3993: πένης

Noun, Masculine


Dodson dictionary

G3993 πένης, ητος, ὁ

Transliteration: pénēs

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Masculine

Definition: one who works for his living; a laborer, poor man.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G3993 πένης

Transliteration: pénēs

Derivation: from a primary πένω (pénō) (to toil for daily subsistence);

Definition: starving, i.e. indigent

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

πένης

G3993 

Occurrences in the NT: 1

πένης, -ητος, ὁ
(< πένομαι, to work for one's daily bread), [in LXX for אֶבְיוֹן, עָנִי, דַּל, etc.;]
one who works for his living, a labourer, a poor man: II Co 9:9.†
SYN.: πτωχός, properly a beggar and implying deeper poverty than π. (v. Tr., Syn., § xxxvi; Abbott, Essays, 78).

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition