G3718 ὀρθοτομέω - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
ὀρθοτομέω
to cut in a straight line
Dodson:
ὀρθοτομέω
I cut straight, handle correctly
I cut straight; met: I handle correctly, teach rightly.
Strong's:
ὀρθοτομέω

Derivation: from a compound of G3717 and the base of G5114, to make a straight cut, i.e. (figuratively) to dissect (expound) correctly (the divine message)

KJV Usage: rightly divide.

G3717 G5114
TBESG:
ὀρθοτομέω
to cut straight
G:V
ὀρθοτομέω, -ῶ
(< - ὀρθός, τέμνω), [in LXX:
Refs Pro.3:6 11:6
(יָשַׁר pi.)* ;]
to cut straight, as a road (τ. ὁδούς, fig., Pr, ll with). Metaph., τ. λόγον τ. ἀληθείας, 2Ti.2:15 (V. Ellic. and CGT, in l; not found elsewhere).†
(AS)
Thayer:
1) to cut straight, to cut straight ways
1a) to proceed on straight paths, hold a straight course, equiv. to doing right
2) to make straight and smooth, to handle aright, to teach the truth directly and correctly


ὀρθοτομέω
orthotomeō
or-thot-om-eh'-o
From a compound of G3717 and the base of G5114; to make a straight cut, that is, (figuratively) to dissect (expound) correctly (the divine message)

KJV Usage: rightly divide.


View how G3718 ὀρθοτομέω is used in the Bible

One occurence of G3718 ὀρθοτομέω

2 Timothy 2:15 rightly dividing

Distinct usage

1 rightly dividing

Corresponding Hebrew Words

orthotomeo H3474 yashar pi.


Related words

G3718 ὀρθοτομέω

G3717 ὀρθός

ὀρθός
orthos
or-thos'
Probably from the base of G3735; right (as rising), that is, (perpendicularly) erect (figuratively honest), or (horizontally) level or direct

KJV Usage: straight, upright.


G461 ἀνορθόω
ἀνορθόω
anorthoō
an-orth-o'-o
From G303 and a derivative of the base of G3717; to straighten up

KJV Usage: lift (set) up, make straight.


G1357 διόρθωσις
διόρθωσις
diorthōsis
dee-or'-tho-sis
From a compound of G1223 and a derivative of G3717, meaning to straighten thoroughly; rectification, that is, (specifically) the Messianic restoration

KJV Usage: reformation.


G1930 ἐπιδιορθόω
ἐπιδιορθόω
epidiorthoō
ep-ee-dee-or-tho'-o
From G1909 and a derivative of G3717; to straighten further, that is, (figuratively) arrange additionally

KJV Usage: set in order.


G2735 κατόρθωμα
κατόρθωμα
katorthōma
kat-or'-tho-mah
From a compound of G2596 and a derivative of G3717 (compare G1357); something made fully upright, that is, (figuratively) rectification (specifically good public administration)

KJV Usage: very worthy deed.


G3716 ὀρθοποδέω
ὀρθοποδέω
orthopodeō
or-thop-od-eh'-o
From a compound of G3717 and G4228; to be straight footed, that is, (figuratively) to go directly forward

KJV Usage: walk uprightly.


G3723 ὀρθῶς
ὀρθῶς
orthōs
or-thoce'
Adverb from G3717; in a straight manner, that is, (figuratively) correctly (also morally)

KJV Usage: plain, right (-ly).


G5114 τομώτερος

τομώτερος
tomōteros
tom-o'-ter-os
Compound of a derivative of the primary word τέμνω temnō (to cut; more comprehensive or decisive than G2875, as if by a single stroke; whereas that implies repeated blows, like hacking); more keen

KJV Usage: sharper.


G823 ἄτομος
ἄτομος
atomos
at'-om-os
From G1 (as a negative particle) and the base of G5114; uncut, that is, (by implication) indivisible (an “atom” of time)

KJV Usage: moment.


G2875 κόπτω
κόπτω
koptō
kop'-to
A primary verb; to “chop”; specifically to beat the breast in grief

KJV Usage: cut down, lament, mourn, (be-) wail.

Compare the base of G5114.

G2998 λατομέω
λατομέω
latomeō
lat-om-eh'-o
From the same as the first part of G2991 and the base of G5114; to quarry

KJV Usage: hew.


G4059 περιτέμνω
περιτέμνω
peritemnō
per-ee-tem'-no
From G4012 and the base of G5114; to cut around, that is, (specifically) to circumcise

KJV Usage: circumcise.


G4750 στόμα
στόμα
stoma
stom'-a
Probably stregthened from a presumed derivative of the base of G5114; the mouth (as if a gash in the face); by implication language (and its relations); figuratively an opening (in the earth); specifically the front or edge (of a weapon)

KJV Usage: edge, face, mouth.


G4932 συντέμνω
συντέμνω
suntemnō
soon-tem'-no
From G4862 and the base of G5114; to contract by cutting, that is, (figuratively) do concisely (speedily)

KJV Usage: (cut) short.