2506. kathairesis
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kathairesis: a pulling down
Original Word: καθαίρεσις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: kathairesis
Phonetic Spelling: (kath-ah'-ee-res-is)
Short Definition: taking down, destroying
Definition: taking down, razing, destroying.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 2506 kathaíresis (from 2507 /kathairéō) – demolition, i.e. taking down (apart) to destroy, raze. See 2507 (kathaireō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kathaireó
a pulling down
NASB Translation
destroying (1), destruction (1), tearing down (1).

STRONGS NT 2506: καθαίρεσις

καθαίρεσις, καθαιρεσεως, (καθαιρέω, which see), a pulling down, destruction, demolition: ὀχυρωμάτων (A. V. of strongholds), 2 Corinthians 10:4 (τῶν τειχῶν, Xenophon, Hell. 2, 2, 15; 5, 1, 35; Polybius 23, 7, 6; Diodorus excerpt. leg. 13; destructio murorum, Suetonius, Galba 12); εἰς οἰκοδομήν καί οὐκ εἰς καθαίρεσιν ὑμῶν, for building up (increasing) not for casting down (the extinction of) the godly, upright, blessed life you lead in fellowship with Christ (see οἰκοδομή, 1): 2 Corinthians 10:8; 2 Corinthians 13:10. (From Thucydides down.)

destruction, pulling down.

From kathaireo; demolition; figuratively, extinction -- destruction, pulling down.

see GREEK kathaireo

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