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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 10 times in 10 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:22 - coveting, wickedness, deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride, foolishness.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:13 - Let us walk properly as in the daytime, not in orgies and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in quarreling and jealousy.
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 4:19 - They have become callous and have given themselves up to sensuality, greedy to practice every kind of impurity.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:3 - For the time that is past suffices for doing what the Gentiles want to do, living in sensuality, passions, drunkenness, orgies, drinking parties, and lawless idolatry.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:2 - And many will follow their sensuality, and because of them the way of truth will be blasphemed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:7 - and if he rescued righteous Lot, greatly distressed by the sensual conduct of the wicked
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:18 - For, speaking loud boasts of folly, they entice by sensual passions of the flesh those who are barely escaping from those who live in error.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:4 - For certain people have crept in unnoticed who long ago were designated for this condemnation, ungodly people, who pervert the grace of our God into sensuality and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.
 
 
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