Word Summary
syntemnō: to cut in pieces
Original Word: συντέμνω
Transliteration: syntemnō
Phonetic Spelling: (soon-tem'-no)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to cut in pieces
Meaning: to cut in pieces
Strong's Concordance
cut short.

From sun and the base of tomoteros; to contract by cutting, i.e. (figuratively) do concisely (speedily) -- (cut) short.

see GREEK sun

see GREEK tomoteros

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4932: συντέμνω

συντέμνω; perfect passive participle συντετμημενος; from Aeschylus and Herodotus down;

1. to cut to pieces (cf. σύν, II. 3).

2. to cut short; metaphorically, to despatch briefly, execute or finish quickly; to hasten (συντέμνειν namely, τήν ὁδόν, to take a short cut, go the shortest way, Herodotus 7, 123; namely, τόν λόγον, to speak briefly, Euripides, Tro. 441; τάς ἀποκρισεις, to abridge, sum up, Plato, Prot., p. 334 d.; ἐν βραχεῖ πολλούς λόγους, Aristophanes Thesm. 178): λόγον (which see I. 2 b. α.), to bring a prophecy or decree speedily to accomplishment, Romans 9:28; λόγος συντετμημενος, a short word, i. e. an expedited prophecy or decree, ibid. (R G Tr marginal reading in brackets) (both instances from the Sept. of Isaiah 10:23); cf. Fritzsche at the passage, vol. ii, p. 350.