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Greek Word Study: diaphthorá (dee-af-thor-ah')

From Strong's Greek Dictionary G1312: διαφθορά diaphthorá, pronounced: dee-af-thor-ah', which means, "decay". KJV Translation(s):--corruption. The KJV NT Used G1312 6 Times, each time referring to the decay that happens to the human body sometime after death. Here are the the only six references to "diaphthorá", which are all in the book of Acts:

According to the Bible, how long does it take after death for the dead body to see corruption(decay)? 

Now, what would be the cause of the body of Lazarus to stink? It must have started to decay. In other words, his body was "seeing" corruption - decay - diaphthorá. How long did it take? No more than "four days." So, if Jesus had been dead four days, or more, would His flesh have seen corruption? Yes. Some might now be thinking, "Sid! Why does this matter?" That would be a good question. The answer is that there are many who think that Jesus was dead for four, or more days. But, from this study, we see that this is impossible. For more detail on the timing of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus, see => http://sidnash.org/docs/TimingJesusD&R.html

Desiring to live by every word that comes from the mouth of Jehovah (Deut8:3; Matt4:4)

-Sid Nash: 08/26/2023. Latest version: http://sidnash.org/BibleWords/diaphthora.html