The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   2585 Browse Lexicon 
Original WordWord Origin
kaphleuvwfrom kapelos (a huckster)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
kap-ale-yoo'-o   Verb
  1. to be a retailer, to peddle
  2. to make money by selling anything
    1. to get sordid gain by dealing in anything, to do a thing for base gain
    2. to trade in the word of God
      1. to try to get base gain by teaching divine truth
    3. to corrupt, to adulterate
      1. peddlers were in the habit of adulterating their commodities for the sake of gain
 King James Word Usage - Total: 1
corrupt 1
  KJV Verse Count 
2 Corinthians1

Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Kapeleuo". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .