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ἀποκόπτω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀποκόπτω
Greek transliteration: 
apokoptō
Simplified transliteration: 
apokopto
Principal Parts: 
ἀποκόψω, ἀπέκοψα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
609
GK Number: 
644
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
6
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-4
Gloss: 
to cut off; emasculate
Definition: 
to cut off, Mk. 9:43, 45; Jn. 18:10, 26; Acts 27:32; to castrate, make a eunich, Gal. 5:12*

Greek-English Concordance for

Mark 9:43 And if your hand causes you to sin, cut (apokopson | ἀπόκοψον | aor act imperative 2 sg) it off (apokopson | ἀπόκοψον | aor act imperative 2 sg); it is better for you to enter into life crippled than having two hands to go to hell, to the unquenchable fire.
Mark 9:45 And if your foot causes you to sin, cut (apokopson | ἀπόκοψον | aor act imperative 2 sg) it off (apokopson | ἀπόκοψον | aor act imperative 2 sg); it is better for you to enter into life lame than having two feet to be cast into hell.
John 18:10 Then Simon Peter, who had a sword, drew it and struck the servant of the high priest, cutting (apekopsen | ἀπέκοψεν | aor act ind 3 sg) off his right ear. The servant’s name was Malchus.
John 18:26 One of the servants of the high priest, a relative of the man whose ear Peter had cut (apekopsen | ἀπέκοψεν | aor act ind 3 sg) off, said, “I saw you in the garden with him, did I not?”
Acts 27:32 Then the soldiers cut (apekopsan | ἀπέκοψαν | aor act ind 3 pl) the ropes from the dinghy and let it drift away.
Galatians 5:12 I wish those who are disturbing you would mutilate (apokopsontai | ἀποκόψονται | fut mid ind 3 pl) themselves!