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  #5351 φθείρω phtheiro {fthi'-ro}

 probably strengthened from phthio (to pine or waste);
    TDNT - 9:93,1259; v

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) to corrupt, to destroy
    1a) in the opinion of the Jews, the temple was corrupted or
        "destroyed" when anyone defiled or in the slightest degree damaged
        anything in it, or if its guardians neglected their duties
    1b) to lead away a Christian church from that state of knowledge
        and holiness in which it ought to abide
    1c) to be destroyed, to perish
    1d) in an ethical sense, to corrupt, deprave

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

Probably strengthened from φθίω [[phthio]] (to pine or waste): properly to shrivel or wither, that is, to spoil (by any process) or (genitive) to ruin (especially figuratively by moral influences, to deprave):—corrupt (self), defile, destroy.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #5351.
  • φθει´ρω
  • phtheirō; from a prim. root φθερ- phther-; to destroy, corrupt, spoil:—
  • NASB - corrupted(2), corrupting(1), corrupts(1), destroy(1), destroyed(2), destroys(1), led astray(1).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - corrupt 4, corrupt (one's) self 1, be corrupt 1, defile 1,
      destroy 1; 8
1 Corinthians 15:33. Ephesians 4:22. Revelation 19:2.
2 Corinthians 7:2; 11:3.
1 Corinthians 3:17.
1 Corinthians 3:17.
1 Corinthians 3:17.
Jude 1:10.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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