4203. porneuó
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porneuó: to commit fornication
Original Word: πορνεύω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: porneuó
Phonetic Spelling: (porn-yoo'-o)
Short Definition: I fornicate, practice idolatry
Definition: I fornicate; met: I practice idolatry.

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Cognate: 4203 porneúō – commit fornication (sexual immorality); (figuratively) to be unfaithful to Christ, while posing as His true follower. See 4202 (porneia).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from porné
to commit fornication
NASB Translation
act immorally (1), commit...immorality (2), committed...immorality (3), did (1), immoral (1).

STRONGS NT 4203: πορνεύω

πορνεύω; 1 aorist ἐπόρνευσα; (πόρνος, πόρνη which see); the Sept. for זָנָה; in Greek writings ((Herodotus), Demosthenes, Aeschines, Dio Cassius, Lucian, others)

1. to prostitute one's body to the lust of another. In the Scriptures

2. to give oneself to unlawful sexual intercourse; to commit fornication (Vulg.fornicor): 1 Corinthians 6:18; 1 Corinthians 10:8; Revelation 2:14, 20; (Mark 10:19 WH (rejected) marginal reading).

3. by a Hebraism (see πορνεία, b.) metaphorically, to be given to idolatry, to worship idols: 1 Chronicles 5:25; Psalm 72:27 (); Jeremiah 3:6; Ezekiel 23:19; Hosea 9:1, etc.; μετά τίνος, to permit oneself to be drawn away by another into idolatry, Revelation 17:2; Revelation 18.

commit fornication.

From porne; to act the harlot, i.e. (literally) indulge unlawful lust (of either sex), or (figuratively) practise idolatry -- commit (fornication).

see GREEK porne

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