4978. schisma
Strong's Concordance
schisma: a split, fig. division
Original Word: σχίσμα, ατος, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: schisma
Phonetic Spelling: (skhis'-mah)
Definition: a split, division
Usage: a rent, as in a garment; a division, dissention.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from schizó
a split, fig. division
NASB Translation
division (4), divisions (2), tear (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4978: σχίσμα

σχίσμα, σχισματος, τό (σχίζω), a cleft, rent;

a. properly, a rent: Matthew 9:16; Mark 2:21 (Aristotle, Theophrastus).

b. metaphorically, a division, dissension: John 7:43; John 9:16; John 10:19; 1 Corinthians 1:10; 1 Corinthians 11:18; 1 Corinthians 12:25 (ecclesiastical writings (Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 2, 6 [ET], etc.; 'Teaching' 4, 3 [ET]; etc.)). (Cf. references under the word αἵρεσις, 5.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
division, schism.

From schizo; a split or gap ("schism"), literally or figuratively -- division, rent, schism.

see GREEK schizo

Forms and Transliterations
σχισμα σχίσμα σχισμάς σχισματα σχίσματα σχιστόν schisma schísma schismata schísmata
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 9:16 N-NNS
GRK: καὶ χεῖρον σχίσμα γίνεται
NAS: and a worse tear results.
KJV: and the rent is made
INT: and a worse tear takes place

Mark 2:21 N-NNS
GRK: καὶ χεῖρον σχίσμα γίνεται
NAS: and a worse tear results.
KJV: the old, and the rent is made worse.
INT: And worse a tear takes place

John 7:43 N-NNS
GRK: σχίσμα οὖν ἐγένετο
NAS: So a division occurred in the crowd
KJV: there was a division among
INT: A division therefore occurred

John 9:16 N-NNS
GRK: ποιεῖν καὶ σχίσμα ἦν ἐν
NAS: signs? And there was a division among
KJV: And there was a division among them.
INT: do And a division was among

John 10:19 N-NNS
GRK: Σχίσμα πάλιν ἐγένετο
NAS: A division occurred again
KJV: There was a division therefore again
INT: A division again there was

1 Corinthians 1:10 N-NNP
GRK: ἐν ὑμῖν σχίσματα ἦτε δὲ
NAS: and that there be no divisions among
KJV: no divisions among
INT: among you divisions you be moreover

1 Corinthians 11:18 N-ANP
GRK: ἐκκλησίᾳ ἀκούω σχίσματα ἐν ὑμῖν
NAS: I hear that divisions exist
KJV: that there be divisions among
INT: church I hear divisions among you

1 Corinthians 12:25 N-NNS
GRK: μὴ ᾖ σχίσμα ἐν τῷ
NAS: that there may be no division in the body,
KJV: there should be no schism in the body;
INT: not there might be division in the

Strong's Greek 4978
8 Occurrences

σχίσμα — 6 Occ.
σχίσματα — 2 Occ.

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