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G4434


  #4434 πτωχός ptochos {pto-khos'}

 from ptosso {to crouch, akin to G4422 and the alternate of G4098);
    TDNT - 6:885,969; adj

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)


 1) reduced to beggary, begging, asking alms
 2) destitute of wealth, influence, position, honour
    2a) lowly, afflicted, destitute of the Christian virtues and
        eternal riches
    2b) helpless, powerless to accomplish an end
    2c) poor, needy
 3) lacking in anything
    3a) as respects their spirit
        3a1) destitute of wealth of learning and intellectual culture
             which the schools afford (men of this class most readily
             give themselves up to Christ's teaching and proved them
             selves fitted to lay hold of the heavenly treasure)

 For Synonyms see entry G5870

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

From πτώσσω [[ptosso]] (to crouch; akin to G4422 and the alternate of G4098); a beggar (as cringing), that is, pauper (strictly denoting absolute or public mendicancy, although also used in a qualified or relative sense; whereas G3993 properly means only straitened circumstances in private), literally (often as noun) or figuratively (distressed):—beggar (-ly), poor.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #4434.
  • πτωχο´ς
  • ptōchos; adj. from πτω´σσω ptōssō (to crouch, cower); (of one who crouches and cowers, hence) beggarly, poor:—
  • NASB - poor(29), poor man(5), worthless(1).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - poor 30, beggar 2, poor man 1, beggarly 1; 34
beggar
Luke 16:20, 22.
beggarly
Galatians 4:9.
man
James 2:2.
poor
Matthew 5:3; 11:5; 19:21; 26:9, 11. Mark 10:21; 12:42, 43; 14:5, 7. Luke 4:18; 6:20; 7:22; 14:13, 21; 18:22; 19:8; 21:3. John 12:5, 6, 8; 13:29. Romans 15:26. 2 Corinthians 6:10. Galatians 2:10. James 2:3, 5, 6. Revelation 3:17.
The following translates multiple Greek words:
poor
Revelation 13:16.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)


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