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ἀφθαρσία

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀφθαρσία, ας, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
aphtharsia
Simplified transliteration: 
aphtharsia
Numbers
Strong's number: 
861
GK Number: 
914
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
7
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1a
Gloss: 
imperishableness, immortality
Definition: 
incorruptibility, 1 Cor. 15:42, 53, 54; immortality, Rom. 2:7; 2 Tim. 1:10; soundness, purity; ἐν ἀφθαρσιᾳ, purely, sincerely or constantly, unfailingly, Eph. 6:24

Greek-English Concordance for

Romans 2:7 to those who by patiently doing good works seek for glory and honor and immortality (aphtharsian | ἀφθαρσίαν | acc sg fem), he will give eternal life;
1 Corinthians 15:42 So also is the resurrection of the dead. The body is sown in a perishable state, it is raised imperishable (aphtharsia | ἀφθαρσίᾳ | dat sg fem).
1 Corinthians 15:50 Now this I declare, brothers, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable (aphtharsian | ἀφθαρσίαν | acc sg fem).
1 Corinthians 15:53 For this perishable body must put on imperishability (aphtharsian | ἀφθαρσίαν | acc sg fem), and this mortal body must put on immortality.
1 Corinthians 15:54 So when this perishable body puts on imperishability (aphtharsian | ἀφθαρσίαν | acc sg fem), and this mortal body puts on immortality, then the saying that is written will be fulfilled: “Death has been swallowed up in victory.”
Ephesians 6:24 Grace be with all who love our Lord Jesus Christ, with love incorruptible (aphtharsia | ἀφθαρσίᾳ | dat sg fem).
2 Timothy 1:10 but now has been made known through the appearing of our Savior, Christ Jesus, on the one hand, in order to abolish death and, on the other, to bring to light life and incorruptibility (aphtharsian | ἀφθαρσίαν | acc sg fem) through the gospel,