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Lexicon :: Strong's H2184 - zᵊnûṯ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 563b

Strong’s Definitions

זְנוּת zᵉnûwth, zen-ooth'; from H2181; adultery, i.e. (figuratively) infidelity, idolatry:—whoredom.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's H2184 in the following manner: whoredom (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's H2184 in the following manner: whoredom (9x).
  1. fornication, harlotry

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
זְנוּת zᵉnûwth, zen-ooth'; from H2181; adultery, i.e. (figuratively) infidelity, idolatry:—whoredom.
STRONGS H2184: Abbreviations
זְנוּת noun feminine abstract fornication; — ז׳ Hosea 4:11; Hosea 6:10; suffix זְנוּתֵךְ Jeremiah 13:27; Ezekiel 23:27; זְנוּתָהּ Jeremiah 3:9; זְנוּתָם Ezekiel 43:7, 9; זְנוּתַיִךְ Jeremiah 3:2; זְנוּתֵיכֶם Numbers 14:38.
a. sexual Hosea 4:11.
b. international Ezekiel 23:27.
c. religious Numbers 14:33 (J) Jeremiah 3:2, 9; Jeremiah 13:27; Ezekiel 43:7, 9; Hosea 6:10 (where WeX1. Proph. suggests זָנִיתָ); compare זָנָה 3.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


14:33; 14:38


3:2; 3:2; 3:9; 3:9; 13:27; 13:27


23:27; 23:27; 43:7; 43:7; 43:9; 43:9


4:11; 4:11; 6:10; 6:10


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Strong's Number H2184 matches the Hebrew זְנוּת (zᵊnûṯ),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:33 - ‘Also, your sons will be shepherds in the wilderness for forty years, and they will [fn]suffer for your unfaithfulness H2184, until your bodies perish in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:2 -

“Raise your eyes to the bare heights and see;

Where have you not been violated?

You have sat for them by the roads

Like an Arab in the desert,

And you have defiled a land

With your prostitution and your wickedness.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:9 - “And because of the thoughtlessness of her prostitution H2184, she defiled the land and committed [fn]adultery with stones and trees.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:27 -

“As for your adulteries and your lustful neighings,

The outrageous sin of your prostitution H2184

On the hills in the field,

I have seen your abominations.

Woe to you, Jerusalem!

How long will you remain unclean?”

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:27 - ‘So I will remove from you your outrageous sin and your prostitution H2184 that you brought from the land of Egypt, so that you will not raise your eyes to them or remember Egypt anymore.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 43:7 - And He said to me, “Son of man, this is the place of My throne and the place of the soles of My feet, where I will dwell among the sons of Israel forever. And the house of Israel will not again defile My holy name, neither they nor their kings, by their prostitution H2184 and by the [fn]corpses of their kings [fn]when they die,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 43:9 - “Now let them remove their prostitution H2184 and the [fn]corpses of their kings far from Me, and I will dwell among them forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 4:11 -

[fn]Infidelity H2184, wine, and new wine take away the [fn]understanding.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 6:10 -

In the house of Israel I have seen a horrible thing;

Ephraim’s infidelity H2184 is there, Israel has defiled itself.

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