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Lexicon :: Strong's G4124 - pleonexia

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πλεονεξία
Transliteration
pleonexia
Pronunciation
ple-o-ne-ksē'-ä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:266,864

Trench's Synonyms: xxiv. πλεονεξία, φιλαργυρία.

Strong’s Definitions

πλεονεξία pleonexía, pleh-on-ex-ee'-ah; from G4123; avarice, i.e. (by implication) fraudulency, extortion:—covetous(-ness) practices, greediness.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's G4124 in the following manner: covetousness (8x), greediness (1x), covetous practice (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's G4124 in the following manner: covetousness (8x), greediness (1x), covetous practice (1x).
  1. greedy desire to have more, covetousness, avarice

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πλεονεξία pleonexía, pleh-on-ex-ee'-ah; from G4123; avarice, i.e. (by implication) fraudulency, extortion:—covetous(-ness) practices, greediness.
STRONGS NT 4124: πλεονεξία
πλεονεξία, πλεονεξίας, (πλεονέκτης, which see), greedy desire to have more, covetousness, avarice: Luke 12:15; Romans 1:29; Ephesians 4:19; Ephesians 5:3; Colossians 3:5; 1 Thessalonians 2:5; 2 Peter 2:3 (on the omission of the article in the last two passages, cf. Winer's Grammar, 120 (114)), 14; ὡς (Rec. ὥσπερ) πλεονεξίαν (as a matter of covetousness), i. e. a gift which betrays the giver's covetousness, 2 Corinthians 9:5 (here R. V. text extortion); plural various modes in which covetousness shows itself, covetings (cf. Winers Grammar, § 27, 3; Buttmann, 77 (67)), Mark 7:22. (In the same and various other senses by secular writings from Herodotus and Thucydides down.) (Trench, N. T. Synonyms, § xxiv., and (in partial correction) Lightfoot's Commentary on Colossians 3:5.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Mark
7:22
Luke
12:15
Romans
1:29
2 Corinthians
9:5
Ephesians
4:19; 5:3
Colossians
3:5; 3:5
1 Thessalonians
2:5
2 Peter
2:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4124 matches the Greek πλεονεξία (pleonexia),
which occurs 10 times in 10 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:22 - Thefts, covetousness, G4124 wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:15 - And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: G4124 for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:29 - Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, G4124 maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:5 - Therefore I thought it necessary to exhort the brethren, that they would go before unto you, and make up beforehand your bounty, whereof ye had notice before, that the same might be ready, as a matter of bounty, and not as of covetousness. G4124
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:19 - Who being past feeling have given themselves over unto lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness. G4124
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:3 - But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, G4124 let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:5 - Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, G4124 which is idolatry:
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:5 - For neither at any time used we flattering words, as ye know, nor a cloke of covetousness; G4124 God is witness:
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:3 - And through covetousness G4124 shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:14 - Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: an heart they have exercised with covetous practices; G4124 cursed children:
 
 
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