4050. perisseia
Strong's Concordance
perisseia: superfluity
Original Word: περισσεία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: perisseia
Phonetic Spelling: (per-is-si'-ah)
Short Definition: abundance
Definition: abundance, superfluity.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 4050 perisseía (a feminine noun from 4012 /perí, "comprehensively all-around") – properly, a brand of abundance, i.e. what exceeds normal expectations. See 4012 (peri).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4050: περισσεία

περισσεία, περισσειας, (περισσεύω, which see);

1. abundance: τῆς χάριτος, Romans 5:17; τῆς χαρᾶς, 2 Corinthians 8:2; εἰς περισσείαν, adverbially, superabundantly, superfluously, (A. V. out of measure), 2 Corinthians 10:15 (Boeckh, Corpus inscriptions i., p. 668, no. 1378, 6; Byzantine writings).

2. superiority; preference, preeminence: יותֵר, Ecclesiastes 6:8; for יִתְרון, Ecclesiastes 2:13; Ecclesiastes 10:10.

3. gain, profit: for יִתְרון, Ecclesiastes 1:3; Ecclesiastes 2:11; Ecclesiastes 3:9, etc.

4. residue, remains: κακίας, the wickedness remaining over in the Christian from his state prior to conversion, James 1:21, see περίσσευμα, 2; (others adhere in this passive to the meaning which the word bears elsewhere in the N. T. viz. 'excess','superabundance,' (A. V. superfluity)).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
abundance, surplus

From perisseuo; surplusage, i.e. Superabundance -- abundance(-ant, (-ly)), superfluity.

see GREEK perisseuo

Forms and Transliterations
περισσεια περισσεία περίσσεια περισσειαν περισσείαν perisseia perisseía perisseian perisseían
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Strong's Greek 4050
4 Occurrences

περισσεία — 1 Occ.
περισσείαν — 3 Occ.

Romans 5:17 N-AFS
GRK: οἱ τὴν περισσείαν τῆς χάριτος
NAS: who receive the abundance of grace
KJV: they which receive abundance of grace
INT: those the abundance of grace

2 Corinthians 8:2 N-NFS
GRK: θλίψεως ἡ περισσεία τῆς χαρᾶς
NAS: of affliction their abundance of joy
KJV: of affliction the abundance of their
INT: of tribulation the abundance of the joy

2 Corinthians 10:15 N-AFS
GRK: ἡμῶν εἰς περισσείαν
NAS: enlarged even more by you,
INT: of us to abundance

James 1:21 N-AFS
GRK: ῥυπαρίαν καὶ περισσείαν κακίας ἐν
NAS: filthiness and [all] that remains of wickedness,
KJV: and superfluity of naughtiness,
INT: filthiness and abounding of wickedness in

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