1311. diaphtheiró
Strong's Concordance
diaphtheiró: to destroy utterly, to spoil, corrupt
Original Word: διαφθείρω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: diaphtheiró
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-af-thi'-ro)
Short Definition: I destroy, waste, corrupt
Definition: I destroy, waste; hence met: I corrupt.
HELPS Word-studies

1311 diaphtheírō (from 1223 /diá, "thoroughly," which intensifies 5351 /phtheírō, "defile, corrupt") – properly, thoroughly corrupt, totally degenerate (disintegrate); waste away by the decaying influence of moral (spiritual) impurity; "utterly corrupt"; becoming thoroughly disabled (morally depraved), "all the way through" ("utterly decayed").

[Vine, Unger, White (NT, 130), "1311 (diaphtheírō) comes from dia, 'through,' 'intensive,' to corrupt utterly, through and through." The noun form, 1312 (diaphthorá), likewise means "thorough decay."]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from dia and phtheiró
Definition
to destroy utterly, to spoil, corrupt
NASB Translation
decaying (1), depraved (1), destroy (2), destroyed (1), destroys (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1311: διαφθείρω

διαφθείρω; 1 aorist διεφθειρα; passive (present διαφθείρομαι); perfect participle διεφθαρμενος; 2 aorist διεφθαρην; the Sept. very often for שִׁחֵת, occasionally for חִבֵּל; in Greek writings from Homer down;

1. to change for the worse, to corrupt: minds, morals; τήν γῆν, i. e. the men that inhabit the earth, Revelation 11:18; διεφθαρμένοι τόν νοῦν, 1 Timothy 6:5 (τήν διάνοιαν, Plato, legg. 10, p. 888 a.; τόν γνώμην, Dionysius Halicarnassus Antiquities 5, 21; τούς ὀφθαλμούς, Xenophon, an. 4, 5, 12).

2. to destroy, ruin, (Latinperdere);

a. to consume, of bodily vigor and strength: ἔξω ἡμῶν ἄνθρωπος διαφθείρεται (is decaying), 2 Corinthians 4:16; of the worm or moth that eats provisions, clothing, etc. Luke 12:33.

b. to destroy (Latindelere): Revelation 8:9; to kill, διαφθείρειν τούς, etc. Revelation 11:18.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
corrupt, destroy, perish.

From diaballo and phtheiro; to rot thoroughly, i.e. (by implication) to ruin (passively, decay utterly, figuratively, pervert) -- corrupt, destroy, perish.

see GREEK diaballo

see GREEK phtheiro

Forms and Transliterations
διαφθαρή διαφθαρήσεται διαφθειραι διαφθείραι διαφθείραί διαφθεῖραι διαφθείραντι διαφθείρατε διαφθειρει διαφθείρει διαφθειρεται διαφθείρεται διαφθείρη διαφθείρης διαφθείρον διάφθειρον διαφθείροντα διαφθειροντας διαφθείροντας διαφθείροντες διαφθείροντι διαφθειρόντων διαφθείρω διαφθείρωμεν διαφθείρων διαφθερεί διαφθερώ διεφθάρη διεφθαρησαν διεφθάρησαν διεφθάρητε διεφθαρμένα διεφθαρμέναις διεφθαρμένας διεφθαρμένοι διεφθαρμένον διεφθαρμενων διεφθαρμένων διέφθαρται διέφθειραν διεφθείρατε διέφθειρε διέφθειρεν διέφθειρον diaphtheirai diaphtheîrai diaphtheirei diaphtheírei diaphtheiretai diaphtheíretai diaphtheirontas diaphtheírontas diephtharesan diephtharēsan diephtháresan diephthárēsan diephtharmenon diephtharmenōn diephtharménon diephtharménōn
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6 Occurrences


διαφθεῖραι — 1 Occ.
διαφθείρει — 1 Occ.
διαφθείρεται — 1 Occ.
διαφθείροντας — 1 Occ.
διεφθάρησαν — 1 Occ.
διεφθαρμένων — 1 Occ.

Luke 12:33 V-PIA-3S
GRK: οὐδὲ σὴς διαφθείρει
NAS: nor moth destroys.
KJV: neither moth corrupteth.
INT: nor moth destroy

2 Corinthians 4:16 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: ἡμῶν ἄνθρωπος διαφθείρεται ἀλλ' ὁ
NAS: man is decaying, yet
KJV: outward man perish, yet the inward
INT: of us man is being brought to decay yet the

1 Timothy 6:5 V-RPM/P-GMP
GRK: διαπαρατριβαὶ διεφθαρμένων ἀνθρώπων τὸν
NAS: between men of depraved mind
KJV: of men of corrupt minds,
INT: constant frictions corrupted of men

Revelation 8:9 V-AIP-3P
GRK: τῶν πλοίων διεφθάρησαν
NAS: of the ships were destroyed.
KJV: of the ships were destroyed.
INT: of the ships was destroyed

Revelation 11:18 V-ANA
GRK: μεγάλους καὶ διαφθεῖραι τοὺς διαφθείροντας
NAS: and the great, and to destroy those
KJV: and shouldest destroy them which destroy
INT: great and to destroy those who are destroying

Revelation 11:18 V-PPA-AMP
GRK: διαφθεῖραι τοὺς διαφθείροντας τὴν γῆν
NAS: those who destroy the earth.
KJV: shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth.
INT: to destroy those who are destroying the earth

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