A male or female lover.

Yet she multiplied her whoredoms, in calling to remembrance the days of her youth, wherein she had played the harlot in the land of Egypt. For she doted upon their PARAMOURS, whose flesh is as the flesh of asses, and whose issue is like the issue of horses. ( Ezekiel 23:19-20 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

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"Entry for 'Paramour'". A King James Dictionary.


par'-a-moor (pilleghesh, "a concubine," masculine or feminine):

A term applied in Ezekiel 23:20 to the male lover, but elsewhere translated "concubine."

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'PARAMOUR'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.