Strong's Enhanced Concordance

The Aionian Bible un-translates and instead transliterates ten special words to help us better understand the extent of God’s love for individuals and all mankind, and the nature of afterlife destinies. The original translation is unaltered and an inline note is appended to 63 Old Testament and 200 New Testament verses. Compare the definitions below to the Aionian Glossary. Follow the blue link below to study the word's usage. Search for any Strong's number: g1-21369 and h1-9049.
to destroy
Strongs:
g5351
Word:
φθείρω
Tyndale
Word:
φθείρω
Transliteration:
phtheirō
Gloss:
to destroy
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
φθείρω [in LXX chiefly for שָׁחַת hi, pi, also for חָבַל, etc;] to destroy, corrupt, spoil (on the varied usage and distinctive meaning of the word, see Mayor on 2Pe, App., 175 ff.): with accusative, 1Co.3:17 15:23, 2Co.7:2; before ἀπό, 2Co.11:3; ἐν, 2Pe.2:12, Ju 10, Rev.19:2; κατά, Eph.4:22 (cf. δια, κατα-φθείρω). (AS)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
φθείρω
Transliteration:
phtheirō
Gloss:
to destroy
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
φθείρω, Aeolic dialect φθέρρω Hdn.Gr. 2.303, +others; [Refs 4th c.AD+] φθήρω [Refs 4th c.BC+]imperfect φθείρεσκε [Refs 5th c.BC+]: future φθερῶ [Refs 5th c.BC+]; Ionic dialect φθερέω (δια-) [Refs 5th c.BC+]; Epic dialect φθέρσω (δια-) [Refs 8th c.BC+]: aorist 1 ἔφθειρα [Refs 5th c.BC+]: perfect ἔφθαρκα [Refs 5th c.BC+] participle ἐφθορκώς [Refs 4th c.BC+] —middle, future φθεροῦμαι (in passive sense) [Refs 5th c.BC+]; Ionic dialect φθερέομαι (δια-) [Refs 5th c.BC+]; later φθαροῦμαι [Refs 2nd c.AD+]:— passive, future φθᾰρήσομαι [Refs 5th c.BC+], Doric dialect -ησοῦμαι[Refs 5th c.BC+]aorist ἐφθάρην [ᾰ] [Refs 5th c.BC+]; poetry 3rd.pers. plural ἔφθαρεν [Refs 5th c.BC+]: also participle κατα-φθερείς [Refs 5th c.BC+]: perfect ἔφθαρμαι [Refs 5th c.BC+], 3rd.pers. plural ἐφθάραται [Refs 5th c.BC+]; infinitive ἐφθάρθαι [Refs 4th c.BC+], Aeolic dialect ἔφθορθαι [Refs]: pluperfect 3rd.pers. plural ἐφθάρατο [Refs 5th c.BC+] is much more frequently than the simple Verb:—destroy things, μῆλα κακοὶ φθείρουσι νομῆες [Refs 8th c.BC+]; φ. τῶν Συρίων τοὺς κλήρους waste them, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὰς ναῦς see reading in [Refs 5th c.BC+] (also absolutely, miscarry, [Refs]; τὸν κοινὸν οἶκον Mitteis [Refs 2nd c.BC+]: —passive, to be destroyed, [Refs 5th c.BC+]pass away, cease to be, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; of animals, perish, [Refs 2nd c.AD+] 2) of persons, μαψαῦραι. ναύτας φ. destroy them, [Refs 8th c.BC+] (but perhaps only active of signification[Refs 4th c.BC+]:—passive, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἔφθαρμαι I am undone! [Refs 4th c.BC+] 3) corrupt, bribe, τινα [Refs 1st c.BC+]; lure, entice, trap, κημοῖσι πλεκτοῖς πορφύρας φθείρει γένος [Refs 5th c.BC+]entices to its ruin, entraps, [Refs]; pervert, φθείρουσιν ἤθη χρήσθ᾽ ὁμιλίαι κακαί [Refs 5th c.BC+] —passive, see below [Refs] 3.b) seduce a woman, ὑπὸ τῆς θυγατρὸς ἀδικούμενον καὶ Διονυσίου τοῦ φθείραντος αὐτὴν κιναίδου [Refs 3rd c.BC+]:—passive, [Refs 5th c.BC+] (but not Attic dialect accusative to [Refs 2nd c.AD+] 4) ruin, spoil, ποσὶν φθείροντα πλοῦτον ἀργυρωνήτους θ᾽ ὑφάς, of one who treads on rich carpets, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; βαφὰς φθείρουσα τοῦ ποικίλματος, of blood, [Refs]; of a poison, ὧνπερ ἂν θίγῃ, φθείρει τὰ πάντα [Refs 5th c.BC+]; δούλην (wet-nurse) μὴ φθείρουσαν τὸ γάλα [Refs 1st c.BC+] 5) τὰ μιγνύμενα τῶν χρωμάτων οἱ βαφεῖς φθείρεσθαι καὶ φθοράν τὴν μῖξιν ὀνομάζουσιν [Refs 1st c.AD+] II) passive (compare above 1.1, 2), II.1) φθείρεσθε (as a curse) may you perish! ruin take you! [Refs 8th c.BC+]; φθείρου as an imprecation, go to the devil! be off! [Refs 5th c.BC+] off from her! unhand her, let her go, [Refs 5th c.BC+] if thou dost not depart. [Refs] II.1.b) with a preposition, φθείρεσθαι πρὸς τοὺς πλουσίους, of hangers-on and flatterers, [Refs 4th c.BC+] II.2) in Medicine texts, ἡ κοιλίη φθαρήσεται will be deranged, disordered, [Refs 5th c.BC+] II.3) to be morally corrupted, ἐφθάρη ἡ γῆ ἐναντίον τοῦ θεοῦ [LXX+3rd c.BC+]; but ἐν Σικυωνίαι ἐφθαρμένους is falsa lectio for{ἐν Σικυῶνι διεφθ}. (conjecture Sintenis) in [Refs 1st c.AD+] II.4) of seafarers, wander, drift [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ναυτίλους ἐφθαρμένους sailors driven out of their course, [Refs]; of shipwrecked persons, νεῶν (ἐκ νεῶν Elmsl.) φθαρέντες [Refs 4th c.BC+]; also of travellers or wanderers by land, οὐχ ἕνα νομίζων φθείρεται πόλεως νόμον (variant{τόπον}) [Refs 5th c.BC+]; οὐδὲν δεῖ φθείρεσθαι περιόντα (={περιιόντα}) τὴν ἀρχὴν ἅπασαν [Refs 1st c.AD+]; μὴ περιΐδῃς ἀγαθοὺς γείτονας εἰς στενὸν τοῦ καιροῦ φθειρομένους[Refs 2nd c.AD+]; φθαρῆναι εἰς βάρβαρα ἔθνη (ἐν βαρβάροις ἔθνεσι or ἔθεσι codices) [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; φθαρέντων ἐς ἀλλήλους falling foul of one another, [Refs 2nd c.AD+] II.5) of women, χέρσους φθαρῆναι pine away in barrenness, [Refs 5th c.BC+] (unless wander, compare above [Refs]ksárati 'flow', later 'wane, perish', Avest. γζ?~Xαρ- and ζ?~Xγαρ- 'flow'.)
Strongs
Word:
φθείρω
Transliteration:
phtheírō
Pronounciation:
fthi'-ro
Language:
Greek
Morphhology:
Verb
Definition:
properly, to shrivel or wither, i.e. to spoil (by any process) or (generally) to ruin (especially figuratively, by moral influences, to deprave); corrupt (self), defile, destroy; probably strengthened from (to pine or waste);