4200. porismos
Strong's Concordance
porismos: a providing, a means of gain
Original Word: πορισμός, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: porismos
Phonetic Spelling: (por-is-mos')
Short Definition: a source of gain
Definition: a source of gain, livelihood.
HELPS Word-studies

4200 porismós (from poros, "a way, means") – properly, a specific way (route) that brings gain or profit. 4200 (porismós) is only used in 1 Tim 6:5,6.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from porizó (to procure)
a providing, a means of gain
NASB Translation
means of gain (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4200: πορισμός

πορισμός, πορισμοῦ, (πορίζω to cause a thing to get on well, to carry forward, to convey, to acquire; middle to bring about or procure for oneself, to gain; from πόρος (cf. πορεύω));

a. acquisition, gain (Wis. 13:19 Wis. 14:2; Polybius, Josephus, Plutarch).

b. a source of gain: 1 Timothy 6:5f (Plutarch Cat. Maj. 25; (Test xii. Patr., test. Isa. § 4)).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From a derivative of poros (a way, i.e. Means); furnishing (procuring), i.e. (by implication) money-getting (acquisition) -- gain.

Forms and Transliterations
πορισμον πορισμόν πορισμὸν πορισμος πορισμός πορισμὸς porismon porismòn porismos porismòs
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Englishman's Concordance
Strong's Greek 4200
2 Occurrences

πορισμὸν — 1 Occ.
πορισμὸς — 1 Occ.

1 Timothy 6:5 N-AMS
GRK: ἀληθείας νομιζόντων πορισμὸν εἶναι τὴν
NAS: that godliness is a means of gain.
KJV: supposing that gain is
INT: truth holding gain to be

1 Timothy 6:6 N-NMS
GRK: ἔστιν δὲ πορισμὸς μέγας ἡ
NAS: But godliness [actually] is a means of great
KJV: is great gain.
INT: is moreover gain great [in] the

2 Occurrences

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