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Lexicon :: Strong's G4204 - pornē

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πόρνη
Transliteration
pornē (Key)
Pronunciation
po'r-na (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

πόρνη pórnē, por'-nay; feminine of G4205; a strumpet; figuratively, an idolater:—harlot, whore.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's G4204 in the following manner: harlot (8x), whore (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's G4204 in the following manner: harlot (8x), whore (4x).
  1. a woman who sells her body for sexual uses

    1. a prostitute, a harlot, one who yields herself to defilement for the sake of gain

    2. any woman indulging in unlawful sexual intercourse, whether for gain or for lust

  2. metaph. an idolatress

    1. of "Babylon" i.e. Rome, the chief seat of idolatry

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πόρνη pórnē, por'-nay; feminine of G4205; a strumpet; figuratively, an idolater:—harlot, whore.
STRONGS NT 4204: πόρνη
πόρνη, πόρνης, (from περάω, πέρνημι, to sell; Curtius, § 358), properly a woman who sells her body for sexual uses (cf. Xenophon, mem. 1, 6, 13), the Sept. for זונָה;
1. properly, a prostitute, a harlot, one who yields herself to defilement for the sake of gain (Aristophanes, Demosthenes, others); in the N. T. universally, any woman indulging in unlawful sexual intercourse, whether for gain or for lust: Matthew 21:31; Luke 15:30; 1 Corinthians 6:15; Hebrews 11:31; James 2:25.
2. Hebraistically (see πορνεία, b. and πορνεύω, 3), metaphorically, an idolatress; so of 'Babylon' i. e. Rome, the chief seat of idolatry: Revelation 17:1, 5, 15; Revelation 19:2.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
21:31
Luke
15:30
1 Corinthians
6:15
Hebrews
11:31
James
2:25
Revelation
17:1; 17:5; 17:15; 19:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4204 matches the Greek πόρνη (pornē),
which occurs 12 times in 12 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:31 - Whether of them twain did the will of his father? They say unto him, The first. Jesus saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the publicans and the harlots G4204 go into the kingdom of God before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:32 - For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, and ye believed him not: but the publicans and the harlots G4204 believed him: and ye, when ye had seen it, repented not afterward, that ye might believe him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:30 - But as soon as this thy son was come, which hath devoured thy living with harlots, G4204 thou hast killed for him the fatted calf.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:15 - Know ye not that your bodies are the members of Christ? shall I then take the members of Christ, and make them the members of an harlot? G4204 God forbid.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:16 - What? know ye not that he which is joined to an harlot G4204 is one body? for two, saith he, shall be one flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:31 - By faith the harlot G4204 Rahab perished not with them that believed not, when she had received the spies with peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:25 - Likewise also was not Rahab the harlot G4204 justified by works, when she had received the messengers, and had sent them out another way?
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:1 - And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore G4204 that sitteth upon many waters:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:5 - And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS G4204 AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:15 - And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore G4204 sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:16 - And the ten horns which thou sawest upon the beast, these shall hate the whore, G4204 and shall make her desolate and naked, and shall eat her flesh, and burn her with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:2 - For true and righteous are his judgments: for he hath judged the great whore, G4204 which did corrupt the earth with her fornication, and hath avenged the blood of his servants at her hand.
 
 
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