The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 1311 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
diafqeirofrom (1225) and (5351)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
dee-af-thi'-ro Verb
  1. to change for the worse, to corrupt
    1. of minds, morals
  2. to destroy, ruin
    1. to consume
      1. of bodily vigour and strength
      2. of the worm or moth that eats provisions, clothing, etc.
    2. to destroy, to kill
NAS Word Usage - Total: 6
decaying 1, depraved 1, destroy 2, destroyed 1, destroys 1
NAS Verse Count
2 Corinthians1
1 Timothy1

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 Diaphtheiro". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.