New Testament

APOLLUMI/ἀπόλλυμι: destroy

 APOLLUMI/ἀπόλλυμι (verb) 


  1. To cause or experience destruction: (active voice): ruin, destroy, (passive voice): perish, be ruined.
  2. To fail to obtain what one expects or anticipates, lose out on, lose.
  3. To lose something that one already has or be separated from a normal connection, lose, be lost.

All occurrences of APOLLUMI/ἀπόλλυμι in the NT:
Strong#: 622
Occurrences: 92

Matt 2:13Now when they returned, behold an angel of the Lord appears to Iōsēph in a dream saying: Having arisen, be taking the child and his mother, and be fleeing to Aiguptos, and be there until I say otherwise to you. For Herodēs is about to be seeking the child to destroy him.
Matt 5:29And if your right eye makes you stumble, pluck it out and throw it from you, for it is profitable to you that one of your parts perish and not your whole body be thrown into Gehenna.
Matt 5:30And if your right hand makes you stumble, cut it off and throw it from you, for it is profitable to you that one of your parts perish and not your whole body be thrown into Gehenna.
Matt 8:25And having come they roused him saying: Lord, save us, we are perishing.
Matt 9:17No one puts new wine into old skins, lest the skins be burst, and the wine run out and the skins be ruined. Rather they put new wine into new skins and both will be preserved.
Matt 10:6But be going instead to the lost sheep of the house of Israēl.
Matt 10:28And do not fear those killing the body but unable to kill the psuchē-life, but fear rather the one able to destroy both body and psuchē-life in Gehenna.
Matt 10:39The one finding his psuchē-life shall lose it, and the one losing his psuchē-life because of me will find it.
Matt 10:42And whoever gives only a glass of cold water to one of these little ones in the name of a disciple, truly I say to you, he shall not lose his wages.
Matt 12:14But when they came out the Pharisees took council against him how they may destroy him.
Matt 15:24But answering he said: I was not sent except to the lost sheep of Israēl.
Matt 16:25For whoever wishes to save his psuchē-life will lose it, and whoever loses his psuchē-life because of me will find it.
Matt 18:11For the son of humanity came to save the lost.
Matt 18:14Thus it is not a wish before your father in the heavens that one of these little ones be lost.
Matt 21:41They say to him: He will badly destroy those bad ones, and he will lease the vineyard to other vinedressers, who give him the fruits in their own seasons.
Matt 22:7And the king was angered, and sending his troops he destroyed those murderers and burned their city.
Matt 26:52Then Iēsous says to him: Put away your sword from this place, for all who take the sword are destroyed by the sword.
Matt 27:20But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds that they should ask for Barabbas and destroy Iēsous.
Mark 1:24saying: What is in common to us and to you, Iēsous the Nazarene? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are, the holy one of God!
Mark 2:22And no one throws new wine into old skins; but if not, the new will rend the skins and the wine pour out and the skins perish. But one throws new wine into fresh skins.
Mark 3:6And straightway the Pharisees having gone out with the Herodēsians were giving counsel against him, how they may destroy him.
Mark 4:38And he himself was in the stern upon the cushion sleeping. And they rouse him and say to him: Teacher, is it of no concern to you that we are perishing?
Mark 8:35For whoever would save his psuchē-life will lose it, but whoever loses his psuchē-life because of me and the gospel will save it.
Mark 9:22And often even into fire he threw him and into the waters in order that he should destroy him; but if you are able, help him, having had compassion upon him.
Mark 9:41For whoever give you a cup of water in my name, because you are of Christ, truly I say to you that he will not lose his reward.
Mark 11:18And the chief priests and the scribes heard, and were seeking how they may destroy him; but they were fearing him, for all the crowd was being astounded by his teaching.
Mark 12:9What will the lord of the vineyard do? He will come and destroy those vinedressers, and will give the vineyard to others.
Luke 4:34Yikes! What is to you and to us, Iēsous Nazarene? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are: the holy one of God.
Luke 5:37And no one places new wine into old skins, otherwise the new wine will tear the skins, and it will spill out and the skins will be ruined.
Luke 6:9So Iēsous said to them: I ask you if it is allowed on the Sabbath to do good or to do evil, to save a psuchē-life or to destroy it?
Luke 8:24So coming to him they aroused him saying: Master, master, we are perishing. But having arisen he rebuked the wind and the rough water, and they ceased, and it became calm.
Luke 9:24For whoever wishes to save his psuchē-life will lose it, but whoever loses his psuchē-life because of me, this one will save it.
Luke 9:25For what does it profit a person having gained the whole world but having lost or forfeited himself?
Luke 9:55And having turned he rebuked them.
Luke 11:51from the blood of Habel until the blood of Zacharius, the one destroyed between the altar and the house. Yes, I say to you, it will be required from this generation.
Luke 13:3No, I say to you, but if you do not repent, you will all likewise perish.
Luke 13:5No, I say to you, but if you do not repent, you will all likewise perish.
Luke 13:33Nevertheless I must go [on my way] today and tomorrow and the next day, for it cannot be that a prophet should perish away from Hierosoluma.
Luke 15:4What person among you having a hundred sheep and having lost of them one does not leave the ninety nine in the wilderness and proceed to the lost until he find it?
Luke 15:6and having come to his house he calls together his friends and his neighbors, saying to them: Rejoice with me, for I found my sheep that was lost.
Luke 15:8Or a certain woman having ten drachmas, if she lose one drachma, does she not light a lamp and sweep the house and seek diligently until it be found?
Luke 15:9And having found it she calls together her friends and neighbors saying: Rejoice with me, for I found the drachma that was lost.
Luke 15:17But coming to himself he said: How many servants of my father have abundance of bread, but I am perishing here in a famine.
Luke 15:24For this my son was dead and is alive again, was lost and is found. And he began to be making merry.
Luke 15:32But it was necessary to make merry and rejoice, for this your brother was dead and has returned to zōē-life, and was lost and is found.
Luke 17:27They were eating, were drinking, were marrying, were being given in marriage, until which day Noah entered the ark, and the cataclysm came and all perished.
Luke 17:29but in the day Lot departed from Sodoma, fire and brimstone rained from heaven and all perished.
Luke 17:33But whoever seeks to save his psuchē-life will lose it, and whoever loses it will make it zōē-alive.
Luke 19:10For the son of humanity came to seek and to deliver the perished.
Luke 19:47And he was teaching each day in the temple. But the chief-priests and the scribes and the first of the people were seeking to destroy him.
Luke 20:16He will come and will destroy those farmers, and will give the vineyard to others. /
Luke 21:18And a hair on your head they will not destroy.
John 3:15so that everyone believing in him may be having zōē-life eternal.
John 3:16For God thus agapē-loved the world: so that he gave his only-begotten son, so that everyone believing in him not perish but be having zōē-life eternal.
John 6:12Now when they were filled, he says to his disciples: Gather the excess fragments, in order that none be lost.
John 6:27Be working not for the perishing food, but for the food abiding to zōē-life eternal, which the son of humanity will give to you; for God the Father has sealed this one.
John 6:39This is the will of the one having sent me, that of all he has given me I not lose any of it, but raise it up in the last day.
John 10:10The thief does not come except in order that he steal and slaughter and destroy. I came in order that they have zōē-life and have it exceedingly.
John 10:28and I give them zōē-life eternal, and they will not perish to eternity, and no one will seize them from my hand.
John 11:50nor consider that it profits you that one person die in behalf of the people and the whole nation not perish.
John 12:25The one philia-loving his psuchē-life will lose it, and the one hating his psuchē-life in this world will guard it to zōē-life eternal.
John 17:12When I was with them, I was keeping them in your name that you have given me, and I guarded them and no one of them was destroyed except the son of destruction, in order that the Scripture be fulfilled.
John 18:9in order that the word be fulfilled that said that: Whom you have given me, I will lose of them not one.
John 18:14Now Kaiaphas was the one having advised the Jews that it is profitable that one person die in behalf of the people.
Acts 5:37After this arose Ioudas the Galilaiaan in the days of the census and mislead the people after him, and that one perished, and all as many as were persuaded to him were scattered.
Rom 2:12For as many as sin without the law, they will also be released without the law; and as many as sin in the law, they will be judged through the law —
Rom 14:15For if through food your brother is pained, you no longer walk according to agapē-love. Be not ruining that brother with your food, in whose behalf Christ died.
1Cor 1:18For the word of the cross to those perishing is foolishness, but to us being saved it is the power of God.
1Cor 1:19For it is written: I will ruin the wisdom of the wise, And will set aside the insight of the intelligent.
1Cor 8:11For the one being weak will be ruined by your knowledge, the brother in whose behalf Christ died.
1Cor 10:9Neither let us test the Lord, just as some of them tested him and they perished by the snakes.
1Cor 10:10Neither be grumbling, just as some of them grumbled, and they were destroyed by the destroyer.
1Cor 15:18Therefore also those having fallen asleep in Christ have perished.
2Cor 2:15For we are the fragrance of Christ to God among those being saved and among those perishing,
2Cor 4:3But if our good-news is hidden, it is hidden from those perishing,
2Cor 4:9being persecuted, but not being forsaken, being struck down but not perishing,
2Thes 2:10and in all deception of unjustness to those perishing, because they did not receive the agapē-love of truth to the end that they be saved.
Heb 1:11They will pass away, but you will remain, And all as a garment will grow old,
Jam 1:11For the sun rose with burning heat and withered the grass, and its flower fell off and the comeliness of its appearance perished. Thus also the wealthy one in his going will waste away.
Jam 4:12There is one lawgiver and judge, the one able to save and to destroy; but who are you, the one judging his neighbor?
1Pet 1:7in order that the genuineness of your faith more valuable than gold which perishes, though tested by fire, be found to approval and glory and honor in the revelation of Iēsous Christ,
2Pet 3:6by which the world that then was destroyed having been deluged,
2Pet 3:9The Lord is not slow concerning his promise, as some consider slowness, but is long-suffering towards us, not intending any to perish, but all to reach repentance.
2John 1:8Be looking to yourselves, in order that you not ruin what we have worked, but that we receive a full reward.
Jude 1:5So I intend to remind you, you who once knew everything, that the Lord having saved the people from the land of Aiguptos the second time destroyed those not having believed.
Jude 1:11Woe to them, for they have proceeded in the way of Cain, and have abandoned themselves to the deception of Balaam’s reward, and have perished in the rebellion of Korah.

 APOLLUŌN/Ἀπολλύων (noun) 


  1. Apollyon, the Destroyer. See the Semantic Domain: Devil/Satan

All occurrences of APOLLUŌN/Ἀπολλύων in the NT:
Strong#: 623
Occurrences: 1

Rev 9:11And they have a king over them, the angel of the abyss, his name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in Greek he has the name Apollyon.

 APŌLEIA/ἀπώλεια (noun) 


  1. the destruction that one causes, destruction, waste
  2. the destruction that one experiences, annihilation both complete and in process, ruin

All occurrences of APŌLEIA/ἀπώλεια in the NT:
Strong#: 684
Occurrences: 20

Matt 7:13Enter in through the narrow gate, for wide is the gate and broad is the road leading to destruction, and many are those entering through it.
Matt 26:8But when the disciples saw they were indignant saying: Why this waste?
Mark 14:4Now some were indignant to themselves: For what is this waste of ointment come to pass?
John 17:12When I was with them, I was keeping them in your name that you have given me, and I guarded them and no one of them was destroyed except the son of destruction, in order that the Scripture be fulfilled.
Acts 8:20But Petros said to him: Your silver might be with you to destruction, because of your having thought the gift of God to be acquired through money.
Acts 25:16to whom I answered that: It is not a custom for Romans to be granting any person, until the one being accused might have his accusers before his face, and might receive place of defense concerning the charges.
Rom 9:22But what if God, wishing to reveal his wrath and make known his power, has endured, in much long-suffering, vessels of wrath prepared for destruction,
Phil 1:28and being frightened in nothing by your enemies, which is to them evidence of their destruction, but of your salvation, and this from God.
Phil 3:19of whom the end is destruction, whose God is the belly and whose glory is their shame, being minded of earthly things.
2Thes 2:3Let no one deceive you in any manner, for that day shall not come unless the apostasy first come and the person of sin be revealed, the son of destruction,
1Tim 6:9But those intending to be being wealthy fall into a test and snare and many mindless and harmful lusts, which plunge people into ruin and destruction.
Heb 10:39But we are not of withdrawing to destruction, but of faith to preserving of the psuchē-life.
2Pet 2:1But there came to be false-prophets among the people, as there will also be false-prophets among you, who will secretly bring in destructive dissensions, and denying the master having bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction,
2Pet 2:2and will follow their debauchery, because of whom the way of truth will be slandered.
2Pet 2:3And in greediness they will exploit you with made-up words, to whom the judgment will not long be idle, and their destruction does not slumber.
2Pet 3:7but the heavens and the earth which now are stored up by the same word, being kept for fire in the day of judgment and destruction of impious people.
2Pet 3:16as also in all his letters, speaking in them concerning these things in which are some things hard to understand, which the unlearned and unstable turn, as also the rest of the scriptures to their own destruction.
Rev 17:8The wild-beast, which you saw, was and is not, and is about to be ascending from the abyss, and he goes to destruction. And those dwelling upon the land will marvel, whose names are not written in the scroll of zōē-life from the foundation of the world, seeing the beast that was and is not and is present.
Rev 17:11And the wild-beast who was and is not, he himself is the eighth, and is from the seven and goes to destruction.