The meaning of Abuse in the Bible
(From International Standard Bible Encyclopedia)
a-buz': "To dishonor," "to make mock of," "to insult," etc. (1) Translated in the Old Testament from 'alal, "to do harm," "to defile" (Judges 19:25), "to make mock of" (I Samuel 31:4). (2) Translated in the New Testament from arsenokoites, literally, "one who lies with a male," "a sodomite" (I Corinthians 6:9; I Timothy 1:10; the King James Version "for them that defile themselves with mankind"). (3) In the King James Version I Corinthians 7:31 "as not abusing it," from katachraomai, "to abuse," i.e. misuse; the Revised Version (British and American) "using it to the full," also I Corinthians 9:18.
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