Word Summary
aphthartos: undecaying, imperishable
Original Word: ἄφθαρτος
Transliteration: aphthartos
Phonetic Spelling: (af'-thar-tos)
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: undecaying, imperishable
Meaning: undecaying, imperishable
Strong's Concordance
incorruptible, immortal.

From a (as a negative particle) and a derivative of phtheiro; undecaying (in essence or continuance) -- not (in-, un-)corruptible, immortal.

see GREEK a

see GREEK phtheiro

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 862: ἄφθαρτος

ἄφθαρτος, ἄφθαρτον (φθείρω), uncorrupted, not liable to corruption or decay, imperishable: of things, 1 Corinthians 9:25; 1 Peter 1:4, 23; 1 Peter 3:4; (ἄφθαρτος κήρυγμα τῆς αἰωνίου σωτηρίας, Mark 16 WH in (rejected) 'Shorter Conclusion'). immortal: of the risen dead, 1 Corinthians 15:52; of God, Romans 1:23; 1 Timothy 1:17. (Wis. 12:1 Wis. 18:4. (Aristotle), Plutarch, Lucian, others. (Cf. Trench, § lxviii.).)

STRONGS NT 862b: ἀφθορίαἀφθορία, ἀφθοριας, (ἄφθορος uncorrupted, from φθείρω), uncorruptness: Titus 2:7 L T Tr WH; see ἀδιαφθορία.