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Lexicon :: Strong's G684 - apōleia

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ἀπώλεια
Transliteration
apōleia (Key)
Pronunciation
ap-o'-li-a
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a presumed derivative of ἀπόλλυμι (G622)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:396,67

Strong’s Definitions

ἀπώλεια apṓleia, ap-o'-li-a; from a presumed derivative of G622; ruin or loss (physical, spiritual or eternal):—damnable(-nation), destruction, die, perdition, X perish, pernicious ways, waste.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's G684 in the following manner: perdition (8x), destruction (5x), waste (2x), damnable (1x), to die (with G1519) (1x), perish (with G1498) (with G1519) (1x), pernicious (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's G684 in the following manner: perdition (8x), destruction (5x), waste (2x), damnable (1x), to die (with G1519) (1x), perish (with G1498) (with G1519) (1x), pernicious (1x).
  1. destroying, utter destruction

    1. of vessels

  2. a perishing, ruin, destruction

    1. of money

    2. the destruction which consists of eternal misery in hell

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀπώλεια apṓleia, ap-o'-li-a; from a presumed derivative of G622; ruin or loss (physical, spiritual or eternal):—damnable(-nation), destruction, die, perdition, X perish, pernicious ways, waste.
STRONGS NT 684: ἀπώλεια
ἀπώλεια, -ας, , (from ἀπόλλυμι, which see);
1. actively, a destroying, utter destruction: as, of vessels, Romans 9:22; τοῦ μύρου, waste, Mark 14:4 (in Matthew 26:8 without a genitive) (in Polybius 6, 59, 5 consumption, opposed to τήρησις); the putting of a man to death, Acts 25:16 Rec.; by metonymy, a destructive thing or opinion: in plural 2 Peter 2:2 Rec.; but the correct reading ἀσελγείαις was long ago adopted here.
2. passively, a perishing, ruin, destruction;
a. in general: τὸ ἀργύριόν σου σύν σοι εἴη εἰς ἀπ., let thy money perish with thee, Acts 8:20; βυθίζειν τινὰ εἰς ὄλεθρον κ. ἀπώλειαν, with the included idea of misery, 1 Timothy 6:9; αἱρέσεις ἀπωλείας destructive opinions, 2 Peter 2:1; ἐπάγειν ἑαυτοῖς ἀπώλειαν, ibid. cf. 2 Peter 2:3.
b. in particular, the destruction which consists in the loss of eternal life, eternal misery, perdition, the lot of those excluded from the kingdom of God: Revelation 17:8, 11, cf. Revelation 19:20; Philippians 3:19; 2 Peter 3:16; opposed to περιποίησις τῆς ψυχῆς, Hebrews 10:39; to ζωή, Matthew 7:13; to σωτηρία, Philippians 1:28. υἱὸς τῆς ἀπωλείας, a man doomed to eternal misery (a Hebraism, see υἱός, 2): 2 Thessalonians 2:3 (of Antichrist); John 17:12 (of Judas, the traitor); ἡμέρα κρίσεως κ. ἀπωλείας τῶν ἀσεβῶν, 2 Peter 3:7. (In secular authors from Polybius as above [but see Aristotle, probl. 17, 3, 2, vol. ii., p. 916a, 26; 29, 14, 10 ibid. 952b, 26; Nicom. eth. 4, 1 ibid. 1120a, 2, etc.]; often in the Sept. and O. T. Apocrypha.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
7:13; 26:8
Mark
14:4
John
17:12
Acts
8:20; 25:16
Romans
9:22
Philippians
1:28; 3:19
2 Thessalonians
2:3
1 Timothy
6:9
Hebrews
10:39
2 Peter
2:1; 2:2; 2:3; 3:7; 3:16
Revelation
17:8; 17:11; 19:20

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G684 matches the Greek ἀπώλεια (apōleia),
which occurs 18 times in 17 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:13 - “Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, G684 and there are many who enter through it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:8 - But the disciples were indignant when they saw this, and said, “Why this waste? G684
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:4 - But some were indignantly remarking to one another, “Why has this perfume been wasted? G684
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:12 - “While I was with them, I was keeping them in Your name which You have given Me; and I guarded them and not one of them perished but the [fn]son of perdition, G684 so that the Scripture would be fulfilled.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:20 - But Peter said to him, “May your silver perish G684 with you, because you thought you could obtain the gift of God with money!
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:22 - [fn]What if God, although willing to demonstrate His wrath and to make His power known, endured with much patience vessels of wrath prepared for destruction? G684
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:28 - in no way alarmed by your opponents—which is a sign of destruction G684 for them, but of salvation for you, and that too, from God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:19 - whose end is destruction, G684 whose god is their [fn]appetite, and whose glory is in their shame, who set their minds on earthly things.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:3 - Let no one in any way deceive you, for it will not come unless the [fn]apostasy comes first, and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the son of destruction, G684
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:9 - But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction. G684
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:39 - But [fn]we are not of those who shrink back to destruction, G684 but of those who have faith to the [fn]preserving of the soul.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:1 - But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will also be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive G684 heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction G684 upon themselves.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:3 - and in their greed they will exploit you with false words; their judgment from long ago is not idle, and their destruction G684 is not asleep.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:7 - But by His word the present heavens and earth are being reserved for fire, kept for the day of judgment and destruction G684 of ungodly men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:16 - as also in all his letters, speaking in them of these things, in which are some things hard to understand, which the untaught and unstable distort, as they do also the rest of the Scriptures, to their own destruction. G684
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:8 - “The beast that you saw was, and is not, and is about to come up out of the abyss and [fn]go to destruction. G684 And those who dwell on the earth, whose name has not been written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, will wonder when they see the beast, that he was and is not and will come.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:11 - “The beast which was and is not, is himself also an eighth and is one of the seven, and he goes to destruction. G684

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