Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 4203

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 6:579

KJV Translation Count — 26x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: fornication (26)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. illicit sexual intercourse
a. adultery, fornication, homosexuality, lesbianism, intercourse with animals etc.
b. sexual intercourse with close relatives; Leviticus 18
c. sexual intercourse with a divorced man or woman; Mark:10,11
2. metaph. the worship of idols
a. of the defilement of idolatry, as incurred by eating the sacrifices offered to idols

Strong's Definitions

por-ni'-ah; from (4203) (πορνεύω); harlotry (including adultery and incest); figurative idolatry: — fornication.

Concordance Results Using KJV

But I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of G4202, causeth her to commit adultery: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery.


For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, G4202s, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:


And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for G4202, and shall marry another, committeth adultery: and whoso marrieth her which is put away doth commit adultery.


For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, G4202s, murders,


Ye do the deeds of your father. Then said they to him, We be not born of G4202; we have one Father, even God.


But that we write unto them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and from G4202, and from things strangled, and from blood.


That ye abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from G4202: from which if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do well. Fare ye well.


As touching the Gentiles which believe, we have written and concluded that they observe no such thing, save only that they keep themselves from things offered to idols, and from blood, and from strangled, and from G4202.


Being filled with all unrighteousness, G4202, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,


It is reported commonly that there is G4202 among you, and such G4202 as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father's wife.