Jul
2017

The Greek word “dichostasia”

Limited to Rom. 16:17Rom. 16:17
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

17 Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them that are causing the divisions and occasions of stumbling, contrary to the doctrine which ye learned: and turn away from them.

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; 1 Cor. 3:31 Cor. 3:3
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3 for ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you jealousy and strife, are ye not carnal, and do ye not walk after the manner of men?

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; Gal. 5:20Gal. 5:20
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

20 idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousies, wraths, factions, divisions, parties,

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, the Greek noun “dichostasia” meant “dissension,” “discord,” “sedition.”

Some create discord (Rom. 16:17Rom. 16:17
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

17 Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them that are causing the divisions and occasions of stumbling, contrary to the doctrine which ye learned: and turn away from them.

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).  Dissension is listed in a catalogue of vices (Gal. 5:20Gal. 5:20
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

20 idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousies, wraths, factions, divisions, parties,

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).  This word describes a “party spirit” in 1 Cor. 3:31 Cor. 3:3
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

3 for ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you jealousy and strife, are ye not carnal, and do ye not walk after the manner of men?

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