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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #4145 - πλούσιος

Word Origin:
from (4149)
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Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. wealthy, abounding in material resources
  2. metaph. abounding, abundantly supplied
    1. abounding (rich) in Christian virtues and eternal possessions
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3515 ‑ כָּבֵד (kaw‑bade');   3715 ‑ כְּפִיר (kef‑eer');   5947 ‑ עַלִּיז (al‑leez');   6223 ‑ עָשִׁיר (aw‑sheer');   7600 ‑ שַׁאֲנָן (shah‑an‑awn');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Lacon. πλούτιος EM 156.20: α, ον: ( πλοῦτος ):

wealthy, opulent, opp. πένης, πενιχρός, Hes. Op. 22, h.Merc. 171, Thgn. 621, etc.; πτωχὸς ἀντὶ πλουσίου S. OT 455; ἐμοὶ πένης . . πλουσίου μᾶλλον ξένος E. El. 395; μέγα π. Hdt. 1.32; πλουσίῳ χαίρειν γένει in his rich and lordly race, S. OT 1070: prov., οὐδ' εἰ Μίδου -ώτεροι εἶεν Pl. R. 408b .

2. c. gen. rei, rich in a thing, ὁ δαίμων δ' ἐς ἐμὲ πλούσιος κακῶν E. Or. 394; π. οὐ χρυσίου, ἀλλ' οὗ δεῖ τὸν εὐδαίμονα πλουτεῖν Pl. R. 521a; -ώτερος εἰς τὸ γῆρας . . φρονήσεως Id. Plt. 261e .

3. c. dat., π. τοῖς ἀχρήστοις καὶ περιττοῖς Plu. Cat.Ma. 18; εἴκοσι μύξαις π . . . λύχνος Call. Epigr. 56; π. ἐν ἐλέει Ep.Ephesians 2:4 .

II of things, σοὶ δὲ π. τράπεζα κείσθω richly furnished, S. El. 361; ample, abundant, κτερίσματα E. Tr. 1249; ὕδωρ Id. Fr. 316.3: Sup., θησαυρὸς ἀνάκειται ὁμοῖα τοῖσι πλουσιωτάτοισι Hdt. 3.57 . Adv. -ίως, ἱρὸν π. κατεσκευασμένον ἀναθήμασι Id. 2.44; π. ταφήσεται E. Alc. 56; κοίτας . . π. σεσαγμένας Eup. 76, cf. Ph. 2.400, etc.; νέον π. ἐπικηρυκευόμενον Aristaenet. 2.1 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 πλούσιος, πλουσία, πλούσιον (πλοῦτος), from Hesiod, Works, 22down, the Sept. for עָשִׁיר, rich;

a. properly, wealthy, abounding in material resources: Matthew 27:57; Luke 12:16; Luke 14:12; Luke 16:1,19; Luke 18:23; Luke 19:2; πλούσιος, substantively, Luke 16:21,22; James 1:10,11; οἱ πλούσιοι, Luke 6:24; Luke 21:1; 1 Timothy 6:17; James 2:6; James 5:1; Revelation 6:15; Revelation 13:16; πλούσιος, without the article, a rich Prayer of Manasseh , Matthew 19:23,24; Mark 10:25; Mark 12:41; Luke 18:25.

b. metaphorically and universally, abounding, abundantly supplied: followed by ἐν with a dative of the thing in which one abounds (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 30,8b. note), ἐν ἐληι, Ephesians 2:4; ἐν πίστει, James 2:5; absolutely, abounding (rich) in Christian virtues and eternal possessions, Revelation 2:9; Revelation 3:17, on which see Düsterdieck. ἐπτώχευσε πλούσιος ὤν, of Christ, 'although as the ἄσαρκος λόγος he formerly abounded in the riches of a heavenly condition, by assuming human nature he entered into a state of (earthly) poverty,' 2 Corinthians 8:9.

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