Word Summary
aphorizō: to mark off by boundaries from, set apart
Original Word: ἀφορίζω
Transliteration: aphorizō
Phonetic Spelling: (af-or-id'-zo)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to mark off by boundaries from, set apart
Meaning: to mark off by boundaries from, set apart
Strong's Concordance
divide, separate, sever.

From apo and horizo; to set off by boundary, i.e. (figuratively) limit, exclude, appoint, etc. -- divide, separate, sever.

see GREEK apo

see GREEK horizo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 873: ἀφορίζω

ἀφορίζω; imperfect ἀφωριζον; Attic future ἀφοριω Matthew 25:32 (T WH ἀφορίσω); (Winers Grammar, § 13, the passage cited; Buttmann, 37 (32)); 1 aorist ἀφώρισα; passive, perfect participle ἀφωρισμένος; 1 aorist imperative ἀφορίσθητε; (ὁρίζω to make a ὅρος or boundary); "to mark off from (ἀπό) others by boundaries, to limit, to separate": ἑαυτόν, from others, Galatians 2:12; τούς μαθητάς, from those unwilling to obey the gospel, Acts 19:9; ἐκ μέσου τινων, Matthew 13:49; ἀπό τίνος, . Passive in a reflexive sense: 2 Corinthians 6:17. absolutely: in a bad sense, to exclude as disreputable, Luke 6:22; in a good sense, τινα εἰς τί, to appoint, set apart, one for some purpose (to do something), Acts 13:2; Romans 1:1; τινα followed by a telic infinitive, Galatians 1:15 ((?) see the commentaries at the passage). ((Sophocles), Euripides, Plato, Isocrates, Demosthenes, Polybius, others; very often in the Sept. especially for הִבְדִּיל, הֵנִיף, הֵרִים, סָגַר, etc.)