Bill Mounce

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εἰδωλολάτρης, ου, ὁ
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idolater, one who worships idols and so practices idolatry
an idolater, worshipper of idols, 1 Cor. 5:10, 11; 6:9; 10:7; Eph. 5:5; Rev. 21:8; 22:15*

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1 Corinthians 5:10 not at all meaning the sexually immoral of this world, or the greedy and swindlers, or idolaters (eidōlolatrais | εἰδωλολάτραις | dat pl masc), since then you would have to go out of the world.
1 Corinthians 5:11 But now I am writing to you not to associate with anyone who bears the name of brother if he is a sexually immoral or greedy person, an idolater (eidōlolatrēs | εἰδωλολάτρης | nom sg masc), slanderer, drunkard, or swindler — not even to eat with such a one.
1 Corinthians 6:9 Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters (eidōlolatrai | εἰδωλολάτραι | nom pl masc), nor adulterers, nor male prostitutes, nor homosexuals,
1 Corinthians 10:7 So do not become idolaters (eidōlolatrai | εἰδωλολάτραι | nom pl masc), as some of them were. As it is written, “The people sat down to eat and drink and rose up to play.”
Ephesians 5:5 For you may sure of this, that no fornicator or impure or covetous person (such a one is an idolater) (eidōlolatrēs | εἰδωλολάτρης | nom sg masc) has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
Revelation 21:8 But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, those who commit murder, the sexually immoral, those who practice the occult, idolaters (eidōlolatrais | εἰδωλολάτραις | dat pl masc), and all liars — their place will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur. That is the second death.”
Revelation 22:15 Outside are the dogs, those who practice the occult, the sexually immoral, murderers, idolaters (eidōlolatrai | εἰδωλολάτραι | nom pl masc), and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.