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Lexicon :: Strong's G3311 - merismos

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μερισμός
Transliteration
merismos (Key)
Pronunciation
mer-is-mos'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Strong’s Definitions

μερισμός merismós, mer-is-mos'; from G3307; a separation or distribution:—dividing asunder, gift.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G3311 in the following manner: gift (1x), dividing asunder (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G3311 in the following manner: gift (1x), dividing asunder (1x).
  1. a division, partition

    1. distribution (of various kinds)

  2. a separation

    1. so far as to cleave asunder or separate

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μερισμός merismós, mer-is-mos'; from G3307; a separation or distribution:—dividing asunder, gift.
STRONGS G3311:
μερισμός, μερισμοῦ, (μερίζω), a division, partition (Plato, Polybius, Strabo, (others));
1. a distribution; plural distributions of various kinds: πνεύματος ἁγίου, genitive of the object, Hebrews 2:4.
2. a separation: ἄχρι μερισμοῦ ψυχῆς καί πνεύματος, which many take actively: 'up to the dividing' i. e. so far as to cleave asunder or separate; but it is not easy to understand what the dividing of the 'soul' is. Hence, it is more correct, I think, and more in accordance with the context, to take the word passively (just as other verbal substantive ending in μος are used, e. g. ἁγιασμός, πειρασμός), and translate even to the division, etc., i. e. to that most hidden spot, the dividing line between soul and spirit, where the one passes into the other, Hebrews 4:12; (cf. Siegfried, Philo von Alex. as above with, p. 325f).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Hebrews
2:4; 4:12

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Strong's Number G3311 matches the Greek μερισμός (merismos),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:4 - God also testifying with them, both by signs and wonders, and by various [fn]miracles and by [fn]gifts G3311 of the Holy Spirit according to His own will.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 4:12 - For the word of God is living and active, and sharper than any two-edged sword, even penetrating as far as the division G3311 of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to [fn]judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
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