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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4977 - σχίζω

Transliteration
schízō
Phonetics
skhid'-zo
Origin
apparently a primary verb
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
7:959,1130
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to cleave, cleave asunder, rend
  2. to divide by rending
  3. to split into factions, be divided
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1234 ‑ בָּקַע (baw‑kah');  7121 ‑ קָרָא (kaw‑raw');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (11)
Matthew
2
Mark
2
Luke
2
John
3
Acts
2
NAS (11)
Matthew
2
Mark
2
Luke
3
John
2
Acts
2
HCS (11)
Matthew
2
Mark
2
Luke
3
John
2
Acts
2
BSB (11)
Matthew
2
Mark
2
Luke
3
John
2
Acts
2
ESV (8)
Matthew
2
Mark
2
Luke
1
John
1
Acts
2
WEB (12)
Matthew
2
Mark
2
Luke
2
John
4
Acts
2
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σχίζω,

Hdt. 2.17, S. El. 99 (anap.), etc.: poet. impf. σχίζον Pi. P. 4.228: fut. σχίσω LXX Su. 55: aor. ἔσχισα Od. 4.507 (ἀπο-), h.Merc. 128, etc., σχίσσα Hes. Sc. 428: Pass., fut. σχισθήσομαι LXX Zechariah 14:4 : pf. ἔσχισμαι (v. infr.):

split, cleave, ῥινὸν ὀνύχεσσι Hes. l.c.; ἔσχισε δώδεκα μοίρας, i.e. divided them into twelve parts, h.Merc. l.c.; ς. νῶτον γᾶς, of the plough, Pi. l.c.; σχίσσαις κεραυνῷ Ζεὺς χθόνα Id. N. 9.24; ποδὶ γᾶν Id. Fr. 167; κάρα πελέκει S. l.c.; esp. of wood, X. An. 1.5.12, etc.; of the wind, ς. περὶ πρῷραν τὰ κύματα Simon. 25 (dub.); but πρῷρα ς. τὸ κῦμα Luc. Amos 6:1-14; [ θάλασσα] σχιζομένη ταῖς κώπαις Placit. 3.3.2; ἔσχισε νῆα θάλασσα shattered it, AP 9.40 (Zos.); ς. ὑποδήματα cut out, opp. νευρορραφεῖν, X. Cyr. 8.2.5 (cf. πρόσχισμα); tear, ἱμάτιον Gloss.; τριβώνιον ἐσχισμένον BGU 928.20, 22 (iii A.D.); οἱ ἀποθανόντες ἐσχισμένοις ἐνειλοῦνται ῥάκεσιν ὡς καὶ τὰ βρέφη Artem. 1.13.

2. generally, part, separate, divide, Νεῖλος μέσην Αἴγυπτον σχίζων Hdt.l.c., cf. 4.49; ς. διχῇ τὸ γένος Pl. Sph. 264d; κατὰ μῆκος Id. Ti. 36b; ς. τὰς φλέβας divide them, ib. 77d: Pass., σχισθέντα A. Ag. 623; φλὲψ σχιζομένη Hp. Art. 20; ἐσχίσθη ὁ ποταμός Hdt. 1.75; Νεῖλος σχίζεται τριφασίας ὁδούς branches into three channels, Id. 2.17, cf. 15 (so ὁ λύχνος ἔσχισται διδύμην φλόγα AP 12.199 (Strat.)); περὶ ὃ σχίζεται τὸ τοῦ Νείλου ῥεῦμα Pl. Ti. 21e; σχιζομένης τῆς ὁδοῦ Hdt. 7.31; ἡ στρατιὴ ἐσχίζετο the army divided, Id. 8.34; of a bird's wings (cf. σχιζόπτερος), Arist. PA 642b28; of feet divided into toes (cf. σχιζόπους), Id. HA 494a12; and of various parts of the body, ib. 495b4, 507a13; branch off, ἀπὸ [τοῦ στελέχους ] Thphr. HP 1.1.9; φύλλα ἐσχισμένα εἰς έ μοίρας Dsc. 4.41.

3. σχίζειν γάλα make milk curdle, i. e. separate the whey from the curds, Id. 2.70; cf. σχίσις 2.

II metaph. of divided opinions, σφεων ἐσχίζοντο αἱ γνῶμαι Hdt. 7.219, cf. X. Smp. 4.59; ἐσχίσθησαν ταῖς γνώμαις Gal. 16.728. (Cf. Lat. scindo, Goth. skaidan 'separate', etc.)

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

σχίζω ,

[in LXX chiefly for H1234;]

to cleave, rend: Matthew 27:51, Mark 1:10; Mark 15:38, Luke 5:36; Luke 23:45, John 19:24; John 21:11; metaph., in pass., to be divided into factions, Acts 14:4; Acts 23:7.†


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

This rare word = ";cover with ashes"; or ";reduce to ashes"; is found in the NT only in 2 Peter 2:6. Commentators cite Dio Cass. lxvi. p. 1094 τῶν ἐν μέσῳ κραυρουμένων (";being parched";) καὶ τεφρουμένων (";being overwhelmed with ashes";)—a description of an eruption of Vesuvius, and Lycophron Cass. 227 τεφρώσας γυῖα Λημναίῳ πυρί.

The adj. τεφρός, ";ash-coloured,"; is used of a bird in PSI VI. 569.6 (B.C. 253–2) ἄλλος (sc. ὄρνις) ἄρσην τεφρὸς ὀξυ [ωπής, cited by Preisigke Wörterb. s.v.

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
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List of Word Forms
έσχισαν έσχισε εσχισθη εσχίσθη ἐσχίσθη εσχισθησαν εσχίσθησαν ἐσχίσθησαν σχίζει σχιζομενους σχιζομένους σχίζων σχισας σχίσας σχισει σχίσει σχισθήσεται σχισωμεν σχίσωμεν eschisthe eschisthē eschísthe eschísthē eschisthesan eschisthēsan eschísthesan eschísthēsan schisas schísas schisei schísei schisomen schisōmen schísomen schísōmen schizomenous schizoménous
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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