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Dictionaries :: Lucre (Filthy)

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Noun Strong's Number: g2771 Greek: kerdos

Lucre (Filthy):

"gain" (cp. kerdaino, "to gain, get gain"), is translated "gain" in Phl 1:21; 3:7; "lucre" in Tts 1:11 (preceded by aischros, "filthy").

B-1 Adjective Strong's Number: g146 Greek: aischrokerdes

Lucre (Filthy):

denotes "greedy of base gains" (aischros, and A, as above), 1Ti 3:8, "greedy of filthy lucre;" so the RV in Tts 1:7, AV, "(given to) filthy lucre." In some mss. 1Ti 3:3.

B-2 Adjective Strong's Number: g147 Greek: aischrokerdos

Lucre (Filthy):

denotes "from eagerness for base gain," 1Pe 5:2, "for filthy lucre."


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