Mammon



[mam-uh n] /ˈmæm ən/

noun
1.
New Testament. riches or material wealth. Matt. 6:24; Luke 16:9,11,13.
2.
(often initial capital letter) a personification of riches as an evil spirit or deity.
/ˈmæmən/
noun
1.
riches or wealth regarded as a source of evil and corruption
2.
avarice or greed
/ˈmæmən/
noun
1.
(New Testament) the personification of riches and greed in the form of a false god
n.

“personification of wealth,” mid-14c., from Late Latin mammona, from Greek mamonas, from Aramaic mamona, mamon “riches, gain;” left untranslated in Greek New Testament (e.g. Matt. vi:24, Luke xvi:9-13) retained in the Vulgate, and regarded mistakenly by medieval Christians as the name of a demon.

A New Testament expression for material wealth, which some people worship as a god. Figuratively, it simply means money.

a Chaldee or Syriac word meaning “wealth” or “riches” (Luke 16:9-11); also, by personification, the god of riches (Matt. 6:24; Luke 16:9-11).

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