διχοτομέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
διχοτομέω
Greek transliteration: 
dichotomeō
Simplified transliteration: 
dichotomeo
Principal Parts: 
διχοτομήσω, -, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1371
GK Number: 
1497
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
to cut to pieces, likely a figure for severe punishment rather than execution
Definition: 
pr. to cut into two parts, cut asunder; in NT to inflict a punishment of extreme severity, Mt. 24:51; Lk. 12:46*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 24:51 and will cut (dichotomēsei | διχοτομήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) him in (dichotomēsei | διχοτομήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) pieces (dichotomēsei | διχοτομήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) and assign him a place with the hypocrites, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Luke 12:46 then the master of that servant will come on a day when he does not expect him and at an hour he does not know about, and he will cut (dichotomēsei | διχοτομήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) him in (dichotomēsei | διχοτομήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) pieces (dichotomēsei | διχοτομήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) and will assign him his place with the unfaithful.