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Lexicon :: Strong's G859 - aphesis

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ἄφεσις
Transliteration
aphesis
Pronunciation
ä'-fe-sēs (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:509,88

Trench's Synonyms: xxxiii. ἄφεσις, πάρεσις.

Strong’s Definitions

ἄφεσις áphesis, af'-es-is; from G863; freedom; (figuratively) pardon:—deliverance, forgiveness, liberty, remission.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's G859 in the following manner: remission (9x), forgiveness (6x), deliverance (1x), liberty (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's G859 in the following manner: remission (9x), forgiveness (6x), deliverance (1x), liberty (1x).
  1. release from bondage or imprisonment

  2. forgiveness or pardon, of sins (letting them go as if they had never been committed), remission of the penalty

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἄφεσις áphesis, af'-es-is; from G863; freedom; (figuratively) pardon:—deliverance, forgiveness, liberty, remission.
STRONGS NT 859: ἄφεσις
ἄφεσις, -εως, , (ἀφίημι);
1. release, as from bondage, imprisonment, etc.: Luke 4:18 (Luke 4:19) (Isaiah 61:1f; Polybius 1, 79, 12, etc.).
2. ἄφεσις ἁμαρτιῶν forgiveness, pardon, of sins (properly, the letting them go, as if they had not been committed [see at length Trench, § xxxiii.]), remission of their penalty: Matthew 26:28; Mark 1:4; Luke 1:77; Luke 3:3; Luke 24:47; Acts 2:38; Acts 5:31; Acts 10:43; Acts 13:38; Acts 26:18; Colossians 1:14; τῶν παραπτωμάτων, Ephesians 1:7; and simply ἄφεσις: Mark 3:29; Hebrews 9:22; Hebrews 10:18 (φόνου, Plato, legg. 9, p. 869 d.; ἐγκλημάτων, Diodorus 20, 44 [so Dionysius Halicarnassus 50:8 § 50, see also 7, 33; 7, 46; especially 7, 64; ἁμαρτημάτων, Philo, vit. Moys. 3:17; others.]).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Isaiah
61:1
Matthew
26:28
Mark
1:4; 3:29
Luke
1:77; 3:3; 4:18; 4:19; 24:47
Acts
2:38; 5:31; 10:43; 13:38; 26:18
Ephesians
1:7
Colossians
1:14
Hebrews
9:22; 10:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G859 matches the Greek ἄφεσις (aphesis),
which occurs 17 times in 16 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:28 - “For this is My blood of the new[fn] covenant, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:4 - John came baptizing in the wilderness and preaching a baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:29 - “but he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is subject to eternal condemnation”—
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:77 - To give knowledge of salvation to His people
By the remission of their sins,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:3 - And he went into all the region around the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentance for the remission of sins,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:18 - “The Spirit of the LORD is upon Me,
Because He has anointed Me
To preach the gospel to
the poor;
He has sent Me
to heal the brokenhearted,[fn]
To proclaim liberty to the captives
And recovery of sight to
the blind,
To
set at liberty those who are oppressed;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:47 - “and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in His name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:38 - Then Peter said to them, “Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:31 - “Him God has exalted to His right hand to be Prince and Savior, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:43 - “To Him all the prophets witness that, through His name, whoever believes in Him will receive remission of sins.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:38 - “Therefore let it be known to you, brethren, that through this Man is preached to you the forgiveness of sins;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:18 - ‘to open their eyes, in order to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in Me.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:7 - In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:14 - in whom we have redemption through His blood,[fn] the forgiveness of sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:22 - And according to the law almost all things are purified with blood, and without shedding of blood there is no remission.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:18 - Now where there is remission of these, there is no longer an offering for sin.
 
 
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