2506. kathairesis
Strong's Concordance
kathairesis: a pulling down
Original Word: καθαίρεσις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: kathairesis
Phonetic Spelling: (kath-ah'-ee-res-is)
Short Definition: taking down, destroying
Definition: taking down, razing, destroying.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 2506 kathaíresis (from 2507 /kathairéō) – demolition, i.e. taking down (apart) to destroy, raze. See 2507 (kathaireō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kathaireó
Definition
a pulling down
NASB Translation
destroying (1), destruction (1), tearing down (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2506: καθαίρεσις

καθαίρεσις, καθαιρεσεως, (καθαιρέω, which see), a pulling down, destruction, demolition: ὀχυρωμάτων (A. V. of strongholds), 2 Corinthians 10:4 (τῶν τειχῶν, Xenophon, Hell. 2, 2, 15; 5, 1, 35; Polybius 23, 7, 6; Diodorus excerpt. leg. 13; destructio murorum, Suetonius, Galba 12); εἰς οἰκοδομήν καί οὐκ εἰς καθαίρεσιν ὑμῶν, for building up (increasing) not for casting down (the extinction of) the godly, upright, blessed life you lead in fellowship with Christ (see οἰκοδομή, 1): 2 Corinthians 10:8; 2 Corinthians 13:10. (From Thucydides down.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
destruction, pulling down.

From kathaireo; demolition; figuratively, extinction -- destruction, pulling down.

see GREEK kathaireo

Forms and Transliterations
καθαιρέσει καθαιρεσιν καθαίρεσιν kathairesin kathaíresin
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3 Occurrences


καθαίρεσιν — 3 Occ.

2 Corinthians 10:4 N-AFS
GRK: θεῷ πρὸς καθαίρεσιν ὀχυρωμάτων
NAS: powerful for the destruction of fortresses.
KJV: to the pulling down of strong holds;)
INT: divine to overthrow of strongholds

2 Corinthians 10:8 N-AFS
GRK: οὐκ εἰς καθαίρεσιν ὑμῶν οὐκ
NAS: for building you up and not for destroying you, I will not be put to shame,
KJV: for your destruction, I should not
INT: not for tearing down you not

2 Corinthians 13:10 N-AFS
GRK: οὐκ εἰς καθαίρεσιν
NAS: me for building up and not for tearing down.
KJV: not to destruction.
INT: not for tearing down

3 Occurrences

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