Word Summary
thēsaurizō: to lay up, store up
Original Word: θησαυρίζω
Transliteration: thēsaurizō
Phonetic Spelling: (thay-sow-rid'-zo)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to lay up, store up
Meaning: to lay up, store up
Strong's Concordance
lay up treasure, keep in store.

From thesauros; to amass or reserve (literally or figuratively) -- lay up (treasure), (keep) in store, (heap) treasure (together, up).

see GREEK thesauros

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2343: θησαυρίζω

θησαυρίζω; 1 aorist ἐθησαυρισα; perfect passive participle τεθησαυρισμενος; (θησαυρός); from Herodotus down; to gather and lay up, to heap up, store up: to accumulate riches, James 5:3; τίνι, Luke 12:21; 2 Corinthians 12:14; τί, 1 Corinthians 16:2; θησαυρούς ἐηαύτω, Matthew 6:19f; equivalent to to keep in store, store up, reserve: passive 2 Peter 3:7; metaphorically, so to live from day to day as to increase either the bitterness or the happiness of one's consequent lot: ὀργήν ἑαυτῷ, Romans 2:5; κακά, Proverbs 1:18; ζωήν, Psalms of Solomon 9, 9 (ἐυτυχιαν, Appendix, Samn. 4, 3 (i. e. vol. i., p. 23, 31 edition, Bekker); τεθησαυρισμενος κατά τίνος φθόνος, Diodorus 20, 36). (Compare: ἀποθησαυρίζω.)