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Lexicon :: Strong's G4124 - pleonexia

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πλεονεξία
Transliteration
pleonexia (Key)
Pronunciation
pleh-on-ex-ee'-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: 6:266,864

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 G4124:
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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:22 - deeds G4124 of G4124 greed G4124, wickedness, deceit, indecent behavior, [fn]envy, slander, [fn]pride, and foolishness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:15 - But He said to them, “Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed G4124; for not even when one is affluent does his life consist of his possessions.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:29 - people having been filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greed G4124, and evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, and malice; they are gossips,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:5 - So I considered it necessary to urge the brothers that they go on ahead to you and arrange in advance your previously promised [fn]generous gift, that the same would be ready as a [fn]generous gift, and not as one grudgingly given due to greediness G4124.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:19 - and they, having become callous, have given themselves up to indecent behavior [fn]for the practice of every kind of impurity with greediness G4124.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:3 - But sexual immorality [fn]or any impurity or greed G4124 must not even be mentioned among you, as is proper among [fn]saints;
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:5 - Therefore, [fn]treat the parts of your earthly body as dead to sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed G4124, which [fn]amounts to idolatry.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:5 - For we never came [fn]with flattering speech, as you know, nor with a pretext [fn]for greed G4124—God is our witness
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:3 - and in their greed G4124 they will exploit you with false words; their judgment from long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:14 - having eyes full of adultery [fn]that never cease from sin, enticing unstable souls, having hearts trained in greed G4124, accursed children;
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