Scatter - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ 1,,G4650, skorpizo ]
is used in Matthew 12:30; Luke 11:23; John 10:12; John 16:32; 2 Corinthians 9:9, RV. See DISPERSE, No. 2.

[ 2,,G1287, diaskorpizo ]
to scatter abroad," is rendered "to scatter" in Matthew 25:24, Matthew 25:26, RV (AV, "strawed"); Matthew 26:31; Mark 14:27; Luke 1:51; John 11:52; Acts 5:37, RV. See DISPERSE, No. 3.

[ 3,,G1289, diaspeiro ]
"to scatter abroad" (dia, "throughout," speiro, "to sow seed"), is used in Acts 8:1, Acts 8:4; Acts 11:19, all of the church in Jerusalem "scattered" through persecution; the word in general is suggestive of the effects of the "scattering" in the sowing of the spiritual seed of the Word of life. See DISPERSE, No. 4.

[ 4,,G4496, rhipto ]
"to throw, cast, hurl, to be cast down, prostrate," is used in Matthew 9:36 of people who were "scattered" as sheep without a shepherd. See CAST, No. 2, THROW.

[ 5,,G3039, likmao ]
"to winnow" (likmos, "a winnowing fan"), is rendered "will scatter ... as dust" in Matthew 21:44; Luke 20:18, RV (AV, "will powder"). See GRIND, Note.

[ 6,,G1262, dialuo ]
"to dissolve," is translated "scattered" in Acts 5:36, AV; See DISPERSE, No. 1.

[ 7,Noun,G1290, diaspora ]
"a dispersion," is rendered "scattered abroad" in James 1:1, AV; "scattered" in 1 Peter 1:1, AV; See DISPERSION, B.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words