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Lexicon :: Strong's G5356 - phthora

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φθορά
Transliteration
phthora (Key)
Pronunciation
fthor-ah'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:93,1259

Strong’s Definitions

φθορά phthorá, fthor-ah'; from G5351; decay, i.e. ruin (spontaneous or inflicted, literally or figuratively):—corruption, destroy, perish.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's G5356 in the following manner: corruption (7x), to perish (with G1519) (1x), destroy (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's G5356 in the following manner: corruption (7x), to perish (with G1519) (1x), destroy (1x).
  1. corruption, destruction, perishing

    1. that which is subject to corruption, what is perishable

    2. in the Christian sense, eternal misery in hell

  2. in the NT, in an ethical sense, corruption i.e. moral decay

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
φθορά phthorá, fthor-ah'; from G5351; decay, i.e. ruin (spontaneous or inflicted, literally or figuratively):—corruption, destroy, perish.
STRONGS NT 5356: φθορά
φθορά, φθορᾶς, (φθείρω), from Aeschylus and Herodotus down:
1. corruption, destruction, perishing (opposed to γένεσις, origin, often in Plato, Aristotle, Plutarch; opposed to σωτηρία, Plato, Phileb., p. 35 e.; for שַׁחַת, Psalm 102:4 (Ps. 103:4); Jonah 2:7): Romans 8:21 (on which see δουλεία); 2 Peter 2:12a (some (cf. R. V. marginal reading) take φθορά here actively: εἰς φθοράν, to destroy); ἐν φθορά, in a state of corruption or decomposition (of the body at burial), 1 Corinthians 15:42; by metonymy, that which is subject to corruption, what is perishable, opposed to ἀφθαρσία, 1 Corinthians 15:50; in the Christian sense, the loss of salvation, eternal misery (which elsewhere is called ἀπώλεια), Colossians 2:22 (see ἀπόχρησις); opposed to ζωή αἰώνιος, Galatians 6:8, cf. Schott ad loc.
2. in the N. T. in an ethical sense, corruption i. e. moral decay: 2 Peter 1:4; 2 Peter 2:12{b} (some take the word here actively (R. V. text in their destroying), others refer it to 1 above), 2 Peter 2:19; with τῆς ζωῆς added, Wis. 14:12.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Psalms
102:4; 103:4
Jonah
2:7
Romans
8:21
1 Corinthians
15:42; 15:50
Galatians
6:8
Colossians
2:22
2 Peter
1:4; 2:12; 2:12; 2:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5356 matches the Greek φθορά (phthora),
which occurs 9 times in 8 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:21 - Because the creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption G5356 into the glorious liberty of the children of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:42 - So also is the resurrection of the dead. It is sown in corruption; G5356 it is raised in incorruption:
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:50 - Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption G5356 inherit incorruption.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:8 - For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; G5356 but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 2:22 - Which all are to perish G5356 with the using;) after the commandments and doctrines of men?
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:4 - Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption G5356 that is in the world through lust.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:12 - But these, as natural brute beasts, made to be taken and destroyed, G5356 speak evil of the things that they understand not; and shall utterly perish in their own corruption; G5356
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:19 - While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: G5356 for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage.

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