πτωχός

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
πτωχός, -ή, -όν
Greek transliteration: 
ptōchos
Simplified transliteration: 
ptochos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4434
GK Number: 
4777
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
34
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-1a(2a)
Gloss: 

poor; (n.) poor, beggar

Definition: 

poor; (n.) poor, beggar, a person of few resources, culturally considered oppressed, despised, and miserable. The poor in spirit are not lacking in spirit, but have the positive moral quality of humility, realizing they have nothing to offer God but are in need of his free gifts.

reduced to beggary, mendicant; poor, indigent, Mt. 19:21; 26:9, 11; met. spiritually poor, Rev. 3:17; by impl. a person of low condition, Mt. 11:4; Lk. 4:18; 7:22; met. beggarly, sorry, Gal. 4:9; met. lowly, Mt. 5:3; Lk. 6:20

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 5:3 “Blessed are the poor (ptōchoi | πτωχοί | nom pl masc) in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Matthew 11:5 the blind receive their sight and the lame walk, lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, the dead are raised and the poor (ptōchoi | πτωχοί | nom pl masc) are being told the good news.
Matthew 19:21 Jesus said to him, “If you want to be perfect, go and sell your possessions and give to the poor (ptōchois | πτωχοῖς | dat pl masc), and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me.”
Matthew 26:9 For this could have been sold for a high price and the money given to the poor.” (ptōchois | πτωχοῖς | dat pl masc)
Matthew 26:11 You will always have the poor (ptōchous | πτωχούς | acc pl masc) with you, but you will not always have me.
Mark 10:21 But Jesus, looking at him, loved him and said to him, “You lack one thing — go, sell whatever you have and give the money to the poor (ptōchois | πτωχοῖς | dat pl masc); then you will have treasure in heaven. And come, follow me.”
Mark 12:42 A poor (ptōchē | πτωχή | nom sg fem) widow approached and put in two small coins, about a penny.
Mark 12:43 And he called his disciples to him and said to them, “I tell you the truth, this poor (ptōchē | πτωχή | nom sg fem) widow has put in more than all those who are putting large amounts into the offering box.
Mark 14:5 For this ointment could have been sold for more than three hundred denarii and given to the poor.” (ptōchois | πτωχοῖς | dat pl masc) And they rebuked her harshly.
Mark 14:7 For you will always have the poor (ptōchous | πτωχούς | acc pl masc) with you, and whenever you want you can do something good for them, but you will not always have me.
Luke 4:18 “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach the good news to the poor (ptōchois | πτωχοῖς | dat pl masc). He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to send the oppressed away in liberty,
Luke 6:20 Then, looking up at his disciples, he said: “Blessed are you poor (ptōchoi | πτωχοί | voc pl masc), for yours is the kingdom of God.
Luke 7:22 Then he answered, them, “Go and tell John what you have seen and heard: the blind see, the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised, the poor (ptōchoi | πτωχοί | nom pl masc) have good news brought to them.
Luke 14:13 But when you give a feast, invite the poor (ptōchous | πτωχούς | acc pl masc), the crippled, the lame, the blind.
Luke 14:21 So the servant came and reported these things to his master. Then the master of the house was angry and said to his servant, ‘Go out quickly into the streets and alleys of the city, and bring in here the poor (ptōchous | πτωχούς | acc pl masc), the crippled, the blind, and the lame.’
Luke 16:20 And a poor (ptōchos | πτωχός | nom sg masc) man by the name of Lazarus, who was covered with sores, was laid at the gate,
Luke 16:22 The poor (ptōchon | πτωχόν | acc sg masc) man (ptōchon | πτωχόν | acc sg masc) died and was carried by the angels to Abraham’s side. The rich man also died and was buried,
Luke 18:22 Upon hearing this, Jesus said to him, “One thing you still lack: sell all that you have and distribute the proceeds to the poor (ptōchois | πτωχοῖς | dat pl masc), and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.”
Luke 19:8 Zacchaeus, as he stood there, said to the Lord, “Look, half of what I own, Lord, I will give to the poor (ptōchois | πτωχοῖς | dat pl masc), and if I have defrauded anyone of anything, I will repay fourfold.”
Luke 21:3 And he said, “I tell you the truth, that this poor (ptōchē | πτωχή | nom sg fem) widow has put in more than all the rest.
John 12:5 “Why was not this perfume sold for three hundred denarii and the money given to the poor?” (ptōchois | πτωχοῖς | dat pl masc)
John 12:6 He said this, not because he was concerned about the poor (ptōchōn | πτωχῶν | gen pl masc), but because he was a thief, and as keeper of the money box, he used to help himself to what was put into it.
John 12:8 For you will always have the poor (ptōchous | πτωχούς | acc pl masc) with you, but you will not always have me.”
John 13:29 Some of them thought, since Judas used to keep the money box, that Jesus had said to him, “Buy what we need for the festival,” or that he should give something to the poor (ptōchois | πτωχοῖς | dat pl masc).
Romans 15:26 For Macedonia and Achaia were pleased to make a contribution to the poor (ptōchous | πτωχούς | acc pl masc) among the saints in Jerusalem.
2 Corinthians 6:10 as sorrowing, yet always rejoicing; as poor (ptōchoi | πτωχοί | nom pl masc), yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing everything.
Galatians 2:10 They asked only that we should continue to remember the poor (ptōchōn | πτωχῶν | gen pl masc), the very thing I too was eager to do.
Galatians 4:9 But now that you have come to know God — or rather, are known by God — how can you turn back again to the feeble and inferior (ptōcha | πτωχά | acc pl neut) elementary principles of the world? How can you want to be their slaves all over again?
James 2:2 For if a man comes into your congregation wearing a gold ring and fine clothes, and a poor man (ptōchos | πτωχός | nom sg masc) in dirty clothes also comes in,
James 2:3 and you pay special attention to the one wearing the fine clothes and say, “You sit here in a good place,” but to the poor (ptōchō | πτωχῷ | dat sg masc) man you say, “You stand over there, or sit down here at my feet,”
James 2:5 Listen, my dear brothers! Did not God choose those whom the world considers poor (ptōchous | πτωχούς | acc pl masc) to be rich in faith and to inherit the kingdom, which he promised to those who love him?
James 2:6 But you have dishonored the poor! (ptōchon | πτωχόν | acc sg masc) Is it not the rich who oppress you? And are not they the ones who drag you into court?
Revelation 3:17 Because you say, ‘I am rich and have prospered; I need nothing,’ but do not realize that you are wretched, miserable, poor (ptōchos | πτωχός | nom sg masc), blind, and naked,
Revelation 13:16 He also caused everyone — small and great, rich and poor (ptōchous | πτωχούς | acc pl masc), free and slave — to receive a mark on their right hand or on their forehead.