καθαίρεσις

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
καθαίρεσις, εως, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
kathairesis
Simplified transliteration: 
kathairesis
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2506
GK Number: 
2746
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3e(5b)
Gloss: 
tearing down, demolishment, destruction
Definition: 
tearing down, destruction, 2 Cor. 10:4, 8; 13:10*

Greek-English Concordance for

2 Corinthians 10:4 for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but are empowered by God for tearing (kathairesin | καθαίρεσιν | acc sg fem) down strongholds. We tear down arguments
2 Corinthians 10:8 For even if I boast about it, and more than that, about the authority which the Lord gave us for building you up and not for tearing (kathairesin | καθαίρεσιν | acc sg fem) you down (kathairesin | καθαίρεσιν | acc sg fem), I will not be ashamed.
2 Corinthians 13:10 Therefore I write these things while I am absent, so that when I am present I may not have to treat you harshly according to the authority which the Lord gave me for building up and not tearing down (kathairesin | καθαίρεσιν | acc sg fem).