1312. diaphthora
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diaphthora: destruction, corruption
Original Word: διαφθορά, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: diaphthora
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-af-thor-ah')
Short Definition: destruction, decay, corruption
Definition: destruction, decay, corruption.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 1312 diaphthoráthorough corruption (decay). See 1311 (diaphtheirō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from diaphtheiró
destruction, corruption
NASB Translation
decay (6).

STRONGS NT 1312: διαφθορά

διαφθορά, διαφθορᾶς, (διαφθείρω), corruption, destruction; in the N. T. that destruction which is effected by the decay of the body after death: Acts 2:27, 31; Acts 13:34-37 (cf. Winers Grammar, § 65, 10), see εἰδῶ, I 5 and ὑποστρέφω, 2. (the Sept. for שָׁחַת; in Greek writings from Aeschylus down.)

corruption, decay

From diaphtheiro; decay -- corruption.

see GREEK diaphtheiro

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