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Lexicon :: Strong's G1311 - diaphtheirō

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διαφθείρω
Transliteration
diaphtheirō (Key)
Pronunciation
dee-af-thi'-ro
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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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:33 - “Sell your possessions and give to charity; make yourselves money belts that do not wear out, an inexhaustible treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near nor does a moth destroy G1311.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:16 - Therefore we do not lose heart, but though our outer person is decaying G1311, yet our inner person is being renewed day by day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:5 - and constant friction between people of depraved G1311 mind and deprived of the truth, who suppose that [fn]godliness is a means of gain.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 8:9 - and a third of the creatures which were in the sea [fn]and had life, died; and a third of the ships were destroyed G1311.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:18 - “And the nations were enraged, and Your wrath came, and the time came for the dead to be judged, and the time to [fn]reward Your bond-servants the prophets and the [fn]saints and those who fear Your name, the small and the great, and to destroy G1311 those who destroy G1311 the earth.”

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