ptochos <4434>

ptwcov ptochos

Pronunciation:pto-khos'
Origin:from ptwssw ptosso (to crouch, akin to 4422 and the alternate of 4098)
Reference:TDNT - 6:885,969
PrtSpch:adj
In Greek:ptwca 1, ptwch 3, ptwcoi 5, ptwcoiv 9, ptwcon 2, ptwcouv 8, ptwcov 3, ptwcw 1, ptwcwn 2
In NET:poor 27, a poor person 1, a poor man 1, poor man 1, poor person 1, to the poor 1, to poor 1, worthless 1
In AV:poor 30, beggar 2, poor man 1, beggarly 1
Count:34
Definition:1) reduced to beggary, begging, asking alms
2) destitute of wealth, influence, position, honour
2a) lowly, afflicted, destitute of the Christian virtues and
eternal riches
2b) helpless, powerless to accomplish an end
2c) poor, needy
3) lacking in anything
3a) as respects their spirit
3a1) 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
themselves fitted to lay hold of the heavenly treasure)

Synonym : See Definition 5870
from ptosso (to crouch); akin to 4422 and the alternate of 4098); a
beggar (as cringing), i.e. pauper (strictly denoting absolute or
public mendicancy, although also used in a qualified or relative
sense; whereas 3993 properly means only straitened circumstances in
private), literally (often as noun) or figuratively
(distressed):-beggar(-ly), poor.
see GREEK for 4422
see GREEK for 4098
see GREEK for 3993

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