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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


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A — 1: ἀπώλεια
(Strong's #684 — Noun Feminine — apoleia — ap-o'-li-a )

"destruction," is translated "waste" in Matthew 26:8 ; Mark 14:4 . See DESTRUCTION , B, II, No. 1.

B — 1: διασκορπίζω
(Strong's #1287 — Verb — diaskorpizo — dee-as-kor-pid'-zo )

"to scatter abroad," is used metaphorically of "squandering property," Luke 15:13 ; 16:1 . See DISPERSE , SCATTER.

B — 2: πορθέω
(Strong's #4199 — Verb — portheo — por-theh'-o )

"to ravage," is rendered "wasted" in Galatians 1:13 , AV; see DESTROY , Note, HAVOC.

B — 3: λυμαίνω
(Strong's #3075 — Verb — lumaino — loo-mah'ee-nom-ahee )

"to outrage, maltreat," is used in the Middle Voice in Acts 8:3 , of Saul's treatment of the church, RV, "laid waste" (AV, "made havoc of").

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

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