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Lexicon :: Strong's G4050 - perisseia

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περισσεία
Transliteration
perisseia (Key)
Pronunciation
per-is-si'-ah
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:63,828

Strong’s Definitions

περισσεία perisseía, per-is-si'-ah; from G4052; surplusage, i.e. superabundance:—abundance(-ant, (-ly)), superfluity.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G4050 in the following manner: abundance (2x), abundantly (1x), superfluity (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G4050 in the following manner: abundance (2x), abundantly (1x), superfluity (1x).
  1. abundance, superabundantly, superfluously

  2. superiority, preference, pre-eminence

  3. gain, profit

  4. residue, remains: the wickedness remaining over in a Christian from his state prior to conversion

    This word was used by the Greeks when they wanted to describe the excess wax in one's ears.
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
περισσεία perisseía, per-is-si'-ah; from G4052; surplusage, i.e. superabundance:—abundance(-ant, (-ly)), superfluity.
STRONGS G4050:
περισσεία, περισσειας, (περισσεύω, which see);
1. abundance: τῆς χάριτος, Romans 5:17; τῆς χαρᾶς, 2 Corinthians 8:2; εἰς περισσείαν, adverbially, superabundantly, superfluously, (A. V. out of measure), 2 Corinthians 10:15 (Boeckh, Corpus inscriptions i., p. 668, no. 1378, 6; Byzantine writings).
2. superiority; preference, preeminence: יותֵר, Ecclesiastes 6:8; for יִתְרון, Ecclesiastes 2:13; Ecclesiastes 10:10.
3. gain, profit: for יִתְרון, Ecclesiastes 1:3; Ecclesiastes 2:11; Ecclesiastes 3:9, etc.
4. residue, remains: κακίας, the wickedness remaining over in the Christian from his state prior to conversion, James 1:21, see περίσσευμα, 2; (others adhere in this passive to the meaning which the word bears elsewhere in the N. T. viz. 'excess','superabundance,' (A. V. superfluity)).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Ecclesiastes
1:3; 2:11; 2:13; 3:9; 6:8; 10:10
Romans
5:17
2 Corinthians
8:2; 10:15
James
1:21

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4050 matches the Greek περισσεία (perisseia),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:17 - εἰ γὰρ τῷ τοῦ ἑνὸς παραπτώματι θάνατος ἐβασίλευσεν διὰ τοῦ ἑνός πολλῷ μᾶλλον οἱ τὴν περισσείαν G4050 τῆς χάριτος καὶ τῆς δωρεᾶς τῆς δικαιοσύνης λαμβάνοντες ἐν ζωῇ βασιλεύσουσιν διὰ τοῦ ἑνὸς Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:2 - ὅτι ἐν πολλῇ δοκιμῇ θλίψεως περισσεία G4050 τῆς χαρᾶς αὐτῶν καὶ κατὰ βάθους πτωχεία αὐτῶν ἐπερίσσευσεν εἰς τὸ πλοῦτος τῆς ἁπλότητος αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:15 - οὐκ εἰς τὰ ἄμετρα καυχώμενοι ἐν ἀλλοτρίοις κόποις ἐλπίδα δὲ ἔχοντες αὐξανομένης τῆς πίστεως ὑμῶν ἐν ὑμῖν μεγαλυνθῆναι κατὰ τὸν κανόνα ἡμῶν εἰς περισσείαν G4050
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:21 - διὸ ἀποθέμενοι πᾶσαν ῥυπαρίαν καὶ περισσείαν G4050 κακίας ἐν πραΰτητι δέξασθε τὸν ἔμφυτον λόγον τὸν δυνάμενον σῶσαι τὰς ψυχὰς ὑμῶν
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