Word Summary
dichostasia: standing apart, dissension
Original Word: διχοστασία
Transliteration: dichostasia
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-khos-tas-ee'-ah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: standing apart, dissension
Meaning: standing apart, dissension
Strong's Concordance
division, sedition.

From a derivative of dis and stasis; disunion, i.e. (figuratively) dissension -- division, sedition.

see GREEK dis

see GREEK stasis

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1370: διχοστασία

διχοστασία, διχοστασίας, (διχοστατέωto stand apart), dissension, division; plural: Romans 16:17; 1 Corinthians 3:3 (Rec.); Galatians 5:20. (Occasionally in Greek writings from Solon in Demosthenes, p. 423, 4 and Herodotus 5, 75 on; (1 Macc. 3:29).)