H2181 זנה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number


זנה
zânâh
zaw-naw'
A primitive root (highly fed and therefore wanton); to commit adultery (usually of the female, and less often of simple forniciation, rarely of involuntary ravishment); figuratively to commit idolatry (the Jewish people being regarded as the spouse of Jehovah)

KJV Usage: (cause to) commit fornication, X continually, X great, (be an, play the) harlot, (cause to be, play the) whore, (commit, fall to) whoredom, (cause to) go a-whoring, whorish.


Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions

BDB2407

זנה

1. to commit fornication, be a harlot, play the harlot
a. (Qal)
1. to be a harlot, act as a harlot, commit fornication
2. to commit adultery
3. to be a cult prostitute
4. to be unfaithful (to God) (fig.)
b. (Pual) to play the harlot
c. (Hiphil)
1. to cause to commit adultery
2. to force into prostitution
3. to commit fornication
Origin: a primitive root [highly-fed and therefore wanton]
TWOT: 563
Parts of Speech: Verb

TBESH:
זָנָה
za.nah
H:V
to fornicate
1) to commit fornication, be a harlot, play the harlot
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to be a harlot, act as a harlot, commit fornication
1a2) to commit adultery
1a3) to be a cult prostitute
1a4) to be unfaithful (to God) (fig.)
1b) (Pual) to play the harlot
1c) (Hiphil)
1c1) to cause to commit adultery
1c2) to force into prostitution
1c3) to commit fornication

View how H2181 זנה is used in the Bible

First 30 of 94 occurrences of H2181 זנה

Genesis 34:31 as with an harlot?
Genesis 38:15 her to be an harlot;
Genesis 38:24 hath played the harlot;
Exodus 34:15 and they go astray
Exodus 34:16 go astray
Exodus 34:16 and make
Exodus 34:16 go astray
Leviticus 17:7 which they have committed idolatry.
Leviticus 19:29 to cause her to be an harlot;
Leviticus 19:29 should fall to harlotry,
Leviticus 20:5 and all that go astray
Leviticus 20:5 him, to commit harlotry
Leviticus 20:6 to go astray
Leviticus 21:7 that is an harlot,
Leviticus 21:9 herself by playing the harlot,
Leviticus 21:14 or an harlot,
Numbers 15:39 which ye use to go astray:
Numbers 25:1 to commit harlotry
Deuteronomy 22:21 to play the harlot
Deuteronomy 23:18 of an harlot,
Deuteronomy 31:16 and play the harlot
Joshua 2:1 into an harlot's
Joshua 6:17 the harlot
Joshua 6:22 into the harlot's
Joshua 6:25 the harlot
Judges 2:17 but they played the harlot with
Judges 8:27 went there playing the harlot with
Judges 8:33 and went playing the harlot with
Judges 11:1 of an harlot:
Judges 16:1 there an harlot,

Distinct usage

3 of an harlot,
2 go astray
2 the harlot
2 played the harlot
2 to play the harlot,
2 and played the harlot
2 and didst play the harlot
1 as with an harlot?
1 her to be an harlot;
1 hath played the harlot;
1 and they go astray
1 and make
1 to cause her to be an harlot;
1 should fall to harlotry,
1 and all that go astray
1 him, to commit harlotry
1 that is an harlot,
1 herself by playing the harlot,
1 or an harlot,
1 which ye use to go astray:
1 to commit harlotry
1 to play the harlot
1 into an harlot's
1 but they played the harlot with
1 went there playing the harlot with
1 and went playing the harlot with
1 of an harlot:
1 there an harlot,
1 that were harlots,
1 like the harlotries
1 and went astray
1 become an harlot!
1 as an harlot.
1 thou harlot
1 and the harlot.
1 but thou hast played the harlot
1 and thou hadst an harlot's
1 and there hath played the harlot.
1 with their adulterous
1 which play the harlot
1 and hast committed harlotry
1 Thou hast also committed harlotry
1 Thou hast played the harlot
1 yea, thou hast played the harlot
1 harlot;
1 and hast not been as an harlot,
1 to all harlots:
1 Therefore, O harlot,
1 from playing the harlot,
1 and commit ye harlotry
1 And they committed harlotries
1 they committed harlotries
1 when she had played the harlot
1 Will they now commit
1 that playeth the harlot:
1 hath committed great
1 harlotry,
1 hath played the harlot:
1 thou shalt not play the harlot,
1 they shall commit harlotry,

Corresponding Greek Words

zanah G1712 emporion
zanah G4204 porne
zanah qal,pu,hi G4203 porneuo
zanah qal.,hi. G1608 ek porneuo


Related words

H2181 זנה

H2183 זנוּן zânûn
זנוּן
zânûn
zaw-noon'
From H2181; adultery; figuratively idolatry

KJV Usage: whoredom.


H2184 זנוּת ze nûth
זנוּת
ze nûth
zen-ooth'
From H2181; adultery, that is, (figuratively) infidelity, idolatry

KJV Usage: whoredom.


H2185 זנות zônôth
זנות
zônôth
zo-noth'
Regarded by some as if from H2109 or an unused root, and applied to military equipments; but evidently the feminine plural active participle of H2181; harlots

KJV Usage: armour.


H8457 תּזנת תּזנוּת taznûth taznûth
תּזנת תּזנוּת
taznûth taznûth
taz-nooth', taz-nooth'
From H2181; harlotry, that is, (figuratively) idolatry

KJV Usage: fornication, whoredom.