859: ἄφεσις

Noun, Feminine


Dodson dictionary

G859 ἄφεσις, εως, ἡ

Transliteration: áphesis

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Feminine

Definition: a sending away, a letting go, a release, pardon, complete forgiveness.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G859 ἄφεσις

Transliteration: áphesis

Derivation: from G863;

Definition: freedom; (figuratively) pardon

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

ἄφεσις

G859 

Occurrences in the NT: 17

ἄφεσις, -εως, ἡ
(< ἀφίημι), [in LXX for יוֹבֵל, דְּרוֹר, etc. (v. Deiss., BS, 98 ff.; MM, s.v.);]
1. dismissal, release: Lk 4:18.
2. Metaph., of sins (never in LXX), pardon, remission of penalty: ἁμαρτιῶν, Mt 26:28, Mk 1:4, Lk 1:77 3:3 24:47, Ac 2:38 5:31 10:43 13:38 26:18, Col 1:14; παραπτωμάτων, Eph 1:7; absol., Mk 3:29, He 9:22 10:18 (cf. DB, ii, 56; DCG, i, 437, ii, 605; Cremer, 297 f.).†
SYN.: πάρεσις, q.v. (and cf. Tr., § xxxiii).

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition