spatalaó: to live riotouslyOriginal Word: σπαταλάωPart of Speech:
I live extravagantlyDefinition:
I live extravagantly, luxuriously; I am wanton.
4684 spataláō – properly, to indulge in luxury (unneeded surplus). The Expositor's Greek Testament, "The modern term 'fast,' in which the notion of prodigality and wastefulness is more prominent than that of sensual indulgence, exactly expresses the significance of this word."
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from spatalé (lewdness, luxury)Definition
to live riotouslyNASB Translation
gives herself (1), led a life of wanton pleasure (1), wanton pleasure (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 4684: σπαταλάωσπαταλάω
; 1 aorist ἐσπατάλησα
, riotous living, luxury); to live luxuriously, lead a voluptuous life,
(give oneself to pleasure
): 1 Timothy 5:6
; James 5:5
. (Proverbs 29:21
; Amos 6:4
(in both of these passages, κατασπαταλασθε
; Ezekiel 16:49
); Sir. 21:15; Epistle of Barnabas 10, 3 [ET]; Polybius
excerpt the Vat., p. 451 (i. e., 37, 4, 6 (edited by Didot)), and occasionally in later and inferior writings.)<1>
live in pleasure, be wanton.
From spatale (luxury); to be voluptuous -- live in pleasure, be wanton.