Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from pernemi (to sell, akin to the base of 4097)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 6:579

KJV Translation Count — 10x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: fornicator (5), whoremonger (5)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. a man who prostitutes his body to another's lust for hire
2. a male prostitute
3. a man who indulges in unlawful sexual intercourse, a fornicator

Strong's Definitions

por'-nos; from πέρνημι (to sell; akin to the base of (4097) (πιπράσκω)); a (male) prostitute (as venal), i.e. (by analogy) a debauchee (libertine): — fornicator, whoremonger.

Concordance Results Using KJV

I wrote unto you in an epistle not to company with G4205s:


Yet not altogether with the G4205s of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or with idolaters; for then must ye needs go out of the world.


But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a G4205, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat.


Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither G4205s, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,


For this ye know, that no G4205, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.


For G4205s, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine;


Lest there be any G4205, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of meat sold his birthright.


Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but G4205s and adulterers God will judge.


But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and G4205s, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.


For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and G4205s, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.