4204. porné
Strong's Concordance
porné: a prostitute
Original Word: πόρνη, ης, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: porné
Phonetic Spelling: (por'-nay)
Definition: a prostitute
Usage: a prostitute; met: an idolatrous community.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
probably from pernémi (to export for sale)
a prostitute
NASB Translation
harlot (6), harlots (1), prostitute (2), prostitutes (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4204: πόρνη

πόρνη, πόρνης, (from περάω, πέρνημι, to sell; Curtius, § 358), properly a woman who sells her body for sexual uses (cf. Xenophon, mem. 1, 6, 13), the Sept. for זונָה;

1. properly, a prostitute, a harlot, one who yields herself to defilement for the sake of gain (Aristophanes, Demosthenes, others); in the N. T. universally, any woman indulging in unlawful sexual intercourse, whether for gain or for lust: Matthew 21:31; Luke 15:30; 1 Corinthians 6:15; Hebrews 11:31; James 2:25.

2. Hebraistically (see πορνεία, b. and πορνεύω, 3), metaphorically, an idolatress; so of 'Babylon' i. e. Rome, the chief seat of idolatry: Revelation 17:1, 5, 15; Revelation 19:2.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
prostitute, harlot

Feminine of pornos; a strumpet; figuratively, an idolater -- harlot, whore.

see GREEK pornos

Forms and Transliterations
πορναι πόρναι πόρναις πόρνας πορνη πόρνη πόρνῃ πορνην πόρνην πορνης πόρνης πορνικόν πορνοκόπος ΠΟΡΝΩΝ πορνών πορνῶν πόρνων pornai pórnai porne pornē pórne pórnē pórnei pórnēi pornen pornēn pórnen pórnēn pornes pornēs pórnes pórnēs PORNoN pornôn PORNŌN pornō̂n
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 21:31 N-NFP
GRK: καὶ αἱ πόρναι προάγουσιν ὑμᾶς
NAS: to you that the tax collectors and prostitutes will get
KJV: the publicans and the harlots go into
INT: and the prostitutes go before you

Matthew 21:32 N-NFP
GRK: καὶ αἱ πόρναι ἐπίστευσαν αὐτῷ
NAS: him; but the tax collectors and prostitutes did believe
KJV: and the harlots believed
INT: and the prostitutes believed him

Luke 15:30 N-GFP
GRK: βίον μετὰ πορνῶν ἦλθεν ἔθυσας
NAS: your wealth with prostitutes, you killed
KJV: with harlots, thou hast killed
INT: living with prostitutes came you did kill

1 Corinthians 6:15 N-GFS
GRK: χριστοῦ ποιήσω πόρνης μέλη μὴ
NAS: them members of a prostitute? May it never
KJV: [them] the members of an harlot? God forbid.
INT: Christ shall I make [them] of a prostitute members never

1 Corinthians 6:16 N-DFS
GRK: κολλώμενος τῇ πόρνῃ ἓν σῶμά
NAS: that the one who joins himself to a prostitute is one
KJV: he which is joined to an harlot is
INT: is joined to the prostitute one body

Hebrews 11:31 N-NFS
GRK: Ῥαὰβ ἡ πόρνη οὐ συναπώλετο
NAS: Rahab the harlot did not perish along
KJV: By faith the harlot Rahab perished
INT: Rahab the prostitute not did perish with

James 2:25 N-NFS
GRK: Ῥαὰβ ἡ πόρνη οὐκ ἐξ
NAS: was not Rahab the harlot also
KJV: not Rahab the harlot justified by
INT: Rahab the prostitute not by

Revelation 17:1 N-GFS
GRK: κρίμα τῆς πόρνης τῆς μεγάλης
NAS: of the great harlot who sits
KJV: of the great whore that sitteth
INT: punishment of the prostitute great

Revelation 17:5 N-GFP
INT: mother of the prostitutes and of the

Revelation 17:15 N-NFS
GRK: οὗ ἡ πόρνη κάθηται λαοὶ
NAS: where the harlot sits,
KJV: where the whore sitteth,
INT: where the prostitute sits peoples

Revelation 17:16 N-AFS
GRK: μισήσουσιν τὴν πόρνην καὶ ἠρημωμένην
NAS: will hate the harlot and will make
KJV: shall hate the whore, and
INT: will hate the prostitute and desolate

Revelation 19:2 N-AFS
GRK: ἔκρινεν τὴν πόρνην τὴν μεγάλην
NAS: the great harlot who
KJV: the great whore, which
INT: he judged the prostitute great

Strong's Greek 4204
12 Occurrences

πόρναι — 2 Occ.
πόρνῃ — 4 Occ.
πόρνην — 2 Occ.
πόρνης — 2 Occ.
πορνῶν — 2 Occ.

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