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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 - εἴ τις τὸν ναὸν τοῦ θεοῦ φθείρει G5351 φθερεῖ G5351 τοῦτον θεός· γὰρ ναὸς τοῦ θεοῦ ἅγιός ἐστιν οἵτινές ἐστε ὑμεῖς
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:33 - μὴ πλανᾶσθε· Φθείρουσιν G5351 ἤθη χρησθ᾽ ὁμιλίαι κακαί
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:2 - Χωρήσατε ἡμᾶς· οὐδένα ἠδικήσαμεν οὐδένα ἐφθείραμεν G5351 οὐδένα ἐπλεονεκτήσαμεν
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:3 - φοβοῦμαι δὲ μήπως ὡς ὄφις Εὕαν ἐξηπάτησεν ἐν τῇ πανουργίᾳ αὐτοῦ οὕτως φθαρῇ G5351 τὰ νοήματα ὑμῶν ἀπὸ τῆς ἁπλότητος τῆς εἰς τὸν Χριστόν
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:22 - ἀποθέσθαι ὑμᾶς κατὰ τὴν προτέραν ἀναστροφὴν τὸν παλαιὸν ἄνθρωπον τὸν φθειρόμενον G5351 κατὰ τὰς ἐπιθυμίας τῆς ἀπάτης
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:10 - οὗτοι δὲ ὅσα μὲν οὐκ οἴδασιν βλασφημοῦσιν ὅσα δὲ φυσικῶς ὡς τὰ ἄλογα ζῷα ἐπίστανται ἐν τούτοις φθείρονται G5351
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:2 - ὅτι ἀληθιναὶ καὶ δίκαιαι αἱ κρίσεις αὐτοῦ· ὅτι ἔκρινεν τὴν πόρνην τὴν μεγάλην ἥτις ἔφθειρεν G5351 τὴν γῆν ἐν τῇ πορνείᾳ αὐτῆς καὶ ἐξεδίκησεν τὸ αἷμα τῶν δούλων αὐτοῦ ἐκ τῆς χειρὸς αὐτῆς

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