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Lexicon :: Strong's G859 - aphesis

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ἄφεσις
Transliteration
aphesis (Key)
Pronunciation
af'-es-is
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:28 - for this is My blood of the covenant, which is being poured out for many for forgiveness G859 of sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:4 - John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness, [fn]preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness G859 of sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:29 - but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness G859, but is guilty of an eternal sin
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:77 - To give His people the knowledge of salvation
[fn]By the forgiveness G859 of their sins,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:3 - And he came into all the region around the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentance [fn]for the forgiveness G859 of sins;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:18 - “THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD IS UPON ME,
BECAUSE HE ANOINTED ME TO BRING GOOD NEWS TO THE POOR.
HE HAS SENT ME TO PROCLAIM RELEASE G859 TO CAPTIVES,
AND RECOVERY OF SIGHT TO THE BLIND,
TO SET FREE G859 THOSE WHO ARE OPPRESSED,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:47 - and that repentance [fn]for forgiveness G859 of sins would be proclaimed [fn]in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:38 - Peter said to them, “Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness G859 of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:31 - “He is the one whom God exalted [fn]to His right hand as a [fn]Prince and a Savior, to grant repentance to Israel, and forgiveness G859 of sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:43 - “All the prophets testify of Him, that through His name everyone who believes in Him receives forgiveness G859 of sins.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:38 - “Therefore let it be known to you, [fn]brothers, that through [fn]Him forgiveness G859 of sins is proclaimed to you,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:18 - to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light, and from the [fn]power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness G859 of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:7 - In [fn]Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness G859 of our wrongdoings, according to the riches of His grace
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:14 - in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness G859 of sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:22 - And almost all things are cleansed with blood, according to the Law, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness G859.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:18 - Now where there is forgiveness G859 of these things, an offering for sin is no longer required.

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