"Understandest thou what thou readest?" (Acts 8:30)
Have you ever read a scripture and came across a word that you've never heard of before in your life? And you think to yourself, "I wish I knew what that meant!" Generally, most of us never get around to digging out a concordance or Bible dictionary and looking up the mystery word... Yet, some of these words have really interesting and important meanings.
HARD TO UNDERSTAND Bible WORDS
This word means "longing for things that are forbidden." "Concupiscence was used in the KJV in the broad sense of the strong inclination to do things contrary to God. It is kind of like, "Everything I like is illegal, immoral or fattening". That's human nature."
* Inordinate affection... means LUST.
* Wicked... "Not subject to the law." 2 Thessalonians 2:8 "And then shall that Wicked (not subject to the law) be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming:"
"Cause to sin." "And if thy right eye offend thee, (cause
you to sin) pluck it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee
that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be
cast into hell." Matthew 5:29
* Admonitions of Paul to Women...
TEACH THE YOUNG WOMEN TO BE SOBER
Sophron safe (sound) in mind, i.e. self-controlled (moderate as to opinion or passion): discreet, sober, temperate.
TEACH THEM TO BE DISCREET ..NT:4994
sophronizo ; to make of sound mind, i.e. (figuratively) to discipline or correct: teach to be sober.
TEACH THEM TO BE CHASTE .NT:53
hagnos from the same as NT:40; properly, clean, i.e. (figuratively) innocent, modest, perfect: - chaste, clean, pure.
TEACH THEM TO BE KEEPERS AT HOME .. a stayer at home, i.e. domestically inclined (a "good housekeeper"): keeper at home.
* Eschew "Shun or decline" "Let him eschew (shun) evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it. 1 Peter 3:11