Olethros

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 3639 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
oleqroßfrom a primary ollumi (to destroy, a prolonged form)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Olethros5:168,681
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ol'-eth-ros Noun Masculine
Definition
  1. ruin, destroy, death
    1. for the destruction of the flesh, said of the external ills and troubles by which the lusts of the flesh are subdued and destroyed
NAS Word Usage - Total: 5
destroyed 1, destruction 3, ruin 1
NAS Verse Count
1 Corinthians1
1 Thessalonians1
2 Thessalonians1
1 Timothy1
Hebrews1


Total5
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Olethros". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.