4684. spatalaó
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spatalaó: to live riotously
Original Word: σπαταλάω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: spatalaó
Phonetic Spelling: (spat-al-ah'-o)
Short Definition: I live extravagantly
Definition: I live extravagantly, luxuriously; I am wanton.

HELPS word-Studies

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 Concordance
Word Origin
from spatalé (lewdness, luxury)
to live riotously
NASB Translation
gives herself (1), led a life of wanton pleasure (1), wanton pleasure (1).

STRONGS NT 4684: σπαταλάω

σπαταλάω, σπατάλω; 1 aorist ἐσπατάλησα; (σπατάλῃ, 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.)

live in pleasure, be wanton.

From spatale (luxury); to be voluptuous -- live in pleasure, be wanton.

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