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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, wickedness, deceit, lewdness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:15 - And He said to them, “Take heed and beware of covetousness,[fn] for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of the things he possesses.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:29 - being filled with all unrighteousness, sexual immorality,[fn] wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil-mindedness; they are whisperers,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:5 - Therefore I thought it necessary to exhort the brethren to go to you ahead of time, and prepare your generous gift beforehand, which you had previously promised, that it may be ready as a matter of generosity and not as a grudging obligation.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:19 - who, being past feeling, have given themselves over to lewdness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:3 - But fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as is fitting for saints;
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:5 - Therefore put to death your members which are on the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:5 - For neither at any time did we use flattering words, as you know, nor a cloak for covetousness—God is witness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:3 - By covetousness they will exploit you with deceptive words; for a long time their judgment has not been idle, and their destruction does[fn] not slumber.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:14 - having eyes full of adultery and that cannot cease from sin, enticing unstable souls. They have a heart trained in covetous practices, and are accursed children.
 
 
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