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Forms of the word
ἀπώλεια, -ας, ἡ
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destruction, ruin, waste
consumption, destruction; waste, profusion, Mt. 26:8; Mk. 14:4; destruction, state of being destroyed, Acts 25:6; eternal ruin, perdition, Mt. 7:13; Acts 8:20

Greek-English Concordance for ἀπώλεια

Matthew 7:13 “Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and easy the way that leads to destruction (apōleian | ἀπώλειαν | acc sg fem), and many are those who enter through it.
Matthew 26:8 And when the disciples saw it, they were indignant and said, “Why this waste (apōleia | ἀπώλεια | nom sg fem)?
Mark 14:4 But some were indignant, and began saying to themselves, “For what purpose was this waste (apōleia | ἀπώλεια | nom sg fem) of ointment?
John 17:12 While I was with them, I protected them in your name, which you have given me. I guarded them, and not one of them has been lost except the son of destruction (apōleias | ἀπωλείας | gen sg fem), that the scripture might be fulfilled.
Acts 8:20 But Peter said to him, “May your silver go with you to destruction (apōleian | ἀπώλειαν | acc sg fem), because you thought you could obtain the gift of God with money!
Romans 9:22 What if God, willing to display his wrath and make known his power, has endured with great patience the objects of wrath prepared for destruction (apōleian | ἀπώλειαν | acc sg fem)?
Philippians 1:28 and are in no way frightened by your opponents. This is a sign of (apōleias | ἀπωλείας | gen sg fem) destruction (apōleias | ἀπωλείας | gen sg fem) for them, but of salvation for you — and that from God.
Philippians 3:19 Their end is destruction (apōleia | ἀπώλεια | nom sg fem), their god is the belly, and they glory in their shame. Their minds are set on earthly things.
2 Thessalonians 2:3 Let no one deceive you in any way; for that day will not come unless the rebellion comes first and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the son of destruction (apōleias | ἀπωλείας | gen sg fem),
1 Timothy 6:9 But those wishing to be rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful passions that plunge the people into ruin and destruction (apōleian | ἀπώλειαν | acc sg fem).
Hebrews 10:39 But we are not of those who shrink back and are lost (apōleian | ἀπώλειαν | acc sg fem), but are of those who are faithful and so preserve their soul.
2 Peter 2:1 But there were also false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will bring in destructive (apōleias | ἀπωλείας | gen sg fem) heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing on themselves swift destruction (apōleian | ἀπώλειαν | acc sg fem).
2 Peter 2:3 And in their greed they will exploit you with their fabricated stories. Their condemnation has not from ancient times been idle, nor has their destruction (apōleia | ἀπώλεια | nom sg fem) been sleeping.
2 Peter 3:7 But by the same word the present heavens and earth have been reserved for fire, kept for the day of judgment and destruction (apōleias | ἀπωλείας | gen sg fem) of ungodly men.
2 Peter 3:16 as he does in all his letters, speaking in them of these matters, in which are some things hard to understand, things that the ignorant and unstable distort to their own destruction (apōleian | ἀπώλειαν | acc sg fem), as they do the other scriptures.
Revelation 17:8 The beast that you saw was, and now is not, but is about to rise from the abyss and go to destruction (apōleian | ἀπώλειαν | acc sg fem). And those who dwell on the earth, whose names have not been written in the Book of Life from the foundation of the world, will be astounded when they see the beast, because he was and is not, but is to come.
Revelation 17:11 The beast that was, and now is not, is himself an eighth king, but also one of the seven, and is on his way to destruction (apōleian | ἀπώλειαν | acc sg fem).