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Lexicon :: Strong's G4204 - pornē

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πόρνη
Transliteration
pornē (Key)
Pronunciation
por'-nay
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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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:31 - “Which of the two did the will of his father?” They *said, “The first.” Jesus *said to them, “Truly I say to you that the tax collectors and prostitutes G4204 [fn]will get into the kingdom of God before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:32 - “For John came to you in the way of righteousness and you did not believe him; but the tax collectors and prostitutes G4204 did believe him; and you, seeing this, did not even feel remorse afterward so as to believe him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:30 - but when this son of yours came, who has devoured your [fn]wealth with prostitutes, G4204 you killed the fattened calf for him.’
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:15 - Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take away the members of Christ and make them members of a prostitute? G4204 May it never be!
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:16 - Or do you not know that the one who joins himself to a prostitute G4204 is one body with her? For He says, “THE TWO SHALL BECOME ONE FLESH.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:31 - By faith Rahab the harlot G4204 did not perish along with those who were disobedient, after she had welcomed the spies [fn]in peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:25 - In the same way, was not Rahab the harlot G4204 also justified by works when she received the messengers and sent them out by another way?
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:1 - Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls came and spoke with me, saying, “Come here, I will show you the judgment of the great harlot G4204 who sits on many waters,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:5 - and on her forehead a name was written, a mystery, “BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS G4204 AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:15 - And he *said to me, “The waters which you saw where the harlot G4204 sits, are peoples and multitudes and nations and tongues.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:16 - “And the ten horns which you saw, and the beast, these will hate the harlot G4204 and will make her desolate and naked, and will eat her flesh and will burn her up with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:2 - BECAUSE HIS JUDGMENTS ARE TRUE AND RIGHTEOUS; for He has judged the great harlot G4204 who was corrupting the earth with her immorality, and HE HAS AVENGED THE BLOOD OF HIS BOND-SERVANTS [fn]ON HER.”

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