Word Summary
mamōnas: riches
Original Word: μαμωνᾶς
Transliteration: mamōnas
Phonetic Spelling: (mam-mo-nas')
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: riches
Meaning: riches
Strong's Concordance

Of Chaldee origin (confidence, i.e. Wealth, personified); mammonas, i.e. Avarice (deified) -- mammon.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3126: μαμωνᾶς

μαμωνᾶς (G L T Tr WH), incorrectly Μαμμωνᾶς (Rec. (in Matt.)), μαμωνᾷ (Buttmann, 20 (18); Winer's Grammar, § 8, 1), , mammon (Chaldean מָאמונָא, to be derived, apparently, from אָמַן; hence, what is trusted in (cf. Buxtof, Lex. chald. talmud. et rabbin. col. 1217f (especially Fischer edition, p. 613f); according to Gesenius (Thesaurus i., 552) contracted from מַטְמון, treasure (Genesis 43:23); cf. B. D., under the word; Edersheim, Jesus the Messiah, 2:269)), riches: Matthew 6:24 and Luke 16:13 (where it is personified and opposed to God; cf. Philippians 3:19); Luke 16:9, 11. (lucrum punice mammon dicitur, Augustine (de serm. Dom. in monte, 1. ii. c. xiv. (sec. 47)); the Sept. translated the Hebrew אֱמוּנָה in Isaiah 33:6 θησαυροί, and in Psalm 36:3 () πλοῦτος.)