the Week of Proper 4 / Ordinary 9
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #1608 - ἐκπορνεύω
- to go a whoring, "give one's self over to fornication"
1. commit fornication, LXX Genesis 38:24, Judges 1:7 : — Pass., in same sense, Poll. 6.126.
2. metaph., of idolatry, LXX Exodus 34:15.
II c. acc., prostitute, τὴν θυγατέρα ib. Leviticus 19:29; cause to commit fornication, ib. 2 Chronicles 21:11.
ἐκπορνεύω: 1 aorist participle feminine ἐκπορνεύσασα; (the prefix ἐκ seems to indicate a lust that gluts itself, satisfies itself completely); the Sept. often for זָנָה; "to go a whoring, 'give oneself over to fornication'" A. V.: Jude 1:7. Not found in secular writings. (Test xii. Patr. test. Dan § 5; Pollux 6, 30 (126).)
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† ἐκ -πορνεύω ,
[in LXX chiefly for H2181, freq. of spiritual unfaithfulness;]
strengthened form of πoρνεύω , implying excessive indulgence; mid, to give oneself up to fornication: Judges 1:7.†
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