5563. chórizó
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chórizó: to separate, divide
Original Word: χωρίζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chórizó
Phonetic Spelling: (kho-rid'-zo)
Short Definition: I separate, depart
Definition: (a) I separate, put apart, (b) mid. or pass: I separate myself, depart, withdraw.

HELPS word-Studies

5563 xōrízō (from 5561 /xṓra, "open, vacated space") – properly, separate, divide ("put asunder"), i.e. depart, vacate; create "space" (which can be very undesirable or unjustified).

5563 /xōrízō ("vacate"), as in the papyri, refers to divorcing a marriage partner who vacates the relationship in soul or body (cf. Moulton-Milligan, 696).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from chóris
to separate, divide
NASB Translation
leave (5), leaves (1), left (1), separate (4), separated (2).

STRONGS NT 5563: χωρίζω

χωρίζω; future χωρίσω (Buttmann, 37 (33)); 1 aorist infinitive χωρίσαι; present middle χωρίζομαι; perfect passive participle κεχωρισμένος; 1 aorist passive ἐχωρίσθην; (χωρίς, which see); from Herodotus down; to separate, divide, part, put asunder: τί, opposed to συζεύγνυμι, Matthew 19:6; Mark 10:9; τινα ἀπό τίνος, Romans 8:35, 39,(Wis. 1:3); perfect passive participle Hebrews 7:26. Middle and 1 aorist passive with a reflexive significance: to separate oneself from, to depart;

a. to leave a husband or wife: of divorce, 1 Corinthians 7:11, 15; ἀπό ἀνδρός, 1 Corinthians 7:10 (a woman κεχωρισμενη ἀπό τοῦ ἀνδρός, Polybius 32, 12, 6 (others)).

b. to depart, go away: (absolutely, Philemon 1:15 (euphemism for ἔφυγε), R. V. was parted from thee); followed by ἀπό with a genitive of the place, Acts 1:4; ἐκ with a genitive of the place, Acts 18:1f. ((Winer's Grammar, § 36, 6 a.); εἰς with an accusative of the place, 2 Macc. 5:21 2Macc. 12:12; Polybius, Diodorus, others). (Compare: ἀποχωρίζω, διαχωρίζω.)

separate, depart, put asunder

From chora; to place room between, i.e. Part; reflexively, to go away -- depart, put asunder, separate.

see GREEK chora

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