The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   4050 Browse Lexicon 
Original WordWord Origin
perisseiafrom (4052)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
per-is-si'-ah   Noun Feminine
  1. abundance, superabundantly, superfluously
  2. superiority, preference, pre-eminence
  3. gain, profit
  4. residue, remains: the wickedness remaining over in a Christian from his state prior to conversion
Used by the Greeks to describe the excess wax in their ears.
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 4
abundance 2, more 1, remains 1
NAS Verse Count
2 Corinthians2

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 Perisseia". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.