861. aphtharsia
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aphtharsia: incorruptibility
Original Word: ἀφθαρσία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: aphtharsia
Phonetic Spelling: (af-thar-see'-ah)
Short Definition: indestructibility, incorruptibility, immortality
Definition: indestructibility, incorruptibility; hence: immortality.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 861 aphtharsía – properly, no-corruption (unable to experience deterioration); incorruptibility (not perishable), i.e. lacking the very capacity to decay or constitutionally break down. See 862a (aphthartos).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from aphthartos
NASB Translation
immortality (2), imperishable (4), incorruptible (1).

STRONGS NT 861: ἀφθαρσία

ἀφθαρσία, ἀφθαρσίας, (ἄφθαρτος, cf. ἀκαθαρσία) (Tertullian and subsequent writingsincorruptibilitas, Vulg.incorruptio (andincorruptela)), incorruption, perpetuity: τοῦ κόσμου, Philo de incorr. round. § 11; it is ascribed to τό θεῖον in Plutarch, Aristotle, c. 6; of the body of man exempt from decay after the resurrection, 1 Corinthians 15:42 (ἐν ἀφθαρσία, namely, ὄν), 50, 53f; of a blessed immortality (Wis. 2:23 Wis. 6:19; 4 Macc. 17:12), Romans 2:7; 2 Timothy 1:10. τινα ἀγαπᾶν ἐν ἀφθαρσία to love one with never diminishing love, Ephesians 6:24 (cf. Meyer at the passage The word seems to have the meaning purity, sincerity, incorruptness in Titus 2:7 Rec.st).

incorruptibility, immortality

From aphthartos; incorruptibility; genitive, unending existence; (figuratively) genuineness -- immortality, incorruption, sincerity.

see GREEK aphthartos

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