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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

In Job 26:6, 28:22 (Heb. abaddon) is sheol, the realm of the dead.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. The act of destroying; demolition; a pulling down; subversion; ruin, by whatever means; as the destruction of buildings, or of towns. destruction consists in the annihilation of the form of any theing; that form of parts which constitues it what it is; as the destruction of grass or herbage by eating; of a forest, by cutting down the trees; or it denotes a total annihilation; as the destruction of a particular government; the destruction of happiness.

2. Death; murder; slaughter; massacre.

There was a deadly destruction throughout all the city. 1 Samuel 5:9.

3. Ruin.

DESTRUCTION and misery are in their ways. Romans 3:16.

4. Eternal death.

Broad is the way that leadeth to destruction Matthew 7:13.

5. Cause of destruction; a consuming plague; a destroyer.

The destruction that wasteth at noon-day. Psalms 91:6.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Destruction, City of

(Isaiah 19:18; Heb. Ir-ha-Heres, "city of overthrow," because of the evidence it would present of the overthrow of heathenism), the ideal title of On or Heliopolis (q.v.).