Poverty - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
Poverty[ 1,,G4432, ptocheia ]
destitution" (akin to ptocheuo, See POOR), is used of the "poverty" which Christ voluntarily experienced on our behalf, 2 Corinthians 8:9; of the destitute condition of saints in Judea, 2 Corinthians 8:2; of the condition of the church in Smyrna, Revelation 2:9, where the word is used in a general sense. Cp. synonymous words under POOR.