plouteó: to be richOriginal Word: πλουτέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (ploo-teh'-o)
Short Definition: I become rich
Definition: I become rich, am rich, abound in.
Cognate: 4147 ploutéō – be rich, having many resources. See 4145 (plousios).
(Rev 3:17) The Laodiceans had success in banking, trade, and commerce – but their spiritual lives paid low spiritual dividends (yields)! The Laodiceans were too highly motivated (conscientious) about earthly matters, and lacked real spiritual commitment for wise prioritizing.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to be rich
abounding in riches (1), become rich (4), become wealthy (1), get rich (1), rich (5).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 4147: πλουτέω
πλουτέω, πλούτῳ; 1 aorist ἐπλούτησα; perfect πεπλούτηκα; (πλοῦτος); from Hesiod down; the Sept. sometimes for עָשַׁר;
a. to be rich, to have abundance: properly, of outward possessions, absolutely, Luke 1:53; 1 Timothy 6:9; 1 aorist I have been made rich, hate become rich, have gotten riches (on this use of the aorist see βασιλεύω, at the end), ἀπό τίνος, Revelation 18:15 (Sir. 11:18; (cf. ἀπό, II. 2 a.)); also ἐκ τίνος (see ἐκ, II. 5), Revelation 18:3, 19; ἐν τίνι (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 30, 8 b. note; the Greeks say πλουτεῖν τίνος, or τίνι, or τί), 1 Timothy 6:18.
b. metaphorically, to be richly supplied: πλουτεῖν εἰς πάντας, is affluent in resources so that he can give the blessings of salvation unto all, Romans 10:12; πλουτεῖν εἰς Θεόν (see εἰς, B. II. 2 b. α.), Luke 12:21; aorist ἐπλούτησα, absolutely, I became rich, i. e. obtained the eternal spiritual possessions: 1 Corinthians 4:8; 2 Corinthians 8:9; Revelation 3:18; πεπλούτηκα, I have gotten riches, Revelation 3:17. From ploutizo; to be (or become) wealthy (literally or figuratively) -- be increased with goods, (be made, wax) rich. see GREEK ploutizo
From ploutizo; to be (or become) wealthy (literally or figuratively) -- be increased with goods, (be made, wax) rich.
see GREEK ploutizo
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 4147
ἐπλούτησαν — 2 Occ.
ἐπλουτήσατε — 1 Occ.
πεπλούτηκα — 1 Occ.
πλουτήσαντες — 1 Occ.
πλουτήσῃς — 1 Occ.
πλουτήσητε — 1 Occ.
πλουτεῖν — 2 Occ.
πλουτῶν — 2 Occ.
πλουτοῦντας — 1 Occ.
Luke 1:53 V-PPA-AMP
GRK: ἀγαθῶν καὶ πλουτοῦντας ἐξαπέστειλεν κενούς
NAS: And sent away the rich empty-handed.
KJV: and the rich he hath sent
INT: with good things and [the] rich he sent away empty
1 Corinthians 4:8 V-AIA-2P