4200. porismos
Lexical Summary
porismos: a providing, a means of gain
Original Word: πορισμός
Transliteration: porismos
Phonetic Spelling: (por-is-mos')
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: a providing, a means of gain
Meaning: a providing, a means of gain
Strong's Concordance

From a derivative of poros (a way, i.e. Means); furnishing (procuring), i.e. (by implication) money-getting (acquisition) -- gain.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4200: πορισμός

πορισμός, πορισμοῦ, (πορίζω to cause a thing to get on well, to carry forward, to convey, to acquire; middle to bring about or procure for oneself, to gain; from πόρος (cf. πορεύω));

a. acquisition, gain (Wis. 13:19 Wis. 14:2; Polybius, Josephus, Plutarch).

b. a source of gain: 1 Timothy 6:5f (Plutarch Cat. Maj. 25; (Test xii. Patr., test. Isa. § 4)).


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