4433. ptócheuó
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ptócheuó: to be a beggar, be destitute
Original Word: πτωχεύω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: ptócheuó
Phonetic Spelling: (pto-khyoo'-o)
Short Definition: I am in poverty
Definition: I am in poverty, am a beggar.

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Cognate: 4433 ptōxeúō – to become utterly poor (destitute); hence, to become extremely vulnerable ("helpless"). 4433/ptōxeúō ("become destitute") is only used in 2 Cor 8:9 of the physical humiliations Christ voluntarily experienced in His mission here on earth. See 4434 (ptōxos).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ptóchos
to be a beggar, be destitute
NASB Translation
became (1).

STRONGS NT 4433: πτωχεύω

πτωχεύω: 1 aorist ἐπτώχευσα; (πτωχός, 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. for דָּלַל to be weak, afflicted, Judges 6:6; Psalm 78:8 (; for נורַשׁ to be reduced to want, Proverbs 23:21; רוּשׁ to be needy, Psalm 33:11 ().

become poor.

From ptochos; to be a beggar, i.e. (by implication) to become indigent (figuratively) -- become poor.

see GREEK ptochos

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