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Strong's #4050 - περισσεία

Transliteration
perisseía
Phonetics
per-is-si'-ah
Origin
from (4052)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
6:63,828
Definition
Thayer's
  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.
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3504 ‑ יִתְרוֹן (yith‑rone');  7468 ‑ רְעוּת (reh‑ooth');  
Frequency Lists  
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  2. Word
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KJV (4)
Romans
1
2 Corinthians
2
James
1
NAS (4)
Romans
1
2 Corinthians
2
James
1
HCS (3)
Romans
1
2 Corinthians
2
BSB (4)
Romans
1
2 Corinthians
2
James
1
ESV (3)
Romans
1
2 Corinthians
1
James
1
WEB (4)
Romans
1
2 Corinthians
2
James
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

περισσ-εία, ἡ,

surplus, abundance, Cor. 8.2; χρημάτων IG 5(1).550 .

II advantage, LXX Ecclesiastes 1:3,al.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

περισσεία , -ας ,

(<περισσευω ),

[in LXX: Ecclesiastes 12:1-14 (H3504 and cogn. forms, Ecclesiastes 1:3, al.) *;]

1. abundance, superfluity: Romans 5:17, 2 Corinthians 8:2; 2 Corinthians 10:15, James 1:21 (so also Inscr., v. LAE, 80).

2. (a) superiority (Ec, v. supr.);

(b) profit (ib.).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";wash"; (Luke 5:2 al.). In a Zenon letter, PSI VI. 599.7 (iii/B.C.) reference is made to πλῦναι καὶ διελε ̣ι ̣̑ν (τὸν λίνον) as preliminaries in connexion with weaving : cf. the medical receipt of early i/A.D. P Oxy VIII. 1088.5 λίθου σχι (στοῦ) πεπλ (υμένου) (δραχμὴ) α ̄, ";purified schist 1 dr.";, and OGIS 483.169 (ii/B.C.) μήτε ἱμάτια πλύνειν μήτε σκεῦος. The verb is used rhetorically in Herodas III. 93 ἰσσαῖ. λάθοις τὴν γλάσσαν ἐς μέλι πλύνας, ";Fie, sirrah! May you find that tongue of yours—dipped in honey"; (Headlam : see note p. 161 f.). For subst. πλύνος see P Ryl II. 70.8 (ii/B.C.) with the editor’s note, and BGU VI. 1364.2 (B.C. 126–5), and for adj. πλύσιμος see P Sakkakini 59. 60. 94 verso (iii/B.C.) (cited Mayser Gr. II. i. p. 6). MGr πλύνω, πλένω, πλυνίσκω (Thumb Handb. p. 350).

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
περισσεια περισσεία περίσσεια περισσειαν περισσείαν perisseia perisseía perisseian perisseían
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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