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Strong's #1266 - διαμερίζω

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G1223) and (G3307)
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  1. to cleave asunder, cut in pieces
  2. to be divided into opposing parts, to be at variance, in dissension
  3. to distribute
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2505 ‑ חָלַק (khaw‑lak');  5157 ‑ נָחַל (naw‑khal');  6385 ‑ פָּלַג (paw‑lag');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


I divide, Pl. Phlb. 15e; distribute, τὸ ἐπιβάλλον Corn. ND 27; τοὺς πόνους εἰς ἅπαν τὸ σῶμα Arist. Pr. 885a18: Pass., to be cut up, Pl. Lg. 849d.

II part, separate, Men. 883: Med., divide or part among themselves, Matthew 27:35; πρὸς ἑαυτούς PAmh. 2.152.18 (v/vi A.D.): Pass., to be set at variance, Luke 12:52-53.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

διαμερίζω: imperfect διεμέριζον; 1 aorist imperative 2 person plural διαμερίσατε; passive (present διαμερίζομαι); perfect participle διαμεμερισμενος; 1 aorist διεμερίσθην; future διαμερισθήσομαι; (middle, present διαμερίζομαι; 1 aorist διεμερισαμην); to divide;

1. to cleave asunder, cut in pieces: ζῷα διαμερισθενα namely, by the butcher, Plato, legg. 8, p. 849 d.; according to a use peculiar to Luke in the passive, to be divided into opposing parts, to be at variance, in dissension: ἐπί τινα, against one, Luke 11:17f; ἐπί τίνι, f.

2. to distribute (Plato, polit., p. 289 c.; in the Sept. chiefly for חָלַק): τί, Mark 15:24 Rec.; τί τίνι, Luke 22:17 (where L T Tr WH εἰς ἑαυτούς for R G ἑαυτοῖς); Acts 2:45; passive Acts 2:3; middle to distribute among themselves: τί, Matthew 27:35; Mark 15:24 G L T Tr WH; Luke 23:34; with ἑαυτοῖς added (Matthew 27:35 Rec.); John 19:24 from Psalm 21:19 ().

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

δια -μερίζω ,

[in LXX chiefly for H2505 pi.;]

1. to distribute: c. dat. pers., Acts 2:45; seq. εἰς , Luke 22:17, pass., Acts 2:3. Mid, to distribute among themselves: Matthew 27:35, Mark 15:24, Luke 23:34; with redundant ἑαυτοῖς , John 19:24 (LXX) (v. M, Pr., 157).

2. to divide, separate: pass., seq. ἐπί , c. acc, Luke 11:17-18; ἐπί , c. dat., Luke 12:52-53

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For διαμερίζω εἰς, as Luke 22:17, cf. P Lond 982.4 (iv/A.D.) (= III. p. 242) διεμερίσα [μεν ε ]ι ̣ς ̣ ε ̣̈̀αυτούς.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
διαμεμερισμενοι διαμεμερισμένοι διαμεριειτε διαμεριζομεναι διαμεριζόμεναι διαμεριζομενοι διαμεριζόμενοι διαμερίζοντα διαμεριζονται διαμερίζονται διαμερισατε διαμερίσατε διαμερισθεισα διαμερισθείσα διαμερισθεῖσα διαμερισθήσεται διαμερισθησονται διαμερισθήσονται διαμέρισον διαμεριώ διεμέριζεν διεμεριζον διεμέριζον διεμερίζονται διεμέρισαν διεμερισαντο διεμερίσαντο διεμέρισας διεμέρισε διεμερισθη διεμερίσθη διεμερίσθησαν diamemerismenoi diamemerisménoi diamerisate diamerísate diameristheisa diameristheîsa diameristhesontai diameristhēsontai diameristhḗsontai diamerizomenai diamerizómenai diamerizomenoi diamerizómenoi diamerizontai diamerízontai diemerisanto diemerísanto diemeristhe diemeristhē diemerísthe diemerísthē diemerizon diemérizon
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