Wordy Wednesday: Pornography

What it means

Greek

Combination of πόρνος and γράφω

Transliteration/Pronunciation

pornos/por’-nos and graphó/graf’-o

Strong’s

Combination of G4204 and G1125

Definition

The etymology of pornography is basically “writing about prostitutes/harlots/whores” with the Greek root being pornographos from the words pornos and grapho.

Where it’s found

Pornos:

Genesis 34:31; Genesis 38:15; Genesis 38:21; Genesis 38:22; Leviticus 21:7; Leviticus 21:14; Deuteronomy 23:2; Deuteronomy 23:17; Deuteronomy 23:18; Joshua 2:1; Joshua 6:17; Joshua 6:23; Joshua 6:25; Judges 11:1; Judges 16:1; I Kings 3:16; I Kings 21:19; I Kings 22:38; Proverbs 5:3; Proverbs 6:26; Proverbs 29:3; Isaiah 1:21; Isaiah 23:15; Isaiah 23:16; Isaiah 57:3; Jeremiah 3:3; Jeremiah 5:7; Ezekiel 16:30; Ezekiel 16:31; Ezekiel 16:35; Ezekiel 23:43; Ezekiel 23:44; Hosea 4:14; Joel 3:3; Nahum 3:4; Matthew 21:31; Matthew 21:32; Luke 15:30; I Corinthians 6:15; I Corinthians 6:16; Hebrews 11:31; James 2:25; Revelation of John 17:1; Revelation of John 17:5; Revelation of John 17:15; Revelation of John 17:16; Revelation of John 19:2

Grapho1:

Exodus 24:4; Exodus 24:12; Exodus 31:18; Exodus 32:15; Exodus 32:32; Exodus 34:1; Exodus 34:27; Exodus 34:28; Exodus 39:30; Numbers 5:23; Numbers 33:2; Deuteronomy 4:13; Deuteronomy 5:22; Deuteronomy 6:9; Deuteronomy 9:10; Deuteronomy 10:2; Deuteronomy 10:4; Deuteronomy 11:20; Deuteronomy 17:18; Deuteronomy 24:1; Deuteronomy 24:3; Deuteronomy 27:3; Deuteronomy 27:8; Deuteronomy 28:58; Deuteronomy 28:61; Deuteronomy 29:20; Deuteronomy 29:21; Deuteronomy 29:27; Deuteronomy 30:10; Deuteronomy 31:9; Deuteronomy 31:19; Deuteronomy 31:22; Deuteronomy 31:24; Deuteronomy 32:44; Joshua 1:8; Joshua 8:31; Joshua 8:32; Joshua 8:34; Joshua 18:9; Joshua 23:6; Joshua 24:26; I Samuel 10:25; II Samuel 1:18; II Samuel 11:14; II Samuel 11:15; I Kings 2:3; I Kings 6:29; I Kings 8:53; I Kings 11:41; I Kings 14:29; I Kings 15:7; I Kings 15:23; I Kings 15:31; I Kings 16:5; I Kings 16:14; I Kings 16:20; I Kings 16:27; I Kings 16:28; I Kings 21:8; I Kings 21:9; I Kings 21:11; I Kings 22:39; I Kings 22:45; II Kings 1:18; II Kings 8:23; II Kings 10:1; II Kings 10:6; II Kings 10:34; II Kings 12:19; II Kings 13:8; II Kings 13:12; II Kings 14:6; II Kings 14:15; II Kings 14:18; II Kings 14:28; II Kings 15:6; II Kings 15:11; II Kings 15:15; II Kings 15:21; II Kings 15:26; II Kings 15:31; II Kings 15:36; II Kings 16:19; II Kings 17:37; II Kings 20:20; II Kings 21:17; II Kings 21:25; II Kings 22:13; II Kings 23:3; II Kings 23:21; II Kings 23:24; II Kings 23:28; II Kings 24:5; I Chronicles 4:41; I Chronicles 16:40; I Chronicles 24:6; I Chronicles 29:29; II Chronicles 9:29; II Chronicles 12:15; II Chronicles 13:22; II Chronicles 16:11; II Chronicles 20:34; II Chronicles 21:12; II Chronicles 23:18; II Chronicles 24:27; II Chronicles 25:4; II Chronicles 25:26; II Chronicles 26:22; II Chronicles 27:7; II Chronicles 28:26; II Chronicles 30:1; II Chronicles 31:3; II Chronicles 32:17; II Chronicles 32:32; II Chronicles 33:19; II Chronicles 34:21; II Chronicles 34:24; II Chronicles 34:31; II Chronicles 35:12; II Chronicles 35:19; II Chronicles 35:25; II Chronicles 35:26; II Chronicles 35:27; II Chronicles 36:8; II Chronicles 36:23; Ezra 3:2; Ezra 3:4; Ezra 4:6; Ezra 4:7; Ezra 4:8; Ezra 5:7; Ezra 5:10; Ezra 6:2; Ezra 8:34; Nehemiah 6:6; Nehemiah 7:5; Nehemiah 8:14; Nehemiah 8:15; Nehemiah 9:38; Nehemiah 10:34; Nehemiah 10:36; Nehemiah 12:22; Nehemiah 12:23; Nehemiah 13:1; Esther 1:19; Esther 3:10; Esther 3:12; Esther 6:2; Esther 8:5; Esther 8:8; Esther 8:9; Esther 8:10; Esther 9:1; Esther 9:20; Esther 9:23; Esther 9:29; Esther 9:32; Esther 10:1; Esther 10:2; Esther 10:3; Job 19:23; Job 42:17; Psalms 40:7; Psalms 69:28; Psalms 102:18; Psalms 139:16; Proverbs 8:15; Ecclesiastes 12:10; Isaiah 4:3; Isaiah 8:1; Isaiah 10:1; Isaiah 10:19; Isaiah 22:16; Isaiah 30:8; Isaiah 65:6; Jeremiah 17:13; Jeremiah 22:30; Jeremiah 25:13; Jeremiah 30:2; Jeremiah 31:33; Jeremiah 32:10; Jeremiah 32:12; Jeremiah 32:25; Jeremiah 32:44; Jeremiah 36:2; Jeremiah 36:4; Jeremiah 36:17; Jeremiah 36:18; Jeremiah 36:27; Jeremiah 36:28; Jeremiah 36:29; Jeremiah 36:32; Jeremiah 45:1; Jeremiah 51:60; Ezekiel 2:10; Ezekiel 13:9; Ezekiel 24:2; Ezekiel 37:16; Ezekiel 37:20; Daniel 5:5; Daniel 6:9; Daniel 6:25; Daniel 7:1; Daniel 9:11; Daniel 9:13; Daniel 12:1; Habakkuk 2:2; Malachi 3:16; Matthew 2:5; Matthew 4:4; Matthew 4:6; Matthew 4:7; Matthew 4:10; Matthew 11:10; Matthew 21:13; Matthew 26:24; Matthew 26:31; Matthew 27:37; Mark 1:2; Mark 7:6; Mark 9:12; Mark 9:13; Mark 10:4; Mark 10:5; Mark 11:17; Mark 12:19; Mark 14:21; Mark 14:27; Luke 1:3; Luke 1:63; Luke 2:23; Luke 3:4; Luke 4:4; Luke 4:8; Luke 4:10; Luke 4:17; Luke 7:27; Luke 10:26; Luke 16:6; Luke 16:7; Luke 18:31; Luke 19:46; Luke 20:17; Luke 20:28; Luke 21:22; Luke 22:37; Luke 24:44; Luke 24:46; John 1:46; John 2:17; John 5:46; John 6:31; John 6:45; John 8:6; John 8:8; John 8:17; John 10:34; John 12:14; John 12:16; John 15:25; John 19:19; John 19:20; John 19:21; John 19:22; John 20:30; John 20:31; John 21:24; Acts 1:20; Acts 7:42; Acts 13:29; Acts 13:33; Acts 15:15; Acts 15:23; Acts 18:27; Acts 23:5; Acts 23:25; Acts 24:14; Acts 25:26; Romans 1:17; Romans 2:24; Romans 3:4; Romans 3:10; Romans 4:17; Romans 4:23; Romans 8:36; Romans 9:13; Romans 9:33; Romans 10:5; Romans 10:15; Romans 11:8; Romans 11:26; Romans 12:19; Romans 14:11; Romans 15:3; Romans 15:4; Romans 15:9; Romans 15:15; Romans 15:21; Romans 16:22; I Corinthians 1:19; I Corinthians 1:31; I Corinthians 2:9; I Corinthians 3:19; I Corinthians 4:6; I Corinthians 4:14; I Corinthians 5:9; I Corinthians 5:11; I Corinthians 7:1; I Corinthians 9:9; I Corinthians 9:10; I Corinthians 9:15; I Corinthians 10:7; I Corinthians 10:11; I Corinthians 14:21; I Corinthians 14:37; I Corinthians 15:45; I Corinthians 15:54; II Corinthians 1:13; II Corinthians 2:3; II Corinthians 2:4; II Corinthians 2:9; II Corinthians 4:13; II Corinthians 7:12; II Corinthians 8:15; II Corinthians 9:1; II Corinthians 9:9; II Corinthians 13:10; Galatians 1:20; Galatians 3:10; Galatians 3:13; Galatians 4:22; Galatians 4:27; Galatians 6:11; Philippians 3:1; I Thessalonians 4:9; I Thessalonians 5:1; II Thessalonians 3:17; I Timothy 3:14; Philemon 1:19; Philemon 1:21; Hebrews 10:7; I Peter 1:16; I Peter 5:12; II Peter 3:1; II Peter 3:15; I John 1:4; I John 2:1; I John 2:7; I John 2:8; I John 2:12; I John 2:13; I John 2:14; I John 2:21; I John 2:26; I John 5:13; II John 1:5; II John 1:12; III John 1:9; III John 1:13; Jude 1:3; Revelation of John 1:3; Revelation of John 1:11; Revelation of John 1:19; Revelation of John 2:1; Revelation of John 2:8; Revelation of John 2:12; Revelation of John 2:17; Revelation of John 2:18; Revelation of John 3:1; Revelation of John 3:7; Revelation of John 3:12; Revelation of John 3:14; Revelation of John 5:1; Revelation of John 10:4; Revelation of John 13:8; Revelation of John 14:1; Revelation of John 14:13; Revelation of John 17:5; Revelation of John 17:8; Revelation of John 19:9; Revelation of John 19:12; Revelation of John 19:16; Revelation of John 20:12; Revelation of John 20:15; Revelation of John 21:5; Revelation of John 21:27; Revelation of John 22:18; Revelation of John 22:19

  1. This is much more common as it can also refer to letters, writings, books, Scripture, etc. []
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