663. apotomia
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apotomia: sharpness, steepness
Original Word: ἀποτομία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: apotomia
Phonetic Spelling: (ap-ot-om-ee'-ah)
Short Definition: harshness, severity
Definition: (lit: sheerness, of a rock), abruptness, harshness, severity, rigor.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from apo and the same as apotomós
sharpness, steepness
NASB Translation
severity (2).

STRONGS NT 663: ἀποτομία

ἀποτομία, ἀποτομιας, (the nature of that which is ἀπότομος, cut off, abrupt, precipitous like a cliff, rough; from ἀποτέμνω), properly, sharpness (differing from ἀποτομή a cutting off, a segment); severity, roughness, rigor: Romans 11:22 (where opposed to χρηστότης, as in Plutarch, de book educ. c. 18 to πραότης, in Dionysius Halicarnassus 8, 61 to τό ἐπιεικές, and in Diodorus, p. 591 (except 83 (fragment 50:32, 27, 3 Dindorf)) to ἡμερότης).


From the base of apotomos; (figuratively) decisiveness, i.e. Rigor -- severity.

see GREEK apotomos

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