from the Lat. lucrum, "gain." 1 Timothy 3:3 , "not given to filthy lucre." Some MSS. have not the word so rendered, and the expression has been omitted in the Revised Version.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Lucre". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".