4123. pleonektés
Strong's Concordance
pleonektés: one desirous of having more
Original Word: πλεονέκτης, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: pleonektés
Phonetic Spelling: (pleh-on-ek'-tace)
Short Definition: a covetous person
Definition: a covetous or avaricious person; one desirous of having more.
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Cognate: 4123 pleonéktēs (a masculine noun derived from 4122 /pleonektéō, "to covet") – used of "a greedy, covetous, rapacious, person; a defrauder, trampling on the rights of others" (Souter). See 4124 (pleoneksia).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the cptv. of polus and echó
Definition
one desirous of having more
NASB Translation
covetous (3), covetous man (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4123: πλεονέκτης

πλεονέκτης, πλεονέκτου, (πλέον and ἔχω);

1. one eager to have more, especially what belongs to others ((Thucydides 1, 40, 1 (cf. Herodotus 7, 158)); Xenophon, mem. 1, 5, 3);

2. greedy of gain, covetous: 1 Corinthians 5:10, 11; 1 Corinthians 6:10; Ephesians 5:5; Sir. 14:9.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
covetous.

From pleion and echo; holding (desiring) more, i.e. Eager for gain (avaricious, hence a defrauder) -- covetous.

see GREEK pleion

see GREEK echo

Forms and Transliterations
πλεονεκται πλεονέκται πλεονεκταις πλεονέκταις πλεονεκτης πλεονέκτης pleonektai pleonéktai pleonektais pleonéktais pleonektes pleonektēs pleonéktes pleonéktēs
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4 Occurrences


πλεονέκται — 1 Occ.
πλεονέκταις — 1 Occ.
πλεονέκτης — 2 Occ.

1 Corinthians 5:10 N-DMP
GRK: ἢ τοῖς πλεονέκταις καὶ ἅρπαξιν
NAS: or with the covetous and swindlers,
KJV: or with the covetous, or
INT: or with the covetous and swindlers

1 Corinthians 5:11 N-NMS
GRK: πόρνος ἢ πλεονέκτης ἢ εἰδωλολάτρης
NAS: or covetous, or
KJV: or covetous, or
INT: sexually immoral or covetous or idolater

1 Corinthians 6:10 N-NMP
GRK: κλέπται οὔτε πλεονέκται οὐ μέθυσοι
NAS: nor [the] covetous, nor
KJV: thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards,
INT: thieves nor covetous not drunkards

Ephesians 5:5 N-NMS
GRK: ἀκάθαρτος ἢ πλεονέκτης ὅ ἐστιν
NAS: or covetous man, who
KJV: nor covetous man, who
INT: unclean person or covetous who is

4 Occurrences

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