1 Tim. 6:9 KJV (With Strong’s)

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ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
But
de (Greek #1161)
but, and, etc.
KJV usage: also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
Pronounce: deh
Origin: a primary particle (adversative or continuative)
they that will
boulomai (Greek #1014)
to "will," i.e. (reflexively) be willing
KJV usage: be disposed, minded, intend, list, (be, of own) will (-ing). Compare 2309.
Pronounce: boo'-lom-ahee
Origin: middle voice of a primary verb
c be rich
plouteo (Greek #4147)
to be (or become) wealthy (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: be increased with goods, (be made, wax) rich.
Pronounce: ploo-teh'-o
Origin: from 4148
fall
empipto (Greek #1706)
to fall on, i.e. (literally) to be entrapped by, or (figuratively) be overwhelmed with
KJV usage: fall among (into).
Pronounce: em-pip'-to
Origin: from 1722 and 4098
into
eis (Greek #1519)
to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases
KJV usage: (abundant-)ly, against, among, as, at, (back-)ward, before, by, concerning, + continual, + far more exceeding, for (intent, purpose), fore, + forth, in (among, at, unto, -so much that, -to), to the intent that, + of one mind, + never, of, (up-)on, + perish, + set at one again, (so) that, therefore(-unto), throughout, til, to (be, the end, -ward), (here-)until(-to), ...ward, (where-)fore, with. Often used in composition with the same general import, but only with verbs (etc.) expressing motion (literally or figuratively).
Pronounce: ice
Origin: a primary preposition
temptation
peirasmos (Greek #3986)
a putting to proof (by experiment (of good), experience (of evil), solicitation, discipline or provocation); by implication, adversity
KJV usage: temptation, X try.
Pronounce: pi-ras-mos'
Origin: from 3985
and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
a snare
pagis (Greek #3803)
a trap (as fastened by a noose or notch); figuratively, a trick or statagem (temptation)
KJV usage: snare.
Pronounce: pag-ece'
Origin: from 4078
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
into many
polus (Greek #4183)
(singular) much (in any respect) or (plural) many; neuter (singular) as adverbial, largely; neuter (plural) as adverb or noun often, mostly, largely
KJV usage: abundant, + altogether, common, + far (passed, spent), (+ be of a) great (age, deal, -ly, while), long, many, much, oft(-en (-times)), plenteous, sore, straitly. Compare 4118, 4119.
Pronounce: pol-oos'
Origin: including the forms from the alternate πολλός
foolish
anoetos (Greek #453)
unintelligent; by implication, sensual
KJV usage: fool(-ish), unwise.
Pronounce: an-o'-ay-tos
Origin: from 1 (as a negative particle) and a derivative of 3539
and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
hurtful
blaberos (Greek #983)
injurious
KJV usage: hurtful.
Pronounce: blab-er-os'
Origin: from 984
lusts
epithumia (Greek #1939)
a longing (especially for what is forbidden)
KJV usage: concupiscence, desire, lust (after).
Pronounce: ep-ee-thoo-mee'-ah
Origin: from 1937
, which
hostis (Greek #3748)
which some, i.e. any that; also (definite) which same
KJV usage: X and (they), (such) as, (they) that, in that they, what(-soever), whereas ye, (they) which, who(-soever). Compare 3754.
Pronounce: hos'-tis
Origin: ἥτις (hay'-tis), and the neuter ὅτι (hot'-ee) from 3739 and 5100
drown
buthizo (Greek #1036)
to sink; by implication, to drown
KJV usage: begin to sink, drown.
Pronounce: boo-thid'-zo
Origin: from 1037
men
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
anthropos (Greek #444)
man-faced, i.e. a human being
KJV usage: certain, man.
Pronounce: anth'-ro-pos
Origin: from 435 and ὤψ (the countenance; from 3700)
in
eis (Greek #1519)
to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases
KJV usage: (abundant-)ly, against, among, as, at, (back-)ward, before, by, concerning, + continual, + far more exceeding, for (intent, purpose), fore, + forth, in (among, at, unto, -so much that, -to), to the intent that, + of one mind, + never, of, (up-)on, + perish, + set at one again, (so) that, therefore(-unto), throughout, til, to (be, the end, -ward), (here-)until(-to), ...ward, (where-)fore, with. Often used in composition with the same general import, but only with verbs (etc.) expressing motion (literally or figuratively).
Pronounce: ice
Origin: a primary preposition
destruction
olethros (Greek #3639)
ruin, i.e. death, punishment
KJV usage: destruction.
Pronounce: ol'-eth-ros
Origin: from a primary ὄλλυμι (to destroy; a prolonged form)
and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
perdition
apoleia (Greek #684)
ruin or loss (physical, spiritual or eternal)
KJV usage: damnable(-nation), destruction, die, perdition, X perish, pernicious ways, waste.
Pronounce: ap-o'-li-a
Origin: from a presumed derivative of 622
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Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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Gen. 13:10‑13•  (Gen. 13:10‑13)
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Num. 22:17‑19•  (Num. 22:17‑19)
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Josh. 7:11•  (Josh. 7:11)
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2 Kings 5:20‑27•  (2 Kings 5:20‑27)
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Prov. 15:27•  (Prov. 15:27)
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Prov. 20:21•  (Prov. 20:21)
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Prov. 21:6•  (Prov. 21:6)
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Prov. 22:16•  (Prov. 22:16)
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Prov. 28:20‑22•  (Prov. 28:20‑22)
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Isa. 5:8•  (Isa. 5:8)
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Hos. 12:7‑8•  (Hos. 12:7‑8)
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Amos 8:4‑6•  (Amos 8:4‑6)
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Zech. 11:5•  (Zech. 11:5)
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Matt. 13:22•  (Matt. 13:22)
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Matt. 19:22•  (Matt. 19:22)
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Matt. 26:15•  (Matt. 26:15)
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James 5:1‑4• 1Come then, ye rich, weep, howling over your miseries that are coming on.
2Your wealth is corrupted, and your garments are become moth-eaten.
3Your gold and [your] silver are rusted through, and their rust shall be for a witness to you, and shall eat your flesh as fire. Ye laid up treasure in [the] last days.
4Behold, the hire of the labourers who reaped your fields, that is kept back of you crieth out, and the cries of those that reaped entered into the ears of Jehovah of hosts.
(James 5:1‑4)
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2 Peter 2:15‑16• 15abandoning as they did a straight way, they went astray, following out in the way of Balaam [son] of Beor, who loved wages of unrighteousness,
16but had reproof of his own iniquity; a dumb beast of burden speaking with man’s voice forbade the madness of the prophet.
(2 Peter 2:15‑16)
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Jude 11• 11Woe unto them! because they went in the way of Cain, and rushed greedily into the error of Balaam’s hire, and perished in the gainsaying of Korah. (Jude 11)
snare.
many.
which.
 It has been pointed out that this word "desire" includes the idea of purpose. The danger is that the believer, instead of being content to earn his living, may set himself with "purpose" of heart to be rich. (Warnings Against Pride of the Flesh and Instruction in Piety by H. Smith)
 faith makes Christ all, which the young man did not: else he had not gone away with a fallen countenance from Him who never fails to give peace to the most tried believer, and fills with joy the most forlorn. (On 1 Timothy 6:9-10 by W. Kelly)
 Wealth practically means the possession of much more than we need for ourselves or the poor from day to day, what is over and above godly use, what therefore can only be for show or indulgence, for lavishness or for hoarding. (On 1 Timothy 6:9-10 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

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But those who desired to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many unwise and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into destruction and ruin.

JND Translation Notes

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"Desire" includes the idea of purpose here.

W. Kelly Translation

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aBut those that wish to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many unwise and hurtful lusts, such as sink men into destruction and perdition.

WK Translation Notes

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wish: [The American correctors of the RV] would read "are minded" for "desire." (Bible Treasury 15:12)
snare ^: Not a few MSS. (three of them uncials), versions, etc., add "of the devil:" but this is superfluous if not narrow, no doubt due to chap. 3:7. (Exp. of the Two Epist. to Timothy, p.138)