Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
TWOT Reference: TDNT 6:266
KJV Translation Count — 10x
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. greedy desire to have more, covetousness, avarice
pleh-on-ex-ee'-ah; from (4123) (πλεονέκτης); avarice, i.e. (by implication) fraudulency, extortion: — covetous (-ness) practices, greediness.
Concordance Results Using KJV
Thefts, G4124, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness:
And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of G4124: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.
Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, G4124, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
Therefore I thought it necessary to exhort the brethren, that they would go before unto you, and make up beforehand your bounty, whereof ye had notice before, that the same might be ready, as a matter of bounty, and not as of G4124.
Who being past feeling have given themselves over unto lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with G4124.
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or G4124, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;
Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and G4124, which is idolatry:
For neither at any time used we flattering words, as ye know, nor a cloke of G4124; God is witness:
And through G4124 shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.
Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: an heart they have exercised with G4124 G4124s; cursed children: