The Bible

Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DIVIDE, verb transitive [Latin , to part. See the latter words.]

1. To part or separate an entire thing; to part a thing into two or more pieces.

DIVIDE the living child in two. 1 Kings 3:25.

2. To cause to be separate; to keep apart by a partition or by an imaginary line or limit. A wall divides two houses. The equator divides the earth into two hemispheres.

Let the firmament divide the waters from the waters. Genesis 1:6.

3. To make partition of, among a number.

Ye shall divide the land by lot. Numbers 33:54.

4. To open; to cleave.

Thou dist divide the sea. Nehemiah 9:11.

5. To disunite in opinion or interest; to make discordant.

There shall be five in one house divided, three against two--Luke 12:13.

6. To distribute; to separate and bestow in parts or shares.

And he divided to them his living. Luke 15:12.

7. To make dividends; to apportion the interest or profits of stock among proprietors; as, the bank divides six per cent.

8. To separate into two parts, for ascertaining opinions for and against a measure; as, to divide a legislative house, in voting.

DIVIDE, verb intransitive

1. To part; to open; to cleave.

2. To break friendship; as, brothers divide

3. To vote by the division of a legislative house into two parts.

The emperors sat, voted and divided with their equals.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DIVIDED, participle passive Parted; disunited; distributed.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DIVIDEDLY, adverb Separately.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. A part or share; particularly, the share of the interest or profit of stock in trade or other employment, which belongs to each proprietor according to his proportion of the stock or capital.

2. In arithmetic, the number to be divided into equal parts.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. He or that which divides; that which separates into parts.

2. A distributor; one who deals out to each his share.

Who made me a judge or divider over you. Luke 12:14.

3. He or that which disunites.

4. A kind of compasses.