Mammon meaning

mămən
(bible) Riches, avarice, and worldly gain personified as a false god in the New Testament.
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Material wealth regarded as having an evil influence.
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Riches regarded as an object of worship and greedy pursuit; wealth or material gain as an evil, more or less deified.
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Alternative capitalization of Mammon (wealth, material avarice).
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Origin of mammon

  • Middle English from Late Latin mammon from Greek mamōnās from Aramaic māmonā riches probably from Mishnaic Hebrew māmôn ℵmn in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition