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Ptochos

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   4434  
Original WordWord Origin
ptocoßfrom 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)
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 35
poor 29, poor man 5, worthless 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew5
Mark5
Luke10
John4
Romans1
2 Corinthians2
Galatians2
James4
Revelation2


Total35
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 NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.