4050. perisseia
Strong's Concordance
perisseia: superfluity
Original Word: περισσεία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: perisseia
Phonetic Spelling: (per-is-si'-ah)
Definition: superfluity
Usage: abundance, superfluity.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 4050 perisseía (a feminine noun from 4012 /perí, "comprehensively all-around") – properly, a brand of abundance, i.e. what exceeds normal expectations. See 4012 (peri).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from perisseuó
NASB Translation
abundance (2), more (1), remains (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4050: περισσεία

περισσεία, περισσειας, (περισσεύω, which see);

1. abundance: τῆς χάριτος, Romans 5:17; τῆς χαρᾶς, 2 Corinthians 8:2; εἰς περισσείαν, adverbially, superabundantly, superfluously, (A. V. out of measure), 2 Corinthians 10:15 (Boeckh, Corpus inscriptions i., p. 668, no. 1378, 6; Byzantine writings).

2. superiority; preference, preeminence: יותֵר, Ecclesiastes 6:8; for יִתְרון, Ecclesiastes 2:13; Ecclesiastes 10:10.

3. gain, profit: for יִתְרון, Ecclesiastes 1:3; Ecclesiastes 2:11; Ecclesiastes 3:9, etc.

4. residue, remains: κακίας, the wickedness remaining over in the Christian from his state prior to conversion, James 1:21, see περίσσευμα, 2; (others adhere in this passive to the meaning which the word bears elsewhere in the N. T. viz. 'excess','superabundance,' (A. V. superfluity)).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
abundance, surplus

From perisseuo; surplusage, i.e. Superabundance -- abundance(-ant, (-ly)), superfluity.

see GREEK perisseuo

Forms and Transliterations
περισσεια περισσεία περίσσεια περισσειαν περισσείαν perisseia perisseía perisseian perisseían
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Englishman's Concordance
Romans 5:17 N-AFS
GRK: οἱ τὴν περισσείαν τῆς χάριτος
NAS: who receive the abundance of grace
KJV: they which receive abundance of grace
INT: those the abundance of grace

2 Corinthians 8:2 N-NFS
GRK: θλίψεως ἡ περισσεία τῆς χαρᾶς
NAS: of affliction their abundance of joy
KJV: of affliction the abundance of their
INT: of tribulation the abundance of the joy

2 Corinthians 10:15 N-AFS
GRK: ἡμῶν εἰς περισσείαν
NAS: enlarged even more by you,
INT: of us to abundance

James 1:21 N-AFS
GRK: ῥυπαρίαν καὶ περισσείαν κακίας ἐν
NAS: filthiness and [all] that remains of wickedness,
KJV: and superfluity of naughtiness,
INT: filthiness and abounding of wickedness in

Strong's Greek 4050
4 Occurrences

περισσεία — 1 Occ.
περισσείαν — 3 Occ.

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