Incontinency, Incontinent - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Incontinency, Incontinent

[ A-1,Noun,G192, akrasia ]
denotes want of power" (a, negative, kratos, "power"); hence, "want of self-control, incontinency," 1 Corinthians 7:5; in Matthew 23:25, "excess." See EXCESS.

[ B-1,Adjective,G193, akrates ]
denotes "powerless, impotent;" in a moral sense, unrestrained, "without self-control," 2 Timothy 3:3, RV (AV, "incontinent"). See SELF-CONTROL.

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