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  • n. Plural form of fornication.


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  • In Mt. 15: 19, "fornications" is replaced with "sexually immoral thoughts and acts".

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  • "fornications" refer us back to the prevailing religion of that time, as we have seen in xiv. 4, 5, above; and this is the cause of her judgment.

    Commentary on Revelation

  • "fornications," marks irregular lusts, as contrasted with the unity of the marriage relation [Bengel]. let every man have -- a positive command to all who have not the gift of continency, in fact to the great majority of the world (1Co 7: 5).

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • If that wasn't enough, he was still using a cosy little property of mine on Hay Hill to conduct his furtive fornications with the worst sort of women, duchesses and actresses and the like.


  • Once in prison, the girl promptly informed the authorities that she was a witch, that her mother and another woman were also witches, and that the three of them had made a pact with the Devil and had regularly flown (as witches always did) to the witches 'dances (the Witches' Sabbath), where, according to the girl, all sorts of disgusting orgiastic rituals and fornications and blasphemies occurred by the eerie light of the moon.

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  • The price paid for homosexuality and other fornications are told in:

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  • The next word on our list is adulteries or the Greek word moy-khi-ah which is very close to what follows the word translated fornications which is por-ni-ah.

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  • In subsequent passages the Nahum Pesher quotes additional verses from Nahum to describe a change in government and the reign of a woman: “Because of the countless fornications of the prostitute, the alluring mistress of sorcery, who ensnares nations with her harlotries and people with her sorcery” Nahum 3:4.

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  • “Et divisisti pedes tuos omni transeunti, et multiplicasti fornicationes tuas.” — “And thou hast opened thy feet to every passerby, and hast multiplied thy fornications.”

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  • “Denudavit quoque fornicationes suas, discooperuit ignominiam suam.” — “And she has made bare her fornications and discovered her shame.”

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