Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 1225 and 5351

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 9:93

KJV Translation Count — 6x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: destroy (3), corrupt (2), perish (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to change for the worse, to corrupt
a. of minds, morals
2. to destroy, ruin
a. to consume
1. of bodily vigour and strength
2. of the worm or moth that eats provisions, clothing, etc.
b. to destroy, to kill

Strong's Definitions

dee-af-thi'-ro; from (1225) (διαβάλλω) and (5351) (φθείρω); to rot thoroughly, i.e. (by implication) to ruin (passive decay utterly, figurative pervert): — corrupt, destroy, perish.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth G1311eth.


For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man G1311, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.


Perverse disputings of men of G1311 minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.


And the third part of the creatures which were in the sea, and had life, died; and the third part of the ships were G1311ed.


And the nations were angry, and thy wrath is come, and the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and that thou shouldest give reward unto thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear thy name, small and great; and shouldest G1311 them which G1311 the earth.