1291. diastelló
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diastelló: to set apart, fig. to distinguish, to charge expressly
Original Word: διαστέλλομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: diastelló
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-as-tel'-lom-ahee)
Short Definition: I give a commission, order
Definition: I give a commission (instructions), order; I admonish, prohibit.

HELPS word-Studies

1291 diastéllomai (from 1223 /diá, "through, thorough," which intensifies 4724 /stéllō, "send") – properly, send through (effectively divide), referring to giving an explicit command – i.e. that is unambiguously clear.

[1291 (diastéllomai) means "to command (charge) expressly"; "originally, . . . 'to put asunder'; hence, 'to distinguish,' and so of a commandment or injunction to distinguish" (as), i.e. is expressly clear" (A-S).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from dia and stelló
to set apart, fig. to distinguish, to charge expressly
NASB Translation
command (1), gave...orders (3), gave...instruction (1), giving orders (1), ordered (1).

STRONGS NT 1291: διαστέλλω

διαστέλλω: to draw asunder, divide, distinguish, dispose, order, (Plato, Polybius, Diodorus, Strabo, Plutarch; often in the Sept.); passive τό διαστελλόμενον, the injunction: Hebrews 12:20 (2 Macc. 14:28). Middle, (present διαστέλλομαι); imperfect διεστελλομην; 1 aorist διεστειλαμην; to open oneself, i. e. one's mind, to set forth distinctly, (Aristotle, Polybius); hence, in the N. T. (so Ezekiel 3:18, 19; Judith 11:12) to admonish, order, charge: τίνι, Mark 8:15; Acts 15:24; followed by (ἵνα (cf. Buttmann, 237 (204)), Matthew 16:20 R T Tr WH marginal reading; Mark 7:36; Mark 9:9; διεστείλατο πολλά, ἵνα etc. Mark 5:43.

set apart for service, distinguish

Middle voice from dia and stello; to set (oneself) apart (figuratively, distinguish), i.e. (by implication) to enjoin -- charge, that which was (give) commanded(-ment).

see GREEK dia

see GREEK stello

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