Ptochos

The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 4434 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
ptwcovßfrom ptosso {to crouch, akin to (4422) and the alternate of (4098))
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Ptochos6:885,969
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
pto-khos' Adjective
Definition
  1. reduced to beggary, begging, asking alms
  2. destitute of wealth, influence, position, honour
    1. lowly, afflicted, destitute of the Christian virtues and eternal riches
    2. helpless, powerless to accomplish an end
    3. poor, needy
  3. lacking in anything
    1. as respects their spirit
      1. destitute of wealth of learning and intellectual culture which the schools afford (men of this class most readily give themselves up to Christ's teaching and proved them selves fitted to lay hold of the heavenly treasure)
King James Word Usage - Total: 34
poor 30, beggar 2, poor man 1, beggarly 1
KJV Verse Count
Matthew5
Mark5
Luke10
John4
Romans1
2 Corinthians1
Galatians2
James4
Revelation2


Total34
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 Ptochos". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .