kopto

ἐκόψασθε: [2 verses]](2nd pl aor ind mid) "You have...lamented" is koptô, which means "to smite", "to pound," "to chop," "to cut off," and "to beat one's breast. -- "Lamented" is a verb that means "to smite", "to pound," "to cut off," and "to beat one's breast." The basic word means to "beat" in the sense of to "hit" or "pound".  It is translated as "mourn" and "lamented" in the Bible but related words are translated as "cut off" and "beat against."