4199. portheó
Strong's Concordance
portheó: to destroy
Original Word: πορθέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: portheó
Phonetic Spelling: (por-theh'-o)
Definition: to destroy
Usage: I lay waste, destroy, ravage, harass.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from perthó (to ravage)
to destroy
NASB Translation
destroy (2), destroyed (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4199: πορθέω

πορθέω: imperfect ἐπόρθουν; 1 aorist participle πορθήσας; (πέρθω, πεπορθα, to lay waste); from Homer down; to destroy, to overthrow (R. V. uniformly to make havock): τινα, Acts 9:21; τήν ἐκκλησίαν, Galatians 1:13; τήν πίστιν, ibid. 23.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
destroy, waste.

Prolongation from pertho (to sack); to ravage (figuratively) -- destroy, waste.

Forms and Transliterations
επορθει επόρθει ἐπόρθει επορθουν επόρθουν ἐπόρθουν πορθησας πορθήσας eporthei epórthei eporthoun epórthoun porthesas porthēsas porthḗsas
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 9:21 V-APA-NMS
GRK: ἐστιν ὁ πορθήσας εἰς Ἰερουσαλὴμ
NAS: not he who in Jerusalem destroyed those
KJV: this he that destroyed them which
INT: is the [one] having destroyed in Jerusalem

Galatians 1:13 V-IIA-1S
GRK: θεοῦ καὶ ἐπόρθουν αὐτήν
NAS: measure and tried to destroy it;
KJV: of God, and wasted it:
INT: of God and was destroying it

Galatians 1:23 V-IIA-3S
GRK: ἥν ποτε ἐπόρθει
NAS: which he once tried to destroy.
KJV: which once he destroyed.
INT: which once he destroyed

Strong's Greek 4199
3 Occurrences

ἐπόρθει — 1 Occ.
ἐπόρθουν — 1 Occ.
πορθήσας — 1 Occ.

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