Word Summary
plousios: wealthy
Original Word: πλούσιος
Transliteration: plousios
Phonetic Spelling: (ploo'-see-os)
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: wealthy
Meaning: wealthy
Strong's Concordance

From ploutos; wealthy; figuratively, abounding with -- rich.

see GREEK ploutos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4145: πλούσιος

πλούσιος, πλουσία, πλούσιον (πλοῦτος), from Hesiod, Works, 22 down, 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 man, 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, 8 b. 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.