4434: πτωχός


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Dodson dictionary

4434
πτωχός, ή, όν,       Adjective
poor, destitute, spiritually poor, either in a good sense (humble devout persons) or bad.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

HELPS Lexicon excerpt

4434 ptōxós (from ptōssō, "to crouch or cower like a beggar") – properly, bent over; (figuratively) deeply destitute, completely lacking resources (earthly wealth) – i.e. helpless as a beggar.  4434 (ptōxos) relates to "the pauper rather than the mere peasant, the extreme opposite of the rich" (WP, 1, 371).

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Strong's Greek Dictionary

4434
πτωχός (ptōchós)
from πτώσσω (ptṓssō) (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.

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)