‘wanton…ness’….. mentioned in the Holy Bible (KJV)

WantonYe have lived in pleasure on the earth,
and been wanton;

ye have nourished your hearts,
as in a day of slaughter. – Jam 5:5

Read . . . . .‘flesh’…filthy?…sinful?…lust?…corrupt?….
mentioned in the New Testament (KJV)

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “wanton”.

WordWeb meaning for “wanton

Adjective: wanton  wón-t(u)n

1.Occurring without motivation or provocation
“wanton malignity“;
motiveless, unprovoked
2.Casual and unrestrained in sexual behaviour
“wanton behaviour“;
easy, light, loose, promiscuous, sluttish, slutty, tarty

Noun: wanton  wón-t(u)n
Usage: archaic

1.Lewd or lascivious woman

Verb: wanton  wón-t(u)n
Usage: archaic

1.Waste time; spend one’s time idly or inefficiently
piddle [informal], wanton away, piddle away, trifle
2.Indulge in a carefree or voluptuous way of life
3.Spend wastefully
“wanton one’s money away“;
wanton away, trifle away
4.Become extravagant; indulge (oneself) luxuriously
5.Engage in amorous play
 6.Behave extremely cruelly and brutally

Derived forms: wantoning, wantons, wantoned
See also: unchaste, unmotivated
Type of: act, behave, butterfly, chat up, consume, coquet, coquette, dally, do, drop, expend, flirt, flirter, live, mash, philander, romance, sensualist, spend, squander, ware [archaic], waste
Encyclopedia: Wanton, Florida

Isa 3:16 Moreover the LORD saith, Because the daughters of Zion are haughty,
and walk with stretched forth necks and wanton eyes,
walking and mincing as they go,
and making a tinkling with their feet:

Rom 13:13 Let us walk honestly, as in the day;
not in rioting and drunkenness,
not in chambering and wantonness,
not in strife and envying.

1Ti 5:11 But the younger widows refuse:
for when they have begun to wax
wanton against Christ,
they will marry;

Jam 5:5 Ye have lived in pleasure on the earth,
and been wanton;

ye have nourished your hearts,
as in a day of slaughter.

2Pe 2:18 For when they speak great swelling words of vanity,
they allure through the lusts of the flesh,
through much wantonness,
those that were clean escaped
from them who live in error.

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About David Mathi Raj
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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