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Phtheiro

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   5351  
Original WordWord Origin
fqeiroprobably strengthened from phthio (to pine or waste)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phtheiro9:93,1259
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
fthi'-ro   Verb
 Definition
  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
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 9
corrupted 2, corrupting 1, corrupts 1, destroy 1, destroyed 2, destroys 1, led astray 1
 
NAS Verse Count
1 Corinthians2
2 Corinthians2
Ephesians1
2 Peter1
Jude1
Revelation1


Total8
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 Phtheiro". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.