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Strong's #4200 - πορισμός

from a derivative of poros (a way, i.e. means)
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Noun Masculine
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  1. acquisition, gain
  2. source of gain
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KJV (2)
1 Timothy 2
NAS (4)
1 Timothy 4
HCS (2)
1 Timothy 2
BSB (2)
1 Timothy 2
ESV (2)
1 Timothy 2
WEB (2)
1 Timothy 2
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πορ-ισμός, ὁ,

providing, procuring, τῶν ἐπιτηδείων Plb. 3.112.2; earning a living, Chrysipp.Stoic. 3.172; ἐφήμερος π. Phld. Oec. p.44J.; συγγνώμης J. BJ 2.21.3: abs., Man. 4.448 (pl.); money-getting, Plu. 2.524d, 92b (pl.), 136c (pl.), etc.; means of gain, Chaerem. ap. Porph. Abst. 4.8; δυσὶ π., γεωργίᾳ καὶ φειδοῖ Plu. Cat.Ma. 25; π. μέγας ἡ εὐσέβεια 1 Timothy 6:6; means of livelihood, Muson. Fr. 11p.59H.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

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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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

**† πορισμός , -ου ,

(< πορίζω , to procure),

[in LXX: Wisdom of Solomon 13:19; Wisdom of Solomon 14:2 *;]

1. a providing.

2. a means of gain: 1 Timothy 6:5-6 (Polyb., al.).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
πορισμον πορισμόν πορισμὸν πορισμος πορισμός πορισμὸς porismon porismòn porismos porismòs