4434: πτωχός

Adjective


Dodson dictionary

G4434 πτωχός, ή, όν

Transliteration: ptōchós

Part(s) of speech: Adjective

Definition: 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)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G4434 πτωχός

Transliteration: ptōchós

Derivation: from πτώσσω (ptṓssō) (to crouch);

Definition: akin to G4422 and the alternate of G4098); a beggar (as cringing), i.e. pauper (strictly denoting absolute or public mendicancy, although also used in a qualified or relative sense; whereas G3993 properly means only straitened circumstances in private), literally (often as noun) or figuratively (distressed)

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

πτωχός

G4434 

Occurrences in the NT: 34

πτωχός, -ή, -όν
(< πτώσσω, to crouch, cower), [in LXX for עָנִי, דַּל, רָשׁ, etc.;]
of one who crouches and cowers, hence,
1. as subst., a beggar: Lk 14:13, 21 16:20, 22.
2. As adj.,
(a) prop., beggarly: metaph., στοιχεῖα, Ga 4:9 (v. Lft., in l.);
(b) in broader sense (opp. to πλούσιος), poor: Mt 11:5 19:21 26:9, 11, Mk 10:21 12:42, 43 14:5, 7, Lk 4:18 7:22 18:22 19:8 21:3, Jo 12:5, 6, 8 13:29, Ro 15:26, II Co 6:10, Ga 2:10, Ja 2:2, 3, 6, Re 13:16; π. τ. κόσμῳ, Ja 2:5; metaph., Lk 6:20, Re 3:17; π. τ. πνεύματι, Mt 5:3.†
SYN.: πένης, q.v.

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