853. aphanizó
Strong's Concordance
aphanizó: to make unseen, i.e. destroy
Original Word: ἀφανίζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: aphanizó
Phonetic Spelling: (af-an-id'-zo)
Definition: to make unseen, destroy
Usage: I cause to disappear, hide, remove; I disfigure (probably by leaving unwashed for a long period), destroy.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from aphanés
to make unseen, i.e. destroy
NASB Translation
destroy (1), destroys (1), neglect (1), perish (1), vanishes away (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 853: ἀφανίζω

ἀφανίζω; (passive, present ἀφανίζομαι); 1 aorist ἠφανίσθην; (ἀφανής);

a. to snatch out of sight, to put out of view, to make unseen (Xenophon, an. 3, 4, 8 ἥλιον νεφέλη παρακαλύψασα ἠφανισε namely, τήν πόλιν, Plato, Phil. 66 a. ἀφανιζοντες κρύπτομεν).

b. to cause to vanish away, to destroy, consume: Matthew 6:19f (often so in Greek writings and the Sept. (cf. Buttmann, § 130, 5)); passive to perish: Acts 13:41 (Luth.vorSchreckenvergehen); to vanish away, James 4:14 (Herodotus 7, 6; 167; Plato and following).

c. to deprive of lustre, render unsightly; to disfigure: τό πρόσωπον, Matthew 6:16.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
corrupt, disfigure, destroy

From aphanes; to render unapparent, i.e. (actively) consume (becloud), or (passively) disappear (be destroyed) -- corrupt, disfigure, perish, vanish away.

see GREEK aphanes

Forms and Transliterations
αφανιεί αφανιείς αφανιείτε αφανιζει αφανίζει ἀφανίζει αφανίζεται αφανιζομενη αφανιζομένη ἀφανιζομένη αφανίζοντας αφανίζουσι αφανιζουσιν ἀφανίζουσιν αφανίσαι αφανίσαί αφανίσατε αφανίση αφανισθή αφανισθής αφανισθήσεται αφανισθήσονται αφανισθητε αφανίσθητε ἀφανίσθητε αφανισθώσι αφάνισον αφανίσω αφανίσωμεν αφανιώ ηφάνισε ηφάνισεν ηφανίσθη ηφανίσθησαν ηφανισμέναι ηφανισμένας ηφανισμένη ηφανισμένην ηφανισμένοι ηφανισμένοις ηφανισμένον ηφανισμένων aphanisthete aphanisthēte aphanísthete aphanísthēte aphanizei aphanízei aphanizomene aphanizomenē aphanizoméne aphanizoménē aphanizousin aphanízousin
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 6:16 V-PIA-3P
GRK: ὑποκριταὶ σκυθρωποί ἀφανίζουσιν γὰρ τὰ
NAS: as the hypocrites [do], for they neglect their appearance
KJV: for they disfigure their
INT: hypocrites downcast in countenance they disfigure indeed the

Matthew 6:19 V-PIA-3S
GRK: καὶ βρῶσις ἀφανίζει καὶ ὅπου
NAS: and rust destroy, and where
KJV: and rust doth corrupt, and where
INT: and rust destroy and where

Matthew 6:20 V-PIA-3S
GRK: οὔτε βρῶσις ἀφανίζει καὶ ὅπου
NAS: nor rust destroys, and where thieves
KJV: nor rust doth corrupt, and where
INT: nor rust destroys and where

Acts 13:41 V-AMP-2P
GRK: θαυμάσατε καὶ ἀφανίσθητε ὅτι ἔργον
KJV: wonder, and perish: for I
INT: wonder and perish for a work

James 4:14 V-PPM/P-NFS
GRK: ἔπειτα καὶ ἀφανιζομένη
NAS: and then vanishes away.
KJV: and then vanisheth away.
INT: then moreover vanishes

Strong's Greek 853
5 Occurrences

ἀφανίσθητε — 1 Occ.
ἀφανίζει — 2 Occ.
ἀφανιζομένη — 1 Occ.
ἀφανίζουσιν — 1 Occ.

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