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Lexicon :: Strong's G5351 - phtheirō

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φθείρω
Transliteration
phtheirō
Pronunciation
fthā'-rō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably strengthened from phthio (to pine or waste)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:93,1259

Strong’s Definitions

φθείρω phtheírō, fthi'-ro; probably strengthened from φθίω phthíō (to pine or waste); properly, to shrivel or wither, i.e. to spoil (by any process) or (generally) to ruin (especially figuratively, by moral influences, to deprave):—corrupt (self), defile, destroy.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's G5351 in the following manner: corrupt (4x), corrupt (one's) self (1x), be corrupt (1x), defile (1x), destroy (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's G5351 in the following manner: corrupt (4x), corrupt (one's) self (1x), be corrupt (1x), defile (1x), destroy (1x).
  1. to corrupt, to destroy

    1. in the opinion of the Jews, the temple was corrupted or "destroyed" when anyone defiled or in the slightest degree damaged anything in it, or if its guardians neglected their duties

    2. to lead away a Christian church from that state of knowledge and holiness in which it ought to abide

    3. to be destroyed, to perish

    4. in an ethical sense, to corrupt, deprave

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
φθείρω phtheírō, fthi'-ro; probably strengthened from φθίω phthíō (to pine or waste); properly, to shrivel or wither, i.e. to spoil (by any process) or (generally) to ruin (especially figuratively, by moral influences, to deprave):—corrupt (self), defile, destroy.
STRONGS NT 5351: φθείρω
φθείρω; future φθερῶ; 1 aorist ἐφθειρα; passive, present φθείρομαι; 2 aorist ἐφθάρην; 2 future φθαρήσομαι; (akin to German verderben); the Sept. for שִׁחֵת; (from Homer down); to corrupt, to destroy: properly, τόν ναόν τοῦ Θεοῦ (in the opinion of the Jews the temple was corrupted, or 'destroyed', when anyone defiled or in the slightest degree damaged anything in it, or if its guardians neglected their duties; cf. Deyling, Observations, sacrae, vol. ii, p. 505ff), dropping the figure, to lead away a Christian church from that state of knowledge and holiness in which it ought to abide, 1 Corinthians 3:17a; τινα, to punish with death, 1 Corinthians 3:17{b}; equivalent to to bring to want or beggary (cf. our ruin (A. V. corrupt)), 2 Corinthians 7:2; passive, to be destroyed, to perish: ἐν τίνι, by a thing, Jude 1:10; ἐν with a dative denoting the condition, ἐν τῇ φθορά αὐτῶν, 2 Peter 2:12 L T Tr WH. in an ethical sense, to corrupt, deprave: φθείρουσιν ἔθη χρηστά ὁμιλίαι κακαί (a saying of Menander (see ἦθος, 2), which seems to have passed into a proverb (see Wetstein at the passage; Gataker, Advers. misc. l. i. c. 1, p. 174f)), 1 Corinthians 15:33; the character of the inhabitants of the earth, Revelation 19:2; passive, φθείρομαι ἀπό τίνος, to be so corrupted as to fall away from a thing (see ἀπό, I. 3 d.), 2 Corinthians 11:3; φθειρόμενον κατά τάς ἐπιθυμίας (R. V. waxeth corrupt etc.), Ephesians 4:22. (Compare: διαφθείρω, καταφθείρω.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Corinthians
3:17; 3:17; 15:33
2 Corinthians
7:2; 11:3
Ephesians
4:22
2 Peter
2:12
Jude
1:10
Revelation
19:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5351 matches the Greek φθείρω (phtheirō),
which occurs 9 times in 7 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:17 - If any man defile G5351 the temple of God, him shall G5351 God destroy; G5351 for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:33 - Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt G5351 good manners.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:2 - Receive us; we have wronged no man, we have corrupted G5351 no man, we have defrauded no man.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:3 - But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted G5351 from the simplicity that is in Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:22 - That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt G5351 according to the deceitful lusts;
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:10 - But these speak evil of those things which they know not: but what they know naturally, as brute beasts, in those things they corrupt themselves. G5351
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:2 - For true and righteous are his judgments: for he hath judged the great whore, which did corrupt G5351 the earth with her fornication, and hath avenged the blood of his servants at her hand.
 
 
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