Definitions

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  • n. The state of being incorrupt

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The condition or quality of being incorrupt or incorruptible; absence of, or exemption from, corruption.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The condition or quality of being incorrupt; absence of or exemption from corruption.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. characterized by integrity or probity

Etymologies

in- +‎ corruption (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Lord Jesus Christ in incorruption, who continue constant in their love to him, so as not to be corrupted out of it by any baits or seductions whatsoever, and whose love to him is uncorrupted by any opposite lust, or the love of any thing displeasing to him.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • And, therefore, since the Lord has power to infuse life into what He has fashioned, and since the flesh is capable of being quickened, what remains to prevent its participating in incorruption, which is a blissful and never-ending life granted by God?

    ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus

  • But no such thing shall inherit the heavenly regions; for this were for corruption to inherit incorruption, which is little better than a contradiction in terms.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • Gladly does He hunger that you may be fed; naked does He go that He may provide for you the materials for a garment of incorruption, yet not even so do you give up any of your own.

    Saints

  • Had the Fall not occurred, says Augustine, “[Adam] would not have been divested of his body, but would have been clothed upon with immortality and incorruption, that ‘mortality might have been swallowed up of life;’ that is, that he might have passed from the natural body into the spiritual body.”

    Augustine vs. Pelagius - Part One: Man, the Fall, and Original Sin | Heretical Ideas Magazine

  • Oh, everyone that thirsteth, do you seek incorruption, do you seek immortality, do you seek eternal life?

    Resurrection Sermon

  • Christ incorruption because he says in another Psalm thou wilt not allow thine holy one to see corruption and that very same, sure promise of David that was given to Christ is given to you extended through the Apostle Paul and the great word of God.

    Resurrection Sermon

  • Yea from the prophet Isaiah, through the Apostle Paul, now to all eternity that it is possible to present incorruption eternally in the human body because of the resurrection of Jesus Christ and is offered to you tonight as freely as a drink of water was ever offered.

    Resurrection Sermon

  • Sweet little Chaddy, that was so unlike him, but in his childlike purity and incorruption he knows . . .

    Jay's Journal

  • Their martyrdoms, and hers, attained incorruption in eternal life for their family and all Israel.

    Martyred mother with seven sons (4MACC): Apocrypha.

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