The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 5351 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
fqeiroprobably 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
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
2 Peter1

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.

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