Though he was rich (plousio wn). Concessive present participle wn from eimi, to be. Be became poor (eptwceusen). Ingressive aorist active indicative of ptwceuw (see verse 1 Corinthians 2 on ptwceia). Through his poverty (th ekeinou ptwceiai). Instrumental case, by means of. Might become rich (plouthshte). Ingressive first aorist active subjunctive of ploutew, to be rich with ina (that). See on Luke 1:53 ; see also 1 Corinthians 4:8 .