ptōcheuō: to be a beggar, be destituteOriginal Word: πτωχεύωTransliteration:
(pto-khyoo'-o)Part of Speech:
to be a beggar, be destituteMeaning:
to be a beggar, be destitute
From ptochos; to be a beggar, i.e. (by implication) to become indigent (figuratively) -- become poor.
see GREEK ptochos
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 4433: πτωχεύωπτωχεύω
: 1 aorist ἐπτώχευσα
, which see); properly, to be a beggar, to beg
; so in classical Greek from Homer
down; in the N. T. once, to be poor
: 2 Corinthians 8:9
, on which see πλούσιος
, b. at the end (Tobit 4:21; the Sept.
to be weak, afflicted, Judges 6:6
; Psalm 78:8<10> (; for נורַשׁ to be reduced to want, Proverbs 23:21; רוּשׁ to be needy, Psalm 33:11<10> ().<1>