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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 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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:22 - κλοπαί πλεονεξίαι πονηρίαι δόλος ἀσέλγεια ὀφθαλμὸς πονηρός βλασφημία ὑπερηφανία ἀφροσύνη·
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:15 - εἶπεν δὲ πρὸς αὐτούς Ὁρᾶτε καὶ φυλάσσεσθε ἀπὸ τῆς πλεονεξίας ὅτι οὐκ ἐν τῷ περισσεύειν τινὶ ζωὴ αὐτοῦ ἐστιν ἐκ τῶν ὑπαρχόντων αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:29 - πεπληρωμένους πάσῃ ἀδικίᾳ πορνείᾳ, πονηρίᾳ πλεονεξίᾳ κακίᾳ μεστοὺς φθόνου φόνου ἔριδος δόλου κακοηθείας ψιθυριστάς
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:5 - ἀναγκαῖον οὖν ἡγησάμην παρακαλέσαι τοὺς ἀδελφοὺς ἵνα προέλθωσιν εἰς ὑμᾶς καὶ προκαταρτίσωσιν τὴν προκατηγγελμένην εὐλογίαν ὑμῶν ταύτην ἑτοίμην εἶναι οὕτως ὡς εὐλογίαν καὶ μὴ ὡσπερ πλεονεξίαν
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:19 - οἵτινες ἀπηλγηκότες ἑαυτοὺς παρέδωκαν τῇ ἀσελγείᾳ εἰς ἐργασίαν ἀκαθαρσίας πάσης ἐν πλεονεξίᾳ
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:3 - πορνεία δὲ καὶ πᾶσα ἀκαθαρσία πλεονεξία μηδὲ ὀνομαζέσθω ἐν ὑμῖν καθὼς πρέπει ἁγίοις
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:5 - Νεκρώσατε οὖν τὰ μέλη ὑμῶν τὰ ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς πορνείαν ἀκαθαρσίαν πάθος ἐπιθυμίαν κακήν καὶ τὴν πλεονεξίαν ἥτις ἐστὶν εἰδωλολατρεία,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:5 - οὔτε γάρ ποτε ἐν λόγῳ κολακείας ἐγενήθημεν καθὼς οἴδατε οὔτε ἐν προφάσει πλεονεξίας θεὸς μάρτυς
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:3 - καὶ ἐν πλεονεξίᾳ πλαστοῖς λόγοις ὑμᾶς ἐμπορεύσονται οἷς τὸ κρίμα ἔκπαλαι οὐκ ἀργεῖ καὶ ἀπώλεια αὐτῶν οὐ νυστάζει
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:14 - ὀφθαλμοὺς ἔχοντες μεστοὺς μοιχαλίδος καὶ ἀκαταπαύστους ἁμαρτίας δελεάζοντες ψυχὰς ἀστηρίκτους καρδίαν γεγυμνασμένην πλεονεξίαις ἔχοντες κατάρας τέκνα·

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