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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Riot, Rioting, Riotous, Riotously

Dictionaries :: Riot, Rioting, Riotous, Riotously

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Noun Strong's Number: g810 Greek: astia

Riot, Rioting, Riotous, Riotously:

"prodigality, a wastefulness, profligacy" (a, negative, sozo, "to save") is rendered "riot" in Eph 5:18, RV (AV, "excess"); Tts 1:6; 1Pe 4:4 (AV and RV, "riot"). The corresponding verb is found in a papyrus writing, telling of "riotous living" (like the adverb asotos, see B). In the Sept., Pro 28:7. Cp. the synonymous word aselgeia (under LASCIVIOUSNESS).

A-2 Noun Strong's Number: g2970 Greek: komos

Riot, Rioting, Riotous, Riotously:

"a revel," is rendered "rioting" in Rom 13:13, AV; see REVEL.

A-3 Noun Strong's Number: g5172 Greek: truphe

Riot, Rioting, Riotous, Riotously:

"luxuriousness," is rendered "riot" in 2Pe 2:13, AV; see DELICATELY, REVEL.

A-4 Noun Strong's Number: g4714 Greek: stasis

Riot, Rioting, Riotous, Riotously:

primarily "a standing" (akin to histemi, "to caused to (stand)," then "an insurrection," is translated "riot" in Act 19:40, RV (AV, "uproar").
See DISSENSION, INSURRECTION, SEDITION, UPROAR.

B-1 Adverb Strong's Number: g811 Greek: asotos

Riot, Rioting, Riotous, Riotously:

"wastefully" (akin to A, No. 1), is translated "with riotous living" in Luk 15:13; though the word does not necessarily signify "dissolutely," the parable narrative makes clear that this is the meaning here. In the Sept., Pro 7:11.

Note: The verb ekchuno, a Hellenistic form of ekcheo (though the form actually used is the regular classical aorist Passive of ekcheo), "to pour out, shed," is translated "ran riotously" in Jud 1:11, RV (AV, "ran greedily"); see POUR, SHED.

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