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Lexicon :: Strong's G5351 - phtheirō

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φθείρω
Transliteration
phtheirō (Key)
Pronunciation
fthi'-ro
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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.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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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 8 times in 7 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:17 - If any man destroys G5351 the [fn]temple of God, God will destroy G5351 him, for the [fn]temple of God is holy, and [fn]that is what you are.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:33 - Do not be deceived: “Bad company corrupts G5351 good morals.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:2 - Make room for us in your hearts; we wronged no one, we corrupted G5351 no one, we took advantage of no one.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:3 - But I am afraid that, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, your minds will be led G5351 astray G5351 from the simplicity and purity of devotion to Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:22 - that, in reference to your former manner of life, you lay aside the old [fn]self, which is being corrupted G5351 in accordance with the lusts of deceit,
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:10 - But these men revile the things which they do not understand; and the things which they know by instinct, like unreasoning animals, by these things they are [fn]destroyed. G5351
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:2 - BECAUSE HIS JUDGMENTS ARE TRUE AND RIGHTEOUS; for He has judged the great harlot who was corrupting G5351 the earth with her immorality, and HE HAS AVENGED THE BLOOD OF HIS BOND-SERVANTS [fn]ON HER.”

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