1287. diaskorpizó
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diaskorpizó: generally to separate, spec. to winnow, fig. to squander
Original Word: διασκορπίζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: diaskorpizó
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-as-kor-pid'-zo)
Short Definition: I scatter, winnow, disperse, waste
Definition: I scatter, winnow, disperse, waste.

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1287 diaskorpízō (from 1223dia, "thoroughly," which intensifies 4650 /skorpízō, "scatter") – properly, widely scatter, disperse greatly (note the force of the prefix, diá).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from dia and skorpizó
generally to separate, spec. to winnow, fig. to squander
NASB Translation
scattered (6), scattered abroad (1), squandered (1), squandering (1).

STRONGS NT 1287: διασκορπίζω

διασκορπίζω; 1 aorist διεσκόρπισα; passive, perfect participle διεσκορπισμενος; 1 aorist διεσκορπίσθην; 1 future διεσκορπισθήσομαι; often in the Sept., more rarely in Greek writings from Polybius 1, 47, 4; 27, 2, 10 on (cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 218; (Winers Grammar, 25)); to scatter abroad, disperse: John 11:52 (opposed to συνάγω); of the enemy, Luke 1:51; Acts 5:37 (Numbers 10:35, etc. Josephus, Antiquities 8, 15, 4; Aelian v. h. 13, 46 (1, 6) δράκων τούς μέν διεσκόρπισε, τούς δέ ἀπέκτεινε). Of a flock of sheep: Matthew 26:31 (from Zechariah 13:7); Mark 14:27; of property, to squander, waste: Luke 15:13; Luke 16:1 (like διασπείρω in Sophocles El. 1291). like the Hebrew זָרָה (the Sept. Ezekiel 5:2, 10, 12 (Ald.), etc.) of grain, to scatter, i. e. to winnow (i. e., to throw the grain a considerable distance, or up into the air, that it may be separated from the chaff; opposed to συνάγω, to gather the wheat, freed from the chaff, into the granary (cf. BB. DD. under the word )): Matthew 25:24, 26.

disperse, scatter abroad, strew, waste.

From dia and skorpizo; to dissipate, i.e. (genitive case) to rout or separate; specially, to winnow; figuratively, to squander -- disperse, scatter (abroad), strew, waste.

see GREEK dia

see GREEK skorpizo

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