5356. phthora
Strong's Concordance
phthora: destruction, corruption
Original Word: φθορά, ᾶς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: phthora
Phonetic Spelling: (fthor-ah')
Definition: destruction, corruption
Usage: corruption, destruction, decay, rottenness, decomposition.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 5356 phthorá (from 5351 /phtheírō) – destruction from internal corruption (deterioration, decay); "rottenness, perishableness, corruption, decay, decomposition" (Souter). See 5351 (phteírō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from phtheiró
destruction, corruption
NASB Translation
corruption (4), destruction (1), killed (1), perish (1), perishable (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5356: φθορά

φθορά, φθορᾶς, (φθείρω), from Aeschylus and Herodotus down:

1. corruption, destruction, perishing (opposed to γένεσις, origin, often in Plato, Aristotle, Plutarch; opposed to σωτηρία, Plato, Phileb., p. 35 e.; for שַׁחַת, Psalm 102:4 (); Jonah 2:7): Romans 8:21 (on which see δουλεία); 2 Peter 2:12a (some (cf. R. V. marginal reading) take φθορά here actively: εἰς φθοράν, to destroy); ἐν φθορά, in a state of corruption or decomposition (of the body at burial), 1 Corinthians 15:42; by metonymy, that which is subject to corruption, what is perishable, opposed to ἀφθαρσία, 1 Corinthians 15:50; in the Christian sense, the loss of salvation, eternal misery (which elsewhere is called ἀπώλεια), Colossians 2:22 (see ἀπόχρησις); opposed to ζωή αἰώνιος, Galatians 6:8, cf. Schott ad loc. 2. in the N. T. in an ethical sense, corruption i. e. moral decay: 2 Peter 1:4; 2 Peter 2:12{b} (some take the word here actively (R. V. text in their destroying), others refer it to 1 above), 2 Peter 2:19; with τῆς ζωῆς added, Wis. 14:12.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
corruption, destroy, perish.

From phtheiro; decay, i.e. Ruin (spontaneous or inflicted, literally or figuratively) -- corruption, destroy, perish.

see GREEK phtheiro

Forms and Transliterations
φθορα φθορά φθορὰ φθορᾷ φθοραν φθοράν φθορὰν φθορας φθοράς φθορᾶς phthora phthorà phthorā̂i phthoran phthorán phthoràn phthoras phthorâs
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Englishman's Concordance
Romans 8:21 N-GFS
GRK: δουλείας τῆς φθορᾶς εἰς τὴν
NAS: from its slavery to corruption into the freedom
KJV: the bondage of corruption into
INT: bondage of decay into the

1 Corinthians 15:42 N-DFS
GRK: σπείρεται ἐν φθορᾷ ἐγείρεται ἐν
NAS: It is sown a perishable [body], it is raised
KJV: in corruption; it is raised
INT: It is sown in decay it is raised in

1 Corinthians 15:50 N-NFS
GRK: οὐδὲ ἡ φθορὰ τὴν ἀφθαρσίαν
NAS: nor does the perishable inherit
KJV: doth corruption inherit
INT: nor the decay the immortality

Galatians 6:8 N-AFS
GRK: σαρκὸς θερίσει φθοράν ὁ δὲ
NAS: reap corruption, but the one who sows
KJV: reap corruption; but
INT: flesh will reap decay the [one who] however

Colossians 2:22 N-AFS
GRK: πάντα εἰς φθορὰν τῇ ἀποχρήσει
NAS: all [refer] [to] things destined to perish with use)--
KJV: are to perish with the using;) after
INT: all unto decay in the using

2 Peter 1:4 N-GFS
GRK: ἐν ἐπιθυμίᾳ φθορᾶς
NAS: having escaped the corruption that is in the world
KJV: having escaped the corruption that is in
INT: through lust decay

2 Peter 2:12 N-AFS
GRK: ἅλωσιν καὶ φθοράν ἐν οἷς
NAS: to be captured and killed, reviling
KJV: be taken and destroyed, speak evil of
INT: capture and destruction in what

2 Peter 2:12 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ φθορᾷ αὐτῶν καὶ
NAS: they have no knowledge, will in the destruction of those
KJV: in their own corruption;
INT: in the destruction of them also

2 Peter 2:19 N-GFS
GRK: ὑπάρχοντες τῆς φθορᾶς ᾧ γάρ
NAS: are slaves of corruption; for by what
KJV: the servants of corruption: for
INT: being of corruption by what indeed

Strong's Greek 5356
9 Occurrences

φθορᾷ — 3 Occ.
φθοράν — 3 Occ.
φθορᾶς — 3 Occ.

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