perisseia <4050>

perisseia perisseia

Pronunciation:per-is-si'-ah
Origin:from 4052
Reference:TDNT - 6:63,828
PrtSpch:n f
In Greek:perisseia 1, perisseian 3
In NET:abundance 1, abundant 1, excess 1, expanded 1
In AV:abundance 2, abundantly 1, superfluity 1
Count:4
Definition: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
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Used by the Greeks to describe the excess wax in their ears.
from 4052; surplusage, i.e. superabundance:-abundance(-ant, (-ly)),
superfluity.
see GREEK for 4052

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