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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)
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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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:22 - κλοπαί πλεονεξίαι πονηρίαι δόλος ἀσέλγεια G766 ὀφθαλμὸς πονηρός βλασφημία ὑπερηφανία ἀφροσύνη·
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:13 - ὡς ἐν ἡμέρᾳ εὐσχημόνως περιπατήσωμεν μὴ κώμοις καὶ μέθαις μὴ κοίταις καὶ ἀσελγείαις G766 μὴ ἔριδι καὶ ζήλῳ
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:21 - μὴ πάλιν ἐλθόντα με ταπεινώσῃ θεός μου πρὸς ὑμᾶς καὶ πενθήσω πολλοὺς τῶν προημαρτηκότων καὶ μὴ μετανοησάντων ἐπὶ τῇ ἀκαθαρσίᾳ καὶ πορνείᾳ καὶ ἀσελγείᾳ G766 ἔπραξαν
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:19 - φανερὰ δέ ἐστιν τὰ ἔργα τῆς σαρκός ἅτινά ἐστιν μοιχεία, πορνεία ἀκαθαρσία ἀσέλγεια G766
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:19 - οἵτινες ἀπηλγηκότες ἑαυτοὺς παρέδωκαν τῇ ἀσελγείᾳ G766 εἰς ἐργασίαν ἀκαθαρσίας πάσης ἐν πλεονεξίᾳ
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:3 - ἀρκετὸς γὰρ ἡμῖν παρεληλυθὼς χρόνος τοῦ βίου τὸ θέλημα τῶν ἐθνῶν κατεργάσασθαι, πεπορευμένους ἐν ἀσελγείαις G766 ἐπιθυμίαις οἰνοφλυγίαις κώμοις πότοις καὶ ἀθεμίτοις εἰδωλολατρείαις·
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:7 - καὶ δίκαιον Λὼτ καταπονούμενον ὑπὸ τῆς τῶν ἀθέσμων ἐν ἀσελγείᾳ G766 ἀναστροφῆς ἐρρύσατο·
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:18 - ὑπέρογκα γὰρ ματαιότητος φθεγγόμενοι δελεάζουσιν ἐν ἐπιθυμίαις σαρκὸς ἀσελγείαις G766 τοὺς ὄντως ἀποφύγοντας τοὺς ἐν πλάνῃ ἀναστρεφομένους
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:4 - παρεισέδυσαν γάρ τινες ἄνθρωποι οἱ πάλαι προγεγραμμένοι εἰς τοῦτο τὸ κρίμα ἀσεβεῖς τὴν τοῦ θεοῦ ἡμῶν χάριν μετατιθέντες εἰς ἀσέλγειαν G766 καὶ τὸν μόνον δεσπότην Θεόν, καὶ κύριον ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦν Χριστὸν ἀρνούμενοι

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