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Lexicon :: Strong's G766 - aselgeia

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ἀσέλγεια
Transliteration
aselgeia (Key)
Pronunciation
as-elg'-i-a
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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 MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:22 - deeds of greed, wickedness, deceit, indecent G766 behavior G766, [fn]envy, slander, [fn]pride, and foolishness.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:13 - Let’s [fn]behave properly as in the day, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual promiscuity and debauchery G766, not in strife and jealousy.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:21 - I am afraid that when I come again my God may humiliate me before you, and I may mourn over many of those who have sinned in the past and not repented of the impurity, sexual immorality, and indecent G766 behavior G766 which they have practiced.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:19 - Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: sexual immorality, impurity, indecent G766 behavior G766,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:19 - and they, having become callous, have given themselves up to indecent G766 behavior G766 [fn]for the practice of every kind of impurity with greediness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:3 - For the time already past is sufficient for you to have carried out the desire of the Gentiles, [fn]having pursued a course of indecent G766 behavior G766, lusts, drunkenness, carousing, drinking parties, and wanton idolatries.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:2 - Many will follow their indecent G766 behavior G766, and because of them the way of the truth will be maligned;
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:7 - and if He rescued righteous Lot, who was oppressed by the perverted G766 conduct of [fn]unscrupulous people
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:18 - For, while speaking out arrogant words of no value they entice by fleshly desires, by indecent G766 behavior G766, those who barely escape from the ones who live in error,
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:4 - For certain people have crept in unnoticed, those who were long beforehand [fn]marked out for this condemnation, ungodly persons who turn the grace of our God into indecent G766 behavior G766 and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

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