the Week of Proper 4 / Ordinary 9
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #2699 - κατατομή
- to cut up, mutilation
I incision, notch, groove, Thphr. HP 4.8.10, Sm. Jeremiah 31:37(48).37; ἄνευ -τομῆς uncarved, smooth, IG 12.372.134, cf. 373.231: pl., Artem. 1.67.
1. part of a theatre, Hyp. Dem.Fr. 3: variously expld. as = ὀρχήστρα or διάζωμα, AB 270, cf. Phot.
2. face of rock, ἐπέγραψεν ἐπὶ τὴν κ. τῆς πέτρας Philoch. 138; μέταλλον καὶ κ. perh. a mine and a quarry-face, IG 22.1582.70.
III = καταγραφή, profile, Hsch. (s.h.v.). mutilation, opp. true circumcision, a παρονομασία in Philippians 3:2.
κατατομή, κατατομης, ἡ (from κατατέμνω (cf. κατά, III. 4) to cut up, mutilate), mutilation (Latinconcisio): Philippians 3:2, where Paul sarcastically alludes to the word περιτομή which follows in Philippians 3:3; as though he would say, Keep your eye on that boasted circumcision, or to call it by its true name 'concision' or 'mutilation.' Cf. the similar passage, Galatians 5:12; see ἀποκόπτω.
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**† κατα -τομή , -ῆς , ἡ ,
[in Sm.: Jeremiah 31:37 (κατατέμνω is used in LXX of forbidden mutilations: Leviticus 21:5, al.);]
2. excision, concision, mutilation: in sarcasm, by paronomasia, in contrast to (true) περιτομή (v3), of Judaizing Christians, Philippians 3:2 (v. Lft., in l; Cremer, 883).†
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κατατομή in its literal sense of ";cutting,"; ";incision,"; as in Jeremiah 48:37 [MT Jeremiah 31:37] (Symm.) occurs in CIG I. 160.27 ἄνευ κατατομῆς. For the verb cf. Syll 537.7 (2nd half iv/B.C.) κατατεμὼν τοῦ χωρίου βάθος ἀπὸ τοῦ μετεωροτάτου τρεῖς πόδας.
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