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Entry for Strong's #1282 - διαπρίω

Word Origin
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Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to saw asunder or in two, to divide by a saw
  2. to be sawn through mentally, i.e. to be rent with vexation
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5493 ‑ שׂוּר (soor, soor);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
Acts 2
Acts 2
Acts 2
V-IPI-3P 2
V-IPI-3P 2
V-IPI-3P 2
V-IPI-3P 2

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

δια-πρίω [ρῑ],

I saw through, saw asunder, Ar. Eq. 768, cj. in Aen.Tact. 4.2 (cf. διαπίμπρημι); split, κύμινον Jul. Caes. 312a: Pass., Hp. VC 21; -πεπρισμένα [ξύλα] SIG 2587.304; διαπεπρισμένα ἡμίσε'.. ὡσπερεὶ τὰ σύμβολα Eub. 70: metaph., διεπρίοντο ταῖς καρδίαις Acts 7:54; cf. Acts 5:33; also εἰς πλείω δ. τὴν Παλαιστίνην Lib. 334.

II δ. τοὺς ὀδόντας gnash the teeth, Luc. Cal. 24.

III διαπρίεται· διαγοράζει, μαίνεται, Hsch.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

διαπρίω: imperfect passive διεπριομην; to saw asuuder or in twain, to divide by a saw: 1 Chronicles 20:3; Plato, conv., p. 193 a.; Aristophanes eqq. 768, and elsewhere. Passive tropically, to be sawn through mentally, i. e. to be rent with vexation (A. V. cut to the heart), Acts 5:33; with the addition ταῖς καρδίαις αὐτῶν, Acts 7:54 (cf. Luke 2:35); μεγάλως ἐχαλεπαινον καί διεπρίοντο καθ' ἡμῶν, Eusebius, h. e. 5, 1, 6 (15, Heinich. edition; cf. Gataker, Advers. misc. col. 916 g.).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

δια -πρίω ,

[in LXX: 1 Chronicles 20:3 (H5493) *;]

to saw asunder. Pass., metaph. (vernacular ?), EV, cut to the heart: Acts 5:33; seq. τ . καρδίαις αὐτῶν , Acts 7:54.†

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

The literal sense of this word is seen in Syll 587.160, .304 (B.C. 329–8), Michel 594.107 (B.C. 279) ξύλον διαπρίσαντι Θεοδήμωι. For the subst. cf. the Delphic inscr. in BCH xxvi. p. 92.8 ξύλων [Μ ]ακεδον [ικῶν με ]σόδμᾶν διαπρίωσ [ιος : Herwerden compares διαπρίωτος in Hippocrates.


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διαπτώσει διαπτώσεως διάπτωσις διαρπαγή διαρπαγήν διεπριοντο διεπρίοντο διέπρισε dieprionto diepríonto
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