The marginal rendering in the King James Version of Hosea 6:9 for "lewdness," and in the Revised Version (British and American) of Leviticus 18:17; 19:29; 20:14 for "wickedness." In each case it is the translation of zimmah, meaning originally, "thought" or "plot," mostly in a bad sense, lewdness, wickedness; in Le it is unnatural wickedness--incest.

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