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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


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1: παλαιόω
(Strong's #3822 — Verb — palaioo — pal-ah-yo'-o )

"to make old" (palaios), is translated in Hebrews 8:13 , firstly, "hath made ... old," secondly (Passive Voice), RV "is becoming old" (AV, "decayeth"); "wax old," Luke 12:33 ; Hebrews 1:11 . See OLD.

2: διαφθείρω
(Strong's #1311 — Verb — diaphtheiro — dee-af-thi'-ro )

"to destroy utterly," as used in 2 Corinthians 4:16 (here in the Passive Voice, lit., "is being destroyed), is rendered "is decaying" (RV, for AV, "perish"). See CORRUPT , DESTROY.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Decay'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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