859: ἄφεσις


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Dodson dictionary

859
ἄφεσις, εως, ἡ,       Noun, Feminine
a sending away, a letting go, a release, pardon, complete forgiveness.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

HELPS Lexicon excerpt

Cognate: 859 áphesis (from 863/aphíēmi, "send away, forgive" ) – properly, "what is sent away"; i.e. remission ("forgiveness"), releasing someone from obligation or debt.  See863 (aphíēmi).

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Strong's Greek Dictionary

859
ἄφεσις (áphesis)
from 863; freedom; (figuratively) pardon
:--deliverance, forgiveness, liberty, remission.

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)