1370. dichostasia
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dichostasia: standing apart, dissension
Original Word: διχοστασία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: dichostasia
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-khos-tas-ee'-ah)
Short Definition: division, dissension
Definition: division, dissension, standing apart.

HELPS word-Studies

1370 dixostasía (from dixa, "separately" and 4714 /stásis, "a standing, stance") – properly, separate-standings ("standing apart"), used of divisions which wrongly separate people into pointless (groundless) factions.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from dichostateó (to stand apart)
standing apart, dissension
NASB Translation
dissensions (2).

STRONGS NT 1370: διχοστασία

διχοστασία, διχοστασίας, (διχοστατέωto stand apart), dissension, division; plural: Romans 16:17; 1 Corinthians 3:3 (Rec.); Galatians 5:20. (Occasionally in Greek writings from Solon in Demosthenes, p. 423, 4 and Herodotus 5, 75 on; (1 Macc. 3:29).)

division, sedition.

From a derivative of dis and stasis; disunion, i.e. (figuratively) dissension -- division, sedition.

see GREEK dis

see GREEK stasis

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