Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from a compound of 1 (as a negative particle) and a presumed selges (of uncertain derivation, but ap

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 1:490

KJV Translation Count — 9x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: lasciviousness (6), wantonness (2), filthy (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. unbridled lust, excess, licentiousness, lasciviousness, wantonness, outrageousness, shamelessness, insolence
For Synonyms see entry 5891

Strong's Definitions

as-elg'-i-a; from a compound of (1) (α) (as a negative particle) and a presumed σελγής (of uncertain derivative, but apparently meaning continent); licentiousness (sometimes including other vices): — filthy, lasciviousness, wantonness.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, G766, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness:


Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and G766, not in strife and envying.


And lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and that I shall bewail many which have sinned already, and have not repented of the uncleanness and fornication and G766 which they have committed.


Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, G766,


Who being past feeling have given themselves over unto G766, to work all uncleanness with greediness.


For the time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in G766, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries:


And delivered just Lot, vexed with the G766 conversation of the wicked:


For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much G766, those that were clean escaped from them who live in error.


For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into G766, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.