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Lexicon :: Strong's H8457 - taznûṯ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 563c

Strong’s Definitions

תַּזְנוּת taznûwth, taz-nooth'; or תַּזְנֻת taznuth; from H2181; harlotry, i.e. (figuratively) idolatry:—fornication, whoredom.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's H8457 in the following manner: whoredom (18x), fornication (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's H8457 in the following manner: whoredom (18x), fornication (2x).
  1. fornication, harlotry

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תַּזְנוּת taznûwth, taz-nooth'; or תַּזְנֻת taznuth; from H2181; harlotry, i.e. (figuratively) idolatry:—fornication, whoredom.
STRONGS H8457: Abbreviations
† [תַּזְנוּת] noun feminine abstract fornication: — suffix תַּזְנוּתֵךְ Ezekiel 16:20 (Kt) Ezekiel 16:25 (Kt) Ezekiel 16:29; תַּזְנֻתֵךְ Ezekiel 16:26; תַּזְנוּתָם Ezekiel 23:8, 17; תַּזְנוּתַיִךְ Ezekiel 16:15, 34, 36; תַּזְנֻתַיִךְ Ezekiel 16:22; תַּזְנוּתָ֑יִךְ Ezekiel 16:20 (Qr) Ezekiel 16:25 (Qr) Ezekiel 16:33; Ezekiel 23:29, 35; תַּזְנוּתֶיהָ Ezekiel 23:7, 8, 11, 14, 18, 19, 43. These are all international mingled with religious references.
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Strong's Number H8457 matches the Hebrew תַּזְנוּת (taznûṯ),
which occurs 22 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:15 -

“ ‘But you trusted in your beauty and acted like a prostitute because of your fame. You lavished your sexual favors on everyone who passed by. Your beauty became his.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:20 -

“ ‘You even took your sons and daughters you bore to me and sacrificed them to these images as food. Wasn’t your prostitution enough?

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:22 -

“In all your detestable practices and acts of prostitution, you did not remember the days of your youth when you were stark naked and thrashing around in your blood.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:25 -

“You built your elevated place at the head of every street and turned your beauty into a detestable thing. You spread your legs to everyone who passed by and increased your prostitution.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:26 -

“You engaged in promiscuous acts with Egyptian men, your well-endowed neighbors, and increased your prostitution to anger me.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:29 -

“So you extended your prostitution to Chaldea, the land of merchants, but you were not even satisfied with this!

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:33 -

“Men give gifts to all prostitutes, but you gave gifts to all your lovers. You bribed them to come to you from all around for your sexual favors.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:34 -

“So you were the opposite of other women in your acts of prostitution; no one solicited you. When you paid a fee instead of one being paid to you, you were the opposite.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:36 -

“This is what the Lord GOD says: Because your lust was poured out and your nakedness exposed by your acts of prostitution with your lovers, and because of all your detestable idols and the blood of your children that you gave to them,

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:7 -

“She offered her sexual favors to them; all of them were the elite of Assyria. She defiled herself with all those she lusted after and with all their idols.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:8 -

“She didn’t give up her promiscuity that began in Egypt, when men slept with her in her youth, caressed her virgin nipples, and poured out their lust on her.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:11 -

“Now her sister Oholibah saw this, but she was even more depraved in her lust than Oholah, and made her promiscuous acts worse than those of her sister.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:14 -

“But she increased her promiscuity when she saw male figures carved on the wall, images of the Chaldeans, engraved in bright red,

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:17 -

“Then the Babylonians came to her, to the bed of love, and defiled her with their lust. But after she was defiled by them, she turned away from them in disgust.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:18 -

“When she flaunted her promiscuity and exposed her nakedness, I turned away from her in disgust just as I turned away from her sister.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:19 -

“Yet she multiplied her acts of promiscuity, remembering the days of her youth when she acted like a prostitute in the land of Egypt

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:29 -

“They will treat you with hatred, take all you have worked for, and leave you stark naked, so that the shame of your debauchery will be exposed, both your depravity and promiscuity.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:35 -

Therefore, this is what the Lord GOD says: “Because you have forgotten me and cast me behind your back, you must bear the consequences of your indecency and promiscuity.”

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:43 -

“Then I said concerning this woman worn out by adultery: Will they[fn] now have illicit sex with her, even her?

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