Word Summary
diorthōsis: a correction, a reform
Original Word: διόρθωσις
Transliteration: diorthōsis
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-or'-tho-sis)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: a correction, a reform
Meaning: a correction, a reform
Strong's Concordance

From a compound of dia and a derivative of orthos, meaning to straighten thoroughly; rectification, i.e. (specially) the Messianic restauration -- reformation.

see GREEK dia

see GREEK orthos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1357: διόρθωμα

διόρθωμα, διορθωματος, τό (from διορθόω, to set right); correction, amendment, reform: Acts 24:2-3L T Tr WH for R G κατορθωμάτων. (Hippocrates, Aristotle, Polybius 3, 13; Plutarch, Numbers 17; (Diogenes Laërtius 10, 121; (cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 250f).)

STRONGS NT 1357: διόρθωσιςδιόρθωσις, διορθώσεως, (from διορθόω);

1. properly, in a physical sense, a making straight, restoring to its natural and normal condition something which in some way protrudes or has got out of line, as (in Hippocrates) broken or misshapen limbs.

2. of acts and institutions, reformation: καιρός διορθώσεως a season of reformation, or the perfecting of things, referring to the times of the Messiah, Hebrews 9:10. (Aristotle, Pol. 3, 1, 4 (p. 1275{b}, 13); νόμου, de mund. 6, p. 400{b}, 29; (cf. Josephus, contra Apion 2, 20, 2); Polybius 3, 118, 12 τῶν πολιτευματων, Diodorus 1, 75 τῶν ἁμαρτημάτων, Josephus, Antiquities 2, 4, 4; b. j. 1, 20, 1; others; (cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 250f).)