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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To cut by striking repeatedly with a sharp instrument; to cut into pieces; to mince; -- often with up.

2. (v. t.) To sever or separate by one more blows of a sharp instrument; to divide; -- usually with off or down.

3. (v. t.) To seize or devour greedily; -- with up.

4. (v. i.) To make a quick strike, or repeated strokes, with an ax or other sharp instrument.

5. (v. i.) To do something suddenly with an unexpected motion; to catch or attempt to seize.

6. (v. i.) To interrupt; -- with in or out.

7. (v. i.) To barter or truck.

8. (v. i.) To exchange; substitute one thing for another.

9. (v. i.) To purchase by way of truck.

10. (v. i.) To vary or shift suddenly; as, the wind chops about.

11. (v. i.) To wrangle; to altercate; to bandy words.

12. (n.) A change; a vicissitude.

13. (v. t. & i.) To crack. See Chap, v. t. & i.

14. (n.) The act of chopping; a stroke.

15. (n.) A piece chopped off; a slice or small piece, especially of meat; as, a mutton chop.

16. (n.) A crack or cleft. See Chap.

17. (n.) A jaw of an animal; -- commonly in the pl. See Chops.

18. (n.) A movable jaw or cheek, as of a wooden vise.

19. (n.) The land at each side of the mouth of a river, harbor, or channel; as, East Chop or West Chop. See Chops.

20. (n.) Quality; brand; as, silk of the first chop.

21. (n.) A permit or clearance.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CHOP

(paras):

Figurative: This word, meaning "to cut in pieces," "to distribute," often translated "spread," is rendered "chop" in Micah 3:3, they "chop them in pieces, as for the pot," figuratively for the destruction of God's people through the cruel exactions of their rulers.

Greek
3990. pelekizo -- to cut off with an ax, esp. to behead
... to behead NASB Word Usage beheaded (1). behead. From a derivative of plesso (meaning
an axe); to chop off (the head), ie Truncate -- behead. see GREEK plesso. ...
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4297. prokope -- progress
... 4297 (from 4253 , "in front of" and 2875 , "cut, chop down") -- properly, (progress) --
literally, "advancement by whatever impedes progress"; furtherance. ...
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2875. kopto -- to cut (off), strike, by ext. to mourn
... cut down, strike. A primary verb; to "chop"; specially, to beat the breast in grief --
cut down, lament, mourn, (be-)wail. Compare the base of tomoteros. ...
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2629. katakopto -- to cut up
... Word Origin from kata and kopto Definition to cut up NASB Word Usage gashing (1).
cut. From kata and kopto; to chop down, ie Mangle -- cut. see GREEK kata. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6566. paras -- to spread out, spread
... root Definition to spread out, spread NASB Word Usage chop (1), dispersed (1), displays
(1), extended (2), extends (1), scattered (2), spread (47), spreading (3 ...
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1334. bathar -- to cut in two
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition to cut in two NASB Word Usage cut (2). divide.
A primitive root, to chop up -- divide. 1333, 1334. bathar. 1335 . ...
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7094. qatsab -- to cut off, shear
... cut down, shorn. A primitive root; to clip, or (generally) chop -- cut down,
shorn. 7093, 7094. qatsab. 7095 . Strong's Numbers.
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7112. qatsats -- cut off
... cut asunder, in pieces, in sunder, off, utmost. A primitive root; to chop off
(literally or figuratively) -- cut (asunder, in pieces, in sunder, off), X utmost. ...
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2686. chatsats -- to divide
... A primitive root (compare chatsah); properly, to chop into, pierce or sever;
hence, to curtail, to distribute (into ranks); as denom. ...
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2404. chatab -- to cut or gather wood
... cut down, hewer, polish. A primitive root; to chop or carve wood -- cut down,
hew(-er), polish. 2403b, 2404. chatab. 2405 . Strong's Numbers.
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1414. gedad -- to hew down
... Definition: down. Word Origin (Aramaic) corresponding to gadad Definition to
hew down NASB Word Usage chop down (2). hew down. (Aramaic ...
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Library

Science and the Savages
... Science can analyse a pork-chop, and say how much of it is phosphorus and how much
is protein; but science cannot analyse any man's wish for a pork-chop, and ...
//christianbookshelf.org/chesterton/heretics/xi science and the savages.htm

On Certain Modern Writers and the Institution of the Family
... to be a place where a man can have a noisy argument, and becomes more and more a
place where a man can have what is somewhat fantastically called a quiet chop. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/chesterton/heretics/xiv on certain modern writers.htm

The Sophistry which He Employs to Prove Our Acknowledgment that He ...
... of having won some case in the law courts. That man might chop the same
sort of logic. If a prize is the recognition and the crown ...
/.../gregory of nyssa dogmatic treatises etc/section 11 the sophistry which.htm

Fun and Mischief. His Little Cousin and the "Gnats. " the Aurora ...
... He had several buckets prepared to secure a large amount of honey. When we began
to chop, the bees began to roar, and our friend was frantic with delight. ...
/.../chapter iv fun and mischief.htm

The Races --A Letter
... nay, in the West Indies, laudable and even heroic, when played, as on the Savanna
here, under a noonday sun which feels hot enough to cook a mutton-chop. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/kingsley/at last/chapter xv the racesa letter.htm

Life Amongst the Upper Ten Thousand
... and, above all, the graceful, gay little ladies who manipulated the difficult, slippery
food with such a masterly command of their nimble chop-sticks. ...
/.../the fulfilment of a dream of pastor hsis/chapter xviii life amongst the.htm

Changed Conditions
... The exquisitely polished table was covered with a piece of white calico, a knife
and fork lay beside the chop-sticks, and last but not least, the Mandarin, to ...
/.../the fulfilment of a dream of pastor hsis/chapter xx changed conditions.htm

A Casket of Jewels
... A bowl and pair of chop-sticks is the sum total of the table requirements of each
girl; a cotton wadded quilt and a small, bran-stuffed pillow comprise her ...
/.../cable/the fulfilment of a dream of pastor hsis/chapter xxiii a casket of.htm

The American Experiments, 1734-1762.
... At Bethlehem the Brethren accounted it an honour to chop wood for the Master's sake;
and the fireman, said Spangenberg, felt his post as important "as if he ...
/.../hutton/history of the moravian church/chapter xiv the american experiments.htm

The Uses of the Law
... To use a common metaphor that the poor may thoroughly understand me, you
have run up a score at your chop. Well, you cannot pay it. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 3 1857/the uses of the law.htm

Thesaurus
Chop (5 Occurrences)
... 15. (n.) A piece chopped off; a slice or small piece, especially of meat; as, a
mutton chop. 16. ... 20. (n.) Quality; brand; as, silk of the first chop. 21. ...
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Choosing (6 Occurrences)

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Kettle (2 Occurrences)
... Micah 3:3 who also eat the flesh of my people, and flay their skin from off them,
and break their bones, and chop them in pieces, as for the pot, and as flesh ...
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Fetches (1 Occurrence)
... Deuteronomy 19:5 as when a man goes into the forest with his neighbor to chop wood,
and his hand fetches a stroke with the axe to cut down the tree, and the ...
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Flay (3 Occurrences)
... Micah 3:3 who also eat the flesh of my people, and flay their skin from off them,
and break their bones, and chop them in pieces, as for the pot, and as flesh ...
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Bill (9 Occurrences)
... of or beyond the fluke. 10. (vt) To work upon (as to dig, hoe, hack, or
chop anything) with a bill. 11. (n.) A declaration made ...
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Bottom (33 Occurrences)
... (2) qarqa', "soil," "pavement of tesserae" (Amos 9:3). (3) qetsebh, "cutting,"
"chop," "extremity" (Jonah 2:6, "the bottoms of the mountains"). ...
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Cauldron (8 Occurrences)
... Micah 3:3 and who eat the flesh of my people, and flay their skin from off them,
and break their bones, and chop them in pieces as for the pot, and as flesh ...
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Caldron (11 Occurrences)
... Micah 3:3 who also eat the flesh of my people, and flay their skin from off them,
and break their bones, and chop them in pieces, as for the pot, and as flesh ...
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Chopped (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Chop. Multi-Version Concordance
Chopped (3 Occurrences). 1 Samuel 6:14 The cart came into ...
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Concordance
Chop (5 Occurrences)

Deuteronomy 19:5
as when a man goes into the forest with his neighbor to chop wood, and his hand fetches a stroke with the axe to cut down the tree, and the head slips from the handle, and lights on his neighbor, so that he dies; he shall flee to one of these cities and live:
(WEB)

Deuteronomy 29:11
your little ones, your wives, and your foreigner who is in the midst of your camps, from the one who cuts your wood to the one who draws your water;
(See NAS NIV)

Daniel 4:14
He cried aloud, and said thus, Cut down the tree, and cut off its branches, shake off its leaves, and scatter its fruit: let the animals get away from under it, and the fowls from its branches.
(See NAS)

Daniel 4:23
Whereas the king saw a watcher and a holy one coming down from the sky, and saying, Cut down the tree, and destroy it; nevertheless leave the stump of its roots in the earth, even with a band of iron and brass, in the tender grass of the field, and let it be wet with the dew of the sky: and let his portion be with the animals of the field, until seven times pass over him;
(See NAS)

Micah 3:3
who also eat the flesh of my people, and flay their skin from off them, and break their bones, and chop them in pieces, as for the pot, and as flesh within the caldron.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

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Chop

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Kettle (2 Occurrences)

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Flay (3 Occurrences)

Bill (9 Occurrences)

Bottom (33 Occurrences)

Cauldron (8 Occurrences)

Caldron (11 Occurrences)

Chopped (3 Occurrences)

Ax (12 Occurrences)

Stroke (26 Occurrences)

Slips (6 Occurrences)

Hit (11 Occurrences)

Axe (19 Occurrences)

Hew (17 Occurrences)

Forest (67 Occurrences)

Dies (71 Occurrences)

Lights (71 Occurrences)

Pan (26 Occurrences)

Fly (33 Occurrences)

Flee (187 Occurrences)

Pot (46 Occurrences)

Neighbor (123 Occurrences)

Friend (139 Occurrences)

Handle (19 Occurrences)

Wood (226 Occurrences)

Bones (98 Occurrences)

Tree (245 Occurrences)

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