Word Summary
katatomē: concision, mutilation
Original Word: κατατομή
Transliteration: katatomē
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-at-om-ay')
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: concision, mutilation
Meaning: concision, mutilation
Strong's Concordance
mutilation, cutting in pieces

From a compound of kata and temno (to cut); a cutting down (off), i.e. Mutilation (ironically) -- concision. Compare apokopto.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK apokopto

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2699: κατατομή

κατατομή, κατατομης, (from κατατέμνω (cf. κατά, III. 4) to cut up, mutilate), mutilation (Latinconcisio): Philippians 3:2, where Paul sarcastically alludes to the word περιτομή which follows in Philippians 3:3; as though he would say, Keep your eye on that boasted circumcision, or to call it by its true name 'concision' or 'mutilation.' Cf. the similar passage, Galatians 5:12; see ἀποκόπτω.