4432. ptócheia
Strong's Concordance
ptócheia: beggary, i.e. destitution
Original Word: πτωχεία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: ptócheia
Phonetic Spelling: (pto-khi'-ah)
Short Definition: beggary, poverty
Definition: beggary, poverty, destitution.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 4432 ptōxeía – poverty. See 4434 (ptōxos).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ptócheuó
Definition
beggary, i.e. destitution
NASB Translation
poverty (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4432: πτωχεία

πτωχεία, πτωχείας, (πτωχεύω);

1. beggary (Herodotus 3, 14; Aristophanes, Plutarch, 549; Plato, legg. 11, p. 936{b}; Lysias p. 898, 9; Aristotle, poet. c. 23 p. 1459^b, 6).

2. in the N. T. poverty, the condition of one destitute of riches and abundance: opposed to πλουτεῖν, 2 Corinthians 8:9; opposed to πλούσιος, Revelation 2:9; κατά βάθους πτωχεία (opposed to πλοῦτος), deep, i. e. extreme poverty (see κατά, I. 1 b.), 2 Corinthians 8:2. (The Sept. chiefly for ענִי, affliction, misery.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
poverty.

From ptocheuo; beggary, i.e. Indigence (literally or figuratively) -- poverty.

see GREEK ptocheuo

Forms and Transliterations
πτωχεια πτωχεία πτωχείᾳ πτωχειαν πτωχείαν πτωχείας ptocheia ptocheía ptōcheia ptōcheía ptocheíāi ptōcheíāi ptocheian ptocheían ptōcheian ptōcheían
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3 Occurrences


πτωχεία — 2 Occ.
πτωχείαν — 1 Occ.

2 Corinthians 8:2 N-NFS
GRK: κατὰ βάθους πτωχεία αὐτῶν ἐπερίσσευσεν
NAS: and their deep poverty overflowed
INT: of deep poverty of them abounded

2 Corinthians 8:9 N-DFS
GRK: τῇ ἐκείνου πτωχείᾳ πλουτήσητε
NAS: so that you through His poverty might become rich.
KJV: ye through his poverty might be rich.
INT: of that poverty might be enriched

Revelation 2:9 N-AFS
GRK: καὶ τὴν πτωχείαν ἀλλὰ πλούσιος
NAS: your tribulation and your poverty (but you are rich),
KJV: and poverty, (but
INT: and poverty but rich

3 Occurrences

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