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Strong's #1284 - διαῤῥήσσω

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from (G1223) and (G4486)
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  1. to break asunder, burst through, rend asunder
  2. to rend, which was done by the Jews to their clothes in cases of extreme indignation or in deep grief
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 7121 ‑ קָרָא (kaw‑raw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


= διαρρήγνυμι, Babr. 38.7, Luke 8:29, Artem. 4 Praef.: Pass., Ps.-Callisth. 1.46.


break through, Hom. only in Med., διά τε ῥήξασθαι ἐπάλξεις Il. 12.308; διαρρήξασα χαλινόν having broken the bridle asunder, Thgn. 259; μόγις ἂν.. διαρρήξειας [τὴν κεφαλήν ] Hdt. 3.12; πλευρὰν διαρρήξαντα.. φασγάνῳ having cloven it, S. Aj. 834; δ. τὰς χορδάς Pl. Phd. 86a: Pass., burst, as with eating, X. Cyr. 8.2.21, Anaxil. 25, Phoenicid. 3, etc.; δ. μυρίων ἀγαθῶν Men. 10D.; with passion, διαρραγήσομαι Ar. Eq. 340; ὑπὸ φθόνου Luc. Tim. 40; οὐδ' ἂν σὺ διαρραγῇς ψευδόμενος D. 18.21, cf. 87; διαρραγείης, as a curse, 'split you!' Ar. Av. 2, etc.: pf. διέρρωγα to be broken or torn, διερρωγυιῶν τῶν χορδῶν Pl. Phd. l. c.; ἀκεσαμένη τὸ διερρωγός Arist. HA 623a18; ὑπόδημα δ. Plu. 2.82b: later pf. part. Pass. διερρηγμένος Jul. Or. 2.64c.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

διαρρήγνυμι and διαρρήσσω (Luke 8:29 (R G; see below)); 1 aorist διέρρηξα; imperfect passive 3 person singular διερρήγνυτο (Luke 5:6, where Lachmann text διερηγνυτο and T Tr WH διερησσετο (L marginal reading διερρήσσετο), also L T Tr WH διαρησσων in Luke 8:29; (WH have διερηξεν in Matthew 26:65, and διαρηξας in Mark 14:68; see their Appendix, p. 163. and under the word P, π)); to break asunder, burst through, rend asunder: τά δεσμά, Luke 8:29; τό δίκτυον, passive, Luke 5:6; τά ἱμάτια, χιτῶνας, to rend, which was done by the Jews in extreme indignation or in deep grief (cf. B. D. under the word , 4): Matthew 26:65; Mark 14:63; Acts 14:14, cf. Genesis 37:29, 34, etc.; 1 Macc. 11:71; Josephus, b. j. 2, 15, 4. (the Sept. (Homer), Sophocles, Xenophon, subsequent writings.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

δια -ρήσσω

(so WH, exc. Ac, l.c.),

δια -ρρήσσω

(poetic and late form of διαρρήγνυμι ),

[in LXX chiefly for H7121;]

to break asunder, burst, rend: δεσμά , Luke 8:29; pass., δίκτυα , Luke 5:6; ἱμάτια , χιτῶνας , in grief or anger (as Genesis 37:29, al.), Matthew 26:65, Acts 14:14, Mark 14:63.†

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

P Lips I. 37.19 (A.D. 389) τὴν ἐπικιμένην α [ὐτοῦ ἐ ]σθῆτα διαρ [ ]ξαντες ἀφ [εί ]λαντ [ο.


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
διαρηξας διαρήξας διαρησσων διαρήσσων διαρραγήσονται διαρραγώσιν διαρρήξαί διαρρηξαντες διαρρήξαντες διαρρήξας διαρρήξασα διαρρήξατε διαρρήξει διαρρήξεις διαρρήξετε διαρρήξω διαρρήξωμεν διαρρήσσων διαρριπτούνται διαρρίψατε διαρτηθήναι διασαλεύθητι διερηξεν διέρηξεν διερησσετο διερήσσετο διερράγησαν διερρηγμένα διερρήγνυντο διερρήγνυτο διέρρηξα διερρήξαν διέρρηξαν διέρρηξας διέρρηξε διέρρηξεν διερρήσσετο διερρηχότες διερρηχώς διερρωγότα διήρτισαι διηρτίσμεθα diarresson diarrēssōn diarrḗsson diarrḗssōn diarrexantes diarrēxantes diarrḗxantes diarrexas diarrēxas diarrḗxas dierresseto dierrēsseto dierrḗsseto dierrexen dierrēxen diérrexen diérrēxen
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