Word Summary
mashchith: ruin, destruction
Original Word: מַשְׁחִית
Transliteration: mashchith
Phonetic Spelling: (mash-kheeth')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: ruin, destruction
Meaning: destructive, destruction
Strong's Concordance
corruption, to destroying, destruction, trap, utterly

From shachath; destructive, i.e. (as noun) destruction, literally (specifically a snare) or figuratively (corruption) -- corruption, (to) destroy(-ing), destruction, trap, X utterly.

see HEBREW shachath


H4889. mashchith

מַשְׁחִיתnoun [masculine] ruin, destruction; — ׳מ‎ absolute Jeremiah 5:26 10t.; — physical destruction Ezekiel 5:16; 9:6; Ezekiel 21:36; 25:15; Exodus 12:13 (P), 2 Chronicles 20:23; 22:4; מ ׳בַּעַלProverbs 18:9 = destroyer; Daniel 10:8 (disfigurement); ׳הַרמֿJeremiah 51:25 (figurative of Babylonian as destroyer), in 2 Kings 23:13 = mountain of corruption (where bamoth were, southern end of Mt. of Olives, possibly adapted from הַרמִֿשְׁחָה‎ so HoffmZAW ii (1882), 175 Benz Kit Bur; ᵑ9mons offensionis).