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Lexicon :: Strong's G1311 - diaphtheirō

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διαφθείρω
Transliteration
diaphtheirō
Pronunciation
dē-ä-fthā'-rō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:93,1259

Strong’s Definitions

διαφθείρω diaphtheírō, dee-af-thi'-ro; from G1225 and G5351; to rot thoroughly, i.e. (by implication) to ruin (passively, decay utterly, figuratively, pervert):—corrupt, destroy, perish.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G1311 in the following manner: destroy (3x), corrupt (2x), perish (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G1311 in the following manner: destroy (3x), corrupt (2x), perish (1x).
  1. to change for the worse, to corrupt

    1. of minds, morals

  2. to destroy, ruin

    1. to consume

      1. of bodily vigour and strength

      2. of the worm or moth that eats provisions, clothing, etc.

    2. to destroy, to kill

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
διαφθείρω diaphtheírō, dee-af-thi'-ro; from G1225 and G5351; to rot thoroughly, i.e. (by implication) to ruin (passively, decay utterly, figuratively, pervert):—corrupt, destroy, perish.
STRONGS NT 1311: διαφθείρω
διαφθείρω; 1 aorist διέφθειρα; passive [present διαφθείρομαι]; perfect participle διεφθαρμένος; 2 aorist διεφθάρην; Sept. very often for שִׁחֵת, occasionally for חִבֵּל; in Greek writings from Homer down;
1. to change for the worse, to corrupt: minds, morals; τὴν γῆν, i. e. the men that inhabit the earth, Revelation 11:18; διεφθαρμένοι τὸν νοῦν, 1 Timothy 6:5 (τὴν διάνοιαν, Plato, legg. 10, p. 888 a.; τὴν γνώμην, Dionysius Halicarnassus Antiquities 5, 21; τοὺς ὀφθαλμούς, Xenophon, an. 4, 5, 12).
2. to destroy, ruin, (Latin perdere);
a. to consume, of bodily vigor and strength: ἔξω ἡμῶν ἄνθρωπος διαφθείρεται [is decaying], 2 Corinthians 4:16; of the worm or moth that eats provisions, clothing, etc. Luke 12:33.
b. to destroy (Latin delere): Revelation 8:9; to kill, διαφθείρειν τοὺς, etc. Revelation 11:18.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Luke
12:33
2 Corinthians
4:16
1 Timothy
6:5
Revelation
8:9; 11:18; 11:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1311 matches the Greek διαφθείρω (diaphtheirō),
which occurs 6 times in 5 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:33 - “Sell what you have and give alms; provide yourselves money bags which do not grow old, a treasure in the heavens that does not fail, where no thief approaches nor moth destroys.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:16 - Therefore we do not lose heart. Even though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:5 - useless wranglings[fn] of men of corrupt minds and destitute of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain. From such withdraw yourself.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 8:9 - And a third of the living creatures in the sea died, and a third of the ships were destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:18 - The nations were angry, and Your wrath has come,
And the time of the dead, that they should be judged,
And that You should reward Your servants the prophets and the saints,
And those who fear Your name, small and great,
And should destroy those who destroy the earth.”
 
 
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