Trading riches (as spoken about in previous writings)

2771– kerdos

kerdos: gain

Original Word: κέρδος, ους, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: kerdos
Phonetic Spelling: (ker’-dos)
Short Definition: gain, advantage
Definition: gain, advantage, profit.

Cognate: 2771 kérdos – gain (profit), acquired through “faith-trading.” Accordingly, faith (4102 /pístis) and 2772 (kérma) are directly connected (Phil 1:21-25,3:7-9). See 2770 (kerdainō).

gain, lucre.

Of uncertain affinity; gain (pecuniary or genitive case) — gain, lucre.

2772 kerma: a slice, hence a small coin

Original Word: κέρμα, ατος, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: kerma
Phonetic Spelling: (ker’-mah)
Short Definition: a small coin
Definition: a small coin; plur: small change.


From keiro; a clipping (bit), i.e. (specially) a coin — money.

see GREEK keiro

2770– kerdainó

kerdainó: to gain

Original Word: κερδαίνω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kerdainó
Phonetic Spelling: (ker-dah’-ee-no)
Short Definition: I gain, win, avoid loss
Definition: I gain, acquire, win (over), avoid loss.

2770 kerdaínō – properly, to profit (gain), an ancient mercantile term for exchanging (trading) one good for another; (figuratively) to exchange (trade out) what is mediocre (“good”) for the better, i.e. “trading up” (cf. Js 4:13).

gain, win.

From kerdos; to gain (literally or figuratively) — (get) gain, win.

see GREEK kerdos

I’m just posting this one because it is based on other writings and statements in those writings that were generated. The fact that it is one word in Greek that says what I’ve been writing here about choosing one riches over the other. Our FATHERS RICHES vs worldly riches. The world is teaching us to seek that of the worldly riches and setting our goals off course right from the start. It is time to trade up and trade out in the manner of seeking our FATHERS RICHES NOW and put the worldly riches on the back burner (like we have been doing with GOD by our choice to follow after the worldly desires). We’ve had it all wrong all along.

147– aischrokerdós Backs up this statement even further and is the original word I was taken to that led me to kerdos.
aischrokerdós: from eagerness for base gain

Original Word: αἰσχροκερδῶς
Part of Speech: Adverb
Transliteration: aischrokerdós
Phonetic Spelling: (ahee-skhrok-er-doce’)
Short Definition: greedily
Definition: greedily, in a spirit of eagerness for base gain.

for the sake of dishonest gain.Adverb from aischrokerdes; sordidly — for filthy lucre’s sake.

see GREEK aischrokerdes

aischrokerdés: greedy of base gain

Original Word: αἰσχροκερδής, ες
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: aischrokerdés
Phonetic Spelling: (ahee-skhrok-er-dace’)
Short Definition: greedy
Definition: greedy, fond of base gain.

from aischros and kerdos
greedy of base gain

greedy, given to filthy lucre.

From aischros and kerdos (gain); sordid — given to (greedy of) filthy lucre.

see GREEK aischros

aischros: shameful

Original Word: αἰσχρός, ά, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: aischros
Phonetic Spelling: (ahee-skhros’)
Short Definition: base, disgraceful
Definition: base, disgraceful.

from the same as aischunó


From the same as aischunomai; shameful, i.e. Base (specially, venal) — filthy.

see GREEK aischunomai

aischunó: to dishonor, make ashamed

Original Word: αἰσχύνομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: aischunó
Phonetic Spelling: (ahee-skhoo’-nom-ahee)
Short Definition: I am ashamed, am put to shame
Definition: I am ashamed, am put to shame.

from aischos (shame, disgrace)
to dishonor, make ashamed

be ashamed.

From aischos (disfigurement, i.e. Disgrace); to feel shame (for oneself) — be ashamed.

To back up the previous statement above this is exactly what we should be feeling after recognizing the statement as true, re: GOD on the back burner to the worldly riches we choose (by free will).

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