ἐγκρατεύομαι

Lemma: ἐγκρατεύομαι
Literated: enkrateúomai
Pronounce: eng-krat-yoo'-om-ahee
Part of Speech: Verb
Part of Speech: middle voice from ἐγκρατής; to exercise self-restraint (in diet and chastity):--can(-not) contain, be temperate.
Language: Greek
But if they cannot contain, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn.
But if they cannot contain, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn.
And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.
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