Saw asunder - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Saw asunder

[ 1,,G4249,prizo / prio ] to saw asunder," occurs in Hebrews 11:37. Some have seen here a reference to the tradition of Isaiah's martyrdom under Manasseh. In the Sept., Amos 1:3. Cp. diaprio, "to cut to the heart," Acts 5:33; Acts 7:54.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words