G4434 – ptochos – πτωχος

Greek Lexicon Entry
Number: 4434 (Find “ptochos” in Bible [New Testament])
Word: πτωχος
Transliterated: ptochos
Pronunciation: pto-khos’
Part of Speech: adjective
Short Definition: beggar(-ly), poor
Usage Count: 34

Strong’s Greek Lexicon

from πτωσσω ptosso, to crouch; akin to <4422> and the alternate of <4098>); a beggar (as cringing), i.e. pauper (strictly denoting absolute or public mendicancy, although also used in a qualified or relative sense; whereas <3993> properly means only straitened circumstances in private), literally (often as noun) or figuratively (distressed):—beggar(-ly), poor.

Thayer’s Greek Definitions

1) reduced to beggary, begging, asking alms
2) destitute of wealth, influence, position, honour
2a) lowly, afflicted, destitute of the Christian virtues and eternal riches
2b) helpless, powerless to accomplish an end
2c) poor, needy
3) lacking in anything
3a) as respects their spirit
3a1) destitute of wealth of learning and intellectual culture which the schools afford (men of this class most readily give themselves up to Christ's teaching and proved them selves fitted to lay hold of the heavenly treasure)

Greek words that begin with:  alpha (Α/α), beta (Β/β), gamma (Γ/γ), delta (Δ/δ), epsilon (Ε/ε), zeta (Ζ/ζ), eta (Η/η), theta (Θ/θ), iota (Ι/ι), kappa (Κ/κ), lambda (Λ/λ), mu (Μ/μ), nu (Ν/ν), xi (Ξ/ξ), omicron (Ο/ο), pi (Π/π), rho (Ρ/ρ), sigma (Σ/σ), tau (Τ/τ), upsilon (Υ/υ), phi (Φ/φ), chi (Χ/χ), psi (Ψ/ψ), omega (Ω/ω)

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