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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #1293 - διαστολή

Word Origin:
from (1291)
Parts of Speech:
Noun Feminine
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a distinction, difference
    1. of the different sounds musical instruments make
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2708 ‑ חֻקָּה (khook‑kaw');   4008 ‑ מִבְטָא (mib‑taw');   6304 ‑ פְּדֻת (ped‑ooth', ped‑ooth');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

διαστολ-ή, ἡ,



1. drawing asunder, dilatation, of the lungs, Arist. Aud. 800a35; of the heart, Gal. 2.597; of the pulse, Id. 8.736, al.; δ. χειλέων parting of the lips, i.e. utterance, LXX Numbers 30:7. separation, Thphr. CP 3.16.3; notch or nick, Plu. Cic. 1; boundary, fence, Tab.Heracl. 2.46; fencing off, τῆς γῆς PAmh. 2.40.25 (ii B. C.).

2. distinction, Chrysipp.Stoic. 2.158, LXX Exodus 8:23, Epicur. Nat. 28.7, Phld. Piet. 123, Romans 3:22; ἁγίων καὶ βεβήλων Ph. 2.159; μετὰ διαστολῆς προενεχθέντα with discrimination, Demetr.Lac. 1014.48 F.; detailed statement or explanation, Plb. 1.15.6; ἀξίους μνήμης καὶ δ. Id. 16.14.2, cf. SIG 284.11 (Chios), Apollon.Cit. 3; specification of items in an account, PRyl. 65.17 (i B. C.); article in a contract, etc., PTheb.Bank 6.8, 7.7.

3. command, injunction, order, LXX Numbers 19:2, al., PTeb. 24.45 (ii B.C.), etc.

4. payment, BGU 485.26, PTeb. 363.1 (ii A. D.).

II Gramm., comma (as in ὅ, τι), D.T. 629.

1. distinction, γενῶν A.D. Pron. 11.28,al. opposition, πρός τι ib. 41.24.

2. in Music, distinctness, of notes, 1 Corinthians 14:7.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 διαστολή, διαστολῆς, (διαστέλλω, cf. ἀνατολή), a distinction, difference: Romans 3:22; Romans 10:12; of the difference of the sounds made by musical instruments, 1 Corinthians 14:7. (( Aristotle, Theophrastus), Polybius, Plutarch, others.)

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διαστολη διαστολή διαστολὴ διαστολην διαστολήν διαστολὴν diastole diastolē diastolḗ diastolḕ diastolen diastolēn diastolḕn
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