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Entry for Strong's #1268 - διανέμω

Word Origin
from (1223) and the base of (3551)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to distribute, divide
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2505 ‑ חָלַק (khaw‑lak');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
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Acts 1
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V-APS-3S 1
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


late fut. -νεμήσω App. BC 5.3: aor. διένειμα X. Cyr. 4.5.45, etc.; aor. regul. -ένειμα, but inf. διανεμῆσαι Did. in D. 9.21: pf. -νενέμηκα X. Cyr. 4.5.45:

I distribute, apportion, τοῖς μὲν τιμάς, τοῖς δὲ ἀτιμίας Pl. Lg. 830e, etc.; ἐπὶ τὰ αὑτῶν ἕκαστα ἐκμαγεῖα Id. Tht. 194d; δ. μέρη divide into portions, Id. Lg. 756c, cf. Ti. 35b; ἡ χώρα κατὰ δώδεκα μέρη διανενέμηται Id. Lg. 758e; δ. ἑαυτόν distribute oneself among friends, Arist. EN 1171a3; δ. ἴσον αὑτόν [ὁ Πλοῦτος ] Ar. Pl. 510; ὁ διανέμων the distributor, Arist. EN 1136b26; assign, Pl. Cra. 430b, Arist. Cael. 306b31: Med., divide among themselves, τὰ κοινά And. 1.135; τὴν ἀρχήν Pl. Grg. 523a; δ. τὰ τῶν πλουσίων Arist. Pol. 1281a15; also διανειμάμενοι δίχ' ἑαυτούς Pl.Com. 153.2: Pass., δ. εἰς τὸν λαόν to be spread abroad, Acts 4:17.

II set in order, govern, ἄστυ Pi. P. 4.261, cf. 8.62.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

διανέμω: 1 aorist passive διενεμεθην; to distribute, divide, (Aristophanes, Xenophon, Plato, and following): passive εἰς τόν λαόν, to be disseminated, spread, among the people, Acts 4:17.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

δια -νέμω ,

[in LXX for H2505, Deuteronomy 29:25 *;]

to distribute, divide: pass., to be spread about, Acts 4:17.†

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

OGIS 383.155 (middle of i/B.C.) τοῖς δὲ λοιποῖς χάριν ἐμὴν εἰς ἐλευθέραν ἡδονὴν διανέμων, ib. 493.81 (ii/A.D.) διανέμειν τοῖς πολείταις. . . ἐκ τῶν δημοσίων τ [ῶν εἰς θυσίας κτλ., and for the subst. ib. 335.137 (ii/i B.C.). The verb is restored in CP Herm 8ii. 9 καὶ ταῦτα πάν ̣[τα ποιήσαντες διενεί ]μαντο τὸ ἀργύριον.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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List of Word Forms
διανεμηθη διανεμηθή διανεμηθῇ διένειμεν dianemethe dianemēthē dianemethêi dianemēthē̂i
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