1371. dichotomeó
Strong's Concordance
dichotomeó: to cut in two, cut asunder
Original Word: διχοτομέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: dichotomeó
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-khot-om-eh'-o)
Short Definition: I cut in two, scourge severely
Definition: I cut in two, perhaps: scourge severely.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as dichazó and temnó (to cut)
Definition
to cut in two, cut asunder
NASB Translation
cut...in pieces (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1371: διχοτομέω

διχοτομέω, διχοτόμω: future διχοτομήσω; (διχότομος cutting in two); to cut into two parts (Exodus 29:17): Matthew 24:51; Luke 12:46 — in these passages many suppose reference to be made to that most cruel mode of punishment, in use among the Hebrews (1 Samuel 15:33) and other ancient nations (see Winers RWB under the word Lebensstrafen; (B. D. under the word , III. b. 3; especially Wetstein on Matthew, the passage cited)), by which criminals and captives were cut in two. But in the text the words which follow, and which imply that the one thus 'cut asunder' is still surviving, oppose this interpretation; so that here the word is more fitly translated cut up by scourging, scourge severely, (but see Meyer on Matthew, the passage cited). (Occasionally in Greek writings from Plato down.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
cut, flog.

From a compound of a derivative of dis and a derivative of temno (to cut); to bisect, i.e. (by extension) to flog severely -- cut asunder (in sunder).

see GREEK dis

Forms and Transliterations
διχοτόμημα διχοτομήματα διχοτομημάτων διχοτομησει διχοτομήσει διχοτομήσεις δίψα δίψαν δίψη δίψης dichotomesei dichotomēsei dichotomḗsei
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Strong's Greek 1371
2 Occurrences


διχοτομήσει — 2 Occ.

Matthew 24:51 V-FIA-3S
GRK: καὶ διχοτομήσει αὐτὸν καὶ
NAS: and will cut him in pieces and assign
KJV: shall cut him asunder, and appoint
INT: and will cut in pieces him and

Luke 12:46 V-FIA-3S
GRK: γινώσκει καὶ διχοτομήσει αὐτὸν καὶ
NAS: he does not know, and will cut him in pieces, and assign
KJV: him in sunder, and
INT: he knows and will cut in two him and

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