πλεονεξία

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
πλεονεξία, -ας, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
pleonexia
Simplified transliteration: 
pleonexia
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4124
GK Number: 
4432
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
10
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1a
Gloss: 
greediness, avarice
Definition: 
some advantage which one possesses over another; an inordinate desire of riches, covetousness, Lk. 12:15; grasping, overreaching, extortion, Rom. 1:29; 1 Thess. 2:5; a gift exacted by importunity and conferred with grudging, a hard-wrung gift, 2 Cor. 9:5; a scheme of extortion, Mk. 7:22

Greek-English Concordance for

Mark 7:22 adulteries, greedy (pleonexiai | πλεονεξίαι | nom pl fem) actions, wicked deeds, deceit, sensuality, selfishness, slander, arrogance, lack of moral sense.
Luke 12:15 And he said to them, “Watch out and be on guard against all types of greed (pleonexias | πλεονεξίας | gen sg fem), because one’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.”
Romans 1:29 They are filled with every kind of unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness (pleonexia | πλεονεξίᾳ | dat sg fem), malice. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, meanness. They are gossips,
2 Corinthians 9:5 Therefore I considered it necessary to urge the brothers to go to you in advance and to arrange beforehand the generous contribution you had previously promised, so that it would be ready as a generous gift and not as something you had to do (pleonexian | πλεονεξίαν | acc sg fem).
Ephesians 4:19 Having lost all feeling of shame, they have given themselves over to debauchery for the practice of every kind of impurity with covetousness (pleonexia | πλεονεξίᾳ | dat sg fem).
Ephesians 5:3 But sexual immorality and every kind of impurity or covetousness (pleonexia | πλεονεξία | nom sg fem) must not even be mentioned among you, as is proper among the saints;
Colossians 3:5 Therefore put to death Therefore whatever is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desire, evil and covetousness (pleonexian | πλεονεξίαν | acc sg fem), which is idolatry.
1 Thessalonians 2:5 For we never came with flattering speech, as you know, or with a pretext for greed (pleonexias | πλεονεξίας | gen sg fem) — God is our witness.
2 Peter 2:3 And in their greed (pleonexia | πλεονεξίᾳ | dat sg fem) they will exploit you with their fabricated stories. Their condemnation has not from ancient times been idle, nor has their destruction been sleeping.
2 Peter 2:14 They have eyes full of adultery that do not stop sinning. They seduce unstable souls and have hearts well trained in greed (pleonexias | πλεονεξίας | gen sg fem). Accursed brood!