ἀπ-όλλυμι and ἀπολλύω
[in LXX for אָבַד, etc. (38 words in all)]. 1) Act, 1 to destroy utterly, destroy, kill
: Mk 124, 922, al; τ. ψνχήν, Mat.10:28, al; 2 to lose utterly
: Mat.10:42, al; metaphorically, of failing to save, Jhn.6:39 18:9. 2) Mid, 1 to perish
; (a) of things
: Mat.5:29, Jhn.6:12, Heb.1:11 (LXX, al; (b) of persons
: Mat.8:26, al. Metaphorical, of loss of eternal life, Jhn.3:15-16 10:28 17:12, Rom.2:12, 1Co.8:11 15:18, 2Pe.3:9. In οἱ ἀπολλὺμενοι, the perishing, contrasted in 1Co.1:18, al, with οἱ σωζόμενοι, the "perfective" force of the verb, WH. " implies the completion of the process of destruction," is illustrated (see M, Pr.
, 114 f; M, Th.
, ii, 2:10); 2 to be lost
: Luk.15:4 21:18. Metaphorical, on the basis of the relation between shepherd and flock, of spiritual destitution and alienation from God: Mat.10:6 15:24, Luk.19:10 (MM, see word; DCG
, i, 191 f, ii, 76, 554; Cremer, 451) (AS