From: David McKay (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Jun 25 1997 - 05:32:33 EDT
Ben Loomes wrote:
> What basis is there for translating the word "PORNEIA" as
The close relationship between the two words could be a reason.
Wouldn't "fornication" be derived from PORNEIA, as per Grimm's law?
My Shorter Oxford says it come from Latin "fornix," but I wonder if that
comes from the PORNEIA root?
It is an old fashioned word though.
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