*2 Tim 2:15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
Webster's Dictionary definition of divide means to separate into two or more parts.
The Bible is a book of two different pictures one good and one evil. One is God's picture of love, mercy and forgiveness. The other is Satan's picture of hate and revenge. All scripture is given by inspiration of God...for instruction in righteousness
*2 Tim 3:16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
Instruction in righteousness is the knowledge to discern between good and evil
*Heb 5:14 But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.
God is love 1 John 4:8. If a scripture in the Bible is not in the spirit of love and goodness it is Satan's picture and needs to be separated out.
The Bible has caused more misery and suffering throughout history because it has not been rightly divided. Man has used Satan's picture and placed God's name on it
Rev 12:9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him. .
Man must live by every word of God Matt 4:4. God is love, so man must live by every word of love that is in the Bible rightly divided precept must be upon precept, line upon line, here a little and there a little.
*Isa 28:9-10 Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand doctrine? them that are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts. 10For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little: