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Lexicon :: Strong's G3718 - orthotomeō

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ὀρθοτομέω
Transliteration
orthotomeō
Pronunciation
or-tho-to-me'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From a compound of ὀρθός (G3717) and the base of τομός (G5114)
mGNT
1x in 1 unique form(s)
TR
1x in 1 unique form(s)
LXX
2x in 2 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 8:111,1169

Strong’s Definitions

ὀρθοτομέω orthotoméō, or-thot-om-eh'-o; from a compound of G3717 and the base of G5114, to make a straight cut, i.e. (figuratively) to dissect (expound) correctly (the divine message):—rightly divide.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x

The KJV translates Strong's G3718 in the following manner: rightly divide (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x
The KJV translates Strong's G3718 in the following manner: rightly divide (1x).
  1. to cut straight, to cut straight ways

    1. to proceed on straight paths, hold a straight course, equiv. to doing right

  2. to make straight and smooth, to handle aright, to teach the truth directly and correctly

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ὀρθοτομέω orthotoméō, or-thot-om-eh'-o; from a compound of G3717 and the base of G5114, to make a straight cut, i.e. (figuratively) to dissect (expound) correctly (the divine message):—rightly divide.
STRONGS NT 3718: ὀρθοτομέω
ὀρθοτομέω, ὀρθοτόμω; (ὀρθοτομος cutting straight, and this from ὀρθός and τέμνω);
1. to cut straight: τάς ὁδούς, to cut straight ways, i. e. to proceed by straight paths, hold a straight course, equivalent to to do right (for יִשֵּׁר), Proverbs 3:6; Proverbs 11:5 (viam secare, Vergil Aen. 6, 899).
2. dropping the idea of cutting, to make straight and smooth; Vulg.rectetracto, to handle aright: τόν λόγον τῆς ἀληθείας, i. e. to teach the truth correctly and directly, 2 Timothy 2:15; τόν ἀληθῆ λόγον, Eustathius, opuscc., p. 115, 41. (Not found elsewhere (except in ecclesiastical writings (Winer's Grammar, 26); e. g. constt. apost. 7, 31 ἐν τῷ τοῦ κυρίου δόγμασιν; cf. Suicer ii. 508f). Cf. καινοτομέω, to cut new veins in mining; dropping the notion of cutting, to make something new, introduce new things, make innovations or changes, etc.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Proverbs
3:6; 11:5
2 Timothy
2:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3718 matches the Greek ὀρθοτομέω (orthotomeō),
which occurs 1 times in 1 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:15 - Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing G3718 the word of truth.
 
 
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