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Lexicon :: Strong's G863 - aphiēmi

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aphiēmi (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἀπό (G575) and hiemi (to send, an intens. form of eimi, to go)
143x in 36 unique form(s)
146x in 40 unique form(s)
75x in 27 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:509,88

Strong’s Definitions

ἀφίημι aphíēmi, af-ee'-ay-mee; from G575 and ἵημι híēmi (to send; an intensive form of εἶμι eîmi, to go); to send forth, in various applications (as follow):—cry, forgive, forsake, lay aside, leave, let (alone, be, go, have), omit, put (send) away, remit, suffer, yield up.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 146x

The KJV translates Strong's G863 in the following manner: leave (52x), forgive (47x), suffer (14x), let (8x), forsake (6x), let alone (6x), miscellaneous (13x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 146x
The KJV translates Strong's G863 in the following manner: leave (52x), forgive (47x), suffer (14x), let (8x), forsake (6x), let alone (6x), miscellaneous (13x).
  1. to send away

    1. to bid going away or depart

      1. of a husband divorcing his wife

    2. to send forth, yield up, to expire

    3. to let go, let alone, let be

      1. to disregard

      2. to leave, not to discuss now, (a topic)

        1. of teachers, writers and speakers

      3. to omit, neglect

    4. to let go, give up a debt, forgive, to remit

    5. to give up, keep no longer

  2. to permit, allow, not to hinder, to give up a thing to a person

  3. to leave, go way from one

    1. in order to go to another place

    2. to depart from any one

    3. to depart from one and leave him to himself so that all mutual claims are abandoned

    4. to desert wrongfully

    5. to go away leaving something behind

    6. to leave one by not taking him as a companion

    7. to leave on dying, leave behind one

    8. to leave so that what is left may remain, leave remaining

    9. abandon, leave destitute

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀφίημι aphíēmi, af-ee'-ay-mee; from G575 and ἵημι híēmi (to send; an intensive form of εἶμι eîmi, to go); to send forth, in various applications (as follow):—cry, forgive, forsake, lay aside, leave, let (alone, be, go, have), omit, put (send) away, remit, suffer, yield up.
ἀφίημι; present 2 person singular ἀφείς (from the form ἀφέω, Revelation 2:20 for Rec. ἐᾷς) [3 person plural ἀφίοῦσιν Revelation 11:9: Tdf. editions 2, 7, from a form ἀφιέω; cf. Buttmann, 48 (42)]; imperfect 3 person singular ἤφιε, with the augment before the preposition, Mark 1:34; Mark 11:16, from the form ἀφίω; whence also present 1 person plural ἀφίομεν Luke 11:4 L T Tr WH for ἀφίεμεν Rec. and 3 person ἀφίουσιν Revelation 11:9 L T Tr WH; [see WH's Appendix, p. 167]; future ἀφήσω; 1 aorist ἀφῆκα, 2 person singular -κες Revelation 2:4 T Tr WH [cf. κοπιάω]; 2 aorist imperative ἄφες, ἄφετε, subjunctive 3 person singular ἀφῇ, 2 person plural ἀφῆτε, [infinitive ἀφεῖναι (Matthew 23:23 L T Tr WH; Luke 5:21 L text T Tr WH)], participle ἀφείς, ἀφέντες; passive, present ἀφίεμαι [yet 3 person plural ἀφίονται John 20:23 WH marginal reading etc.; cf. ἀφίω above]; perfect 3 person plural ἀφέωνται (a Doric form [cf. Winer's Grammar, § 14, 3 a.; Buttman, 49 (42); Kühner, § 285, 4], Matthew 9:2, 5; Mark 2:5, [Mark 2:9] — in both these Gospels L [except in Mark marginal reading] T Tr WH have restored the present 3 person plural ἀφίενται; Luke 5:20, 23; Luke 7:47 [Luke 7:48]; John 20:23 L text T Tr text WH text; 1 John 2:12); 1 aorist ἀφέθην; future ἀφεθήσομαι; cf. Winers Grammar, § 14, 3; Buttmann, 48 (42); [WHs Appendix, p. 167; Veitch, under the word ἵημι]; (from ἀπό and ἵημι); [from Homer down]; to send from (ἀπό) oneself;
1. to send away;
a. to bid go away or depart: τοὺς ὄχλους, Matthew 13:36 [others refer this to 3 below]; τὴν γυναῖκα, of a husband putting away his wife, 1 Corinthians 7:11-13 (Herodotus 5, 39; and a substantive, ἄφεσις, Plutarch, Pomp c. 42, 6).
b. to send forth, yield up, emit: τὸ πνεῦμα, to expire, Matthew 27:59 (τὴν ψυχήν, Genesis 35:18; Herodotus 4, 190 and often in other Greek writings [see πνεῦμα, 2]), φωνήν to utter a cry (emittere vocem, Livy 1, 58), Mark 15:37 (Genesis 45:2 and often in Greek writings; [cf. Heinichen on Eusebius, h. e. 8, 14, 17]).
c. to let go, let alone, let be;
α. to disregard: Matthew 15:14.
β. to leave, not to discuss now, a topic, used of tethers, writers, speakers, etc.: Hebrews 6:1 (Euripides, Andr. 392; Theophrastus, char. praef. § 3; for other examples from Greek writings see Bleek on Heb. vol. 2:2, p. 144f) [others take the word in Hebrews, the passage cited as expressive of the duty of the readers, rather than the purpose of the writer; and consequently refer the passage to 3 below].
γ. to omit, neglect: Matthew 23:23 [Luke 11:42 R G]; Mark 7:8; Romans 1:27.
d. to let go, give up, a debt, by not demanding it (opposed to κρατεῖν, John 20:23), i. e. to remit, forgive: τὸ δάνειον, Matthew 18:27; τὴν ὀφειλήν, Matthew 18:32; τὰ ὀφειλήματα, Matthew 6:12; τὰ παραπτώματα, Matthew 6:14; Mark 11:25f. [T Tr WH omit Mark 11:26]; τὰς ἁμαρτίας, τὰ ἁμαρτήματα, τάς ἀνομίας, Matthew 9:2, 5; Matthew 12:31; Mark 2:5, 7; Mark 3:28; Luke 5:20f, 23; Romans 4:7 (from Psalm 31:1 (Ps. 32:1)); 1 John 1:9; James 5:15 (Isaiah 22:14; Isaiah 33:24, etc.); τ. ἐπίνοιαν τῆς καρδίας, Acts 8:22, (τὴν αἰτίαν, Herodotus 6, 30; τὰ χρέα, Aelian v. h. 14, 24); absolutely, ἀφιέναι τινί to forgive one: Matthew 12:32; Matthew 18:21, 35; Mark 4:12; Luke 11:4; Luke 12:10; Luke 17:3; Luke 23:34 [L brackets WH reject the passage].
e. to give up, keep no longer: τὴν πρώτην ἀγάπην, Revelation 2:4.
2. to permit, allow, not to hinder;
a. followed by a present infinitive [Buttmann, 258 (222)]: Mark 10:14; Luke 18:16 ἄφετε ἔρχεσθαι καὶ μὴ κωλύετε αὐτά, Matthew 13:30; Mark 1:34; John 11:44; John 18:8. by the aorist infinitive: Matthew 8:22; Matthew 23:13 (14); Mark 5:37; Mark 7:12, 27; Luke 8:51; Luke 9:60; Luke 12:39; Revelation 11:9.
b. without an infinitive: Matthew 3:15 (ἄφες ἄρτι permit it just now). with an accusative of the person or thing permitted: Matthew 3:15 τότε ἀφίησιν αὐτόν, Mark 5:19; Mark 11:6; Mark 14:6; Luke 13:8; John 12:7 R G; John 11:48; Acts 5:38 (L T Tr WH; R G ἐάσατε); Revelation 2:20 (Rec. ἐᾷς).
c. ἀφίημι τινί τι, to give up a thing to one: Matthew 5:40 (ἄφες αὐτῷ καὶ τὸ ἱμάτιον).
d. followed by ἵνα: Mark 11:16; John 12:7 L T Tr WH, a later construction, cf. Winers Grammar, § 44, 8; Buttmann, 238 (205).
e. followed by the simple hortative subjunctive: Matthew 7:4; Luke 6:42 (ἄφες ἐκβάλω); Matthew 27:49; Mark 15:36 (ἄφετε ἴδωμεν); Epictetus diss. 1, 9, 15 ἄφες δείξωμεν, 3, 12, 15 ἄφες ἴδω. Cf. Buttmann, 209f (181f); Winer's Grammar, 285 (268).
3. to leave, go away from one; to depart from anyone,
a. in order to go to another place: Matthew 22:22; Matthew 26:44; Mark 8:13 (Matthew 16:4 καταλιπών); Mark 12:12; 13:34; John 4:3; John 16:28.
b. to depart from one whom one wishes to quit: Matthew 4:11; so of diseases departing, ἀφῆκέν τινα πυρετός, Matthew 8:15; Mark 1:31; Luke 4:39; John 4:52.
c. to depart from one and leave him to himself, so that all mutual claims are abandoned: τὸν πατέρα, Matthew 4:22; Mark 1:20; Matthew 18:12 (Luke 15:4 καταλείπει). Thus also ἀφιέναι τὰ ἑαυτοῦ to leave possessions, home, etc.: Matthew 4:20; Matthew 19:27, 29; Mark 1:18; Mark 10:28; Luke 5:11; Luke 18:28f.
d. to desert one (wrongfully): Matthew 26:56; Mark 14:50; John 10:12.
e. to go away leaving something behind: Matthew 5:24; John 4:28.
f. to leave one by not taking him as a companion: opposed to παραλαμβάνειν, Matthew 24:40f: Luke 17:34f.
g. to leave on dying, leave behind one: τέκνα, γυναῖκα, Matthew 22:25; Mark 12:20, 22 (Luke 20:31 καταλείπω).
h. to leave so that what is left may remain, leave remaining: οὐ μὴ ἀφεθῇ ὧδε λίθος ἐπὶ λίθον [or λίθῳ], Matthew 24:2; Mark 13:2; Luke 21:6.
i. ἀφιέναι followed by the accusative of a noun or pronoun with an accusative of the predicate [Buttmann, § 144, 18]: Luke 10:30 (ἡμιθανῆ); John 14:18 (τινὰ ὀρθανόν); Matthew 23:38; Luke 13:35 (but Lachmann omits ἔρημος in both passages, WH text omits in Matthew, G T Tr WH omit in Luke; that being omitted, ἀφιέναι means to abandon, to leave destitute of God's help); Acts 14:17 (ἀμάρτυρον ἑαυτόν [L T Tr αὐτόν (WH αὑτ. which see)]).
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Strong's Number G863 matches the Greek ἀφίημι (aphiēmi),
which occurs 146 times in 133 verses in the TR Greek.

Page 1 / 3 (Mat 3:15–Mar 4:12)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:15 - But Jesus answered and said to him, “Permit G863 it at this time; for in this way it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness.” Then he *permitted G863 Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:11 - Then the devil *left G863 Him; and behold, angels came and began to minister to Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:20 - And immediately they left G863 their nets and followed Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:22 - And immediately they left G863 the boat and their father, and followed Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:24 - leave G863 your [fn]offering there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother, and then come and present your [fn]offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:40 - “And if anyone wants to sue you and take your [fn]tunic, let G863 him have G863 your [fn]garment also.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:12 -

‘And forgive G863 us our debts, as we also have forgiven G863 our debtors.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:14 -

“For if you forgive G863 [fn]others for their transgressions, your heavenly Father will also forgive G863 you.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:15 - “But if you do not forgive G863 [fn]others, then your Father will not forgive G863 your transgressions.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:4 - “Or how [fn]can you say to your brother, ‘Let G863 me take the speck out of your eye,’ and behold, the log is in your own eye?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:15 - And He touched her hand, and the fever left G863 her; and she got up and began [fn]waiting on Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:22 - But Jesus *said to him, “Follow Me, and allow G863 the dead to bury their own dead.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:2 -

And behold, they brought to Him a paralytic lying on a bed. Seeing their faith, Jesus said to the paralytic, “Take courage, [fn]son; your sins are forgiven G863.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:5 - “For which is easier, to say, ‘Your sins are forgiven G863,’ or to say, ‘Get up and walk’?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:6 - “But so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive G863 sins—then He *said to the paralytic, “Get up, pick up your bed and go home.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:31 -

“Therefore I say to you, any sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven G863 people, but the blasphemy against the Spirit shall not be forgiven G863.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:32 - “And whoever [fn]speaks a word against the Son of Man, it shall be forgiven G863 him; but whoever [fn]speaks against the Holy Spirit, it shall not be forgiven G863 him, either in this age or in the age to come.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:30 - ‘Allow G863 both to grow together until the harvest; and in the time of the harvest I will say to the reapers, “First gather up the tares and bind them in bundles to burn them up; but gather the wheat into my barn.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:36 -

Then He left G863 the crowds and went into the house. And His disciples came to Him and said, “Explain to us the parable of the [fn]tares of the field.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:14 - “Let G863 them alone G863; they are blind guides [fn]of the blind. And if a blind man guides a blind man, both will fall into a pit.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:12 -

“What do you think? If any man has one hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave G863 the ninety-nine on the mountains and go and search for the one that is straying?

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:21 -

Then Peter came and said to Him, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive G863 him? Up to seven times?”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:27 - “And feeling compassion, the lord of that slave released him and forgave G863 him the [fn]debt.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:32 - “Then summoning him, his lord *said to him, ‘You wicked slave, I forgave G863 you all that debt because you pleaded with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:35 - “My heavenly Father will also do the same to you, if each of you does not forgive G863 his brother from your hearts.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:14 - But Jesus said, [fn]Let G863 the children alone G863, and do not hinder them from coming to Me; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:27 -

Then Peter answered and said to Him, “Behold, we have left G863 everything and followed You; what then will there be for us?”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:29 - “And everyone who has left G863 houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother [fn]or children or farms for My name’s sake, will receive [fn]one hundred times as much, and will inherit eternal life.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:22 - And hearing this, they marveled, and leaving G863 Him, they went away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:25 - “Now there were seven brothers with us; and the first married and died, and having no [fn]seed, he left G863 his wife to his brother;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:13 -

“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you shut off the kingdom of heaven [fn]from [fn]people; for you do not enter in yourselves, nor do you allow G863 those who are entering to go in.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:23 -

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and [fn]cumin, and have neglected G863 the weightier provisions of the Law: justice and mercy and faithfulness; but these are the things you should have done without neglecting G863 the others.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:38 - “Behold, your house is being left G863 to you desolate!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:2 - And He answered and said to them, “Do you not see all these things? Truly I say to you, not one stone here will be left G863 upon another, which will not be torn down.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:40 - “Then there will be two in the field; one [fn]will be taken, and one [fn]will be left G863.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:41 - “Two women will be grinding grain at the [fn]mill; one [fn]will be taken and one [fn]will be left G863.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:44 - And He left G863 them again, and went away and prayed a third time, saying the same thing once more.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:56 - “But all this has taken place in order that the Scriptures of the prophets would be fulfilled.” Then all the disciples left G863 Him and fled.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:49 - But the rest of them were saying, “[fn]Let G863 us see whether Elijah will come to save Him[fn].”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:50 - And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice, and yielded G863 up G863 His spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:18 - And immediately they left G863 their nets and followed Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:20 - And immediately He called them; and they left G863 their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired servants, and went away [fn]to follow Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:31 - And He came to her and raised her up, taking her by the hand, and the fever left G863 her, and she [fn]began waiting on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:34 - And He healed many who were ill with various diseases, and cast out many demons; and He was not permitting G863 the demons to speak, because they knew who He was.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:5 - And Jesus seeing their faith *said to the paralytic, “Child, your sins are forgiven G863.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:7 - “Why does this man speak that way? He is blaspheming; who can forgive G863 sins [fn]but God alone?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:9 - “Which is easier, to say to the paralytic, ‘Your sins are forgiven G863’; or to say, ‘Get up, and pick up your mat and walk’?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:10 - “But so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive G863 sins—He *said to the paralytic,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:28 -

“Truly I say to you, all sins shall be forgiven G863 the sons of men, and whatever blasphemies they utter;


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