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The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 5351 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
fqeivrwprobably strengthened from phthio (to pine or waste)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
fthi'-ro Verb
  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
King James Word Usage - Total: 8
corrupt 4, corrupt (one's) self 1, be corrupt 1, defile 1, destroy 1
KJV Verse Count
1 Corinthians2
2 Corinthians2

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 KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .

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