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Strong's #4249 - πρίζω

Root Word (Etymology)
a strengthened form of a primary prio (to saw)
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  1. to saw, to cut in two with a saw
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


= πρίω, saw, Pl. Thg. 124b (s.v.l.), D.S. 4.76, Heliod. ap. Orib. 47.14.3: impf. ἔπριζον LXX Amos 1:3 .

II file, ῥίνῃ πρίζειν Gal. 12.848 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πρίζω (or πρίω, which see): 1 aorist passive ἐπρίσθην; to saw, to cut in two with a saw: Hebrews 11:37. To be 'sawn asunder' was a kind of punishment among the Hebrews (2 Samuel 12:31; 1 Chronicles 20:3), which according to ancient tradition was inflicted on the prophet Isaiah; cf. Winers RWB, under the word Säge; Roskoff in Schenkel 5:135; (B. D., under the word ). (Amos 1:3; Susanna 59; Plato, Theag., p. 124 b. and frequent in later writings.)

STRONGS NT 4249: πρίω πρίω, see πρίζω. (Compare: διαπρίω.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament


= πρίω ,

[in LXX: Amos 1:3, Da TH Su 1:59 *;]

to saw, saw asunder (= Papyri δίχα , Thuc., iv, 100): pass, Hebrews 11:37 (cf. δια -πρίω ).†

πρίω , see πρίζω .

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
έπριζον επρισθησαν επρίσθησαν ἐπρίσθησαν epristhesan epristhēsan eprísthesan eprísthēsan
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