G766 not in strife and envying.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:21 - And lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and that I shall bewail many which have sinned already, and have not repented of the uncleanness and fornication and lasciviousness G766 which they have committed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:19 - Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, G766
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:19 - Who being past feeling have given themselves over unto lasciviousness, G766 to work all uncleanness with greediness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:3 - For the time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, G766 lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries:
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:7 - And delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy G766 conversation of the wicked:
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:18 - For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, G766 those that were clean escaped from them who live in error.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:4 - For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, G766 and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.
 
 
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