4978. schisma
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schisma: a split, fig. division
Original Word: σχίσμα, ατος, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: schisma
Phonetic Spelling: (skhis'-mah)
Short Definition: a rent, division
Definition: a rent, as in a garment; a division, dissention.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from schizó
a split, fig. division
NASB Translation
division (4), divisions (2), tear (2).

STRONGS NT 4978: σχίσμα

σχίσμα, σχισματος, τό (σχίζω), a cleft, rent;

a. properly, a rent: Matthew 9:16; Mark 2:21 (Aristotle, Theophrastus).

b. metaphorically, a division, dissension: John 7:43; John 9:16; John 10:19; 1 Corinthians 1:10; 1 Corinthians 11:18; 1 Corinthians 12:25 (ecclesiastical writings (Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 2, 6 [ET], etc.; 'Teaching' 4, 3 [ET]; etc.)). (Cf. references under the word αἵρεσις, 5.)

division, schism.

From schizo; a split or gap ("schism"), literally or figuratively -- division, rent, schism.

see GREEK schizo

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