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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


(a) Compounds of ago.

1 Strong's Number: g321 Greek: anago


lit., "to lead up" (ana, "up," ago, "to lead"), is used, in the Middle Voice, as a nautical term, signifying "to set sail, put to sea;" "to depart," Act 27:12, AV (RV, "put to sea"); Act 28:10 (RV, "sailed"); ver. 11 (RV, "set sail"). Cp. epanago, in Luk 5:3, to put out.
See BRING, No. 11.

2 Strong's Number: g3855 Greek: parago


used intransitively, means "to pass by" (para, "by, beside"), and is so translated everywhere in the Gospels, except in the AV of Mat 9:27, "departed;" RV, "passed by." Outside the Gospels it is used in its other meaning, "to pass away," 1Cr 7:31; 1Jo 2:8 (RV), 17

3 Strong's Number: g5217 Greek: hupago


"to go," translated "depart" in Jam 2:16, AV, primarily and lit. meant "to lead under" (hupo, "under"); in its later use, it implied a "going," without noise or notice, or by stealth. In this passage the idea is perhaps that of a polite dismissal, "Go your ways."
See GET, GO.

(b) Compounds of erchomai.

4 Strong's Number: g565 Greek: aperchomai


lit., "to come or go away" (apo), hence, "to set off, depart," e.g., Mat 8:18, is frequent in the Gospels and Acts; Rev 18:14, RV, "are gone."
See COME, No. 11 (Note), GO, PASS.

5 Strong's Number: g1330 Greek: dierchomai


"to come or go through, to pass through to a place," is translated "departed" in Act 13:14, AV; RV, "passing through;" elsewhere it is usually translated "pass through" or "go through."
See COME, No. 5.

6 Strong's Number: g1831 Greek: exerchomai


denotes "to come out, or go out of, to go forth." It is frequently translated by the verb "to depart," e.g., Mat 9:31; in Luk 4:42, for the AV, "He departed and went (No. 8)," the RV has "He came out and went;" in Luk 9:6 the AV and RV agree.
See COME, No. 3.

7 Strong's Number: g2718 Greek: katerchomai


"to come down" (its usual meaning), is translated "departed" in Act 13:4, AV (RV, "went down").
See COME, No. 7.

(c) Poreuo and a compound.

8 Strong's Number: g4198 Greek: poreuo


akin to poros, "a passage," in the Middle Voice signifies "to go on one's way, to depart from one place to another." In some places, where the AV has the verb "to depart," the RV translates by "to go one's way," e.g., Mat 2:9, "went their way;" Mat 11:7; 24:1, "was going on His way." In the following the RV has the verb "to go," for the AV "depart," Luk 4:42 (latter part of verse); Luk 13:31; Jhn 16:7; 2Ti 4:10. In Luk 21:8, "go (after)," is said of disciples or partisans. In some places both AV and RV translate by the verb "to depart," e.g., Mat 19:15; 25:41; Act 5:41; Act 22:21. This verb is to be distinguished from others signifying "to go." It is best rendered, as often as possible, "to go on one's way."

9 Strong's Number: g1607 Greek: ekporeuo


ek, "from," in the Middle and Passive, "to proceed from or forth," more expressive of a definite course than simply "to go forth," is translated "go forth," in Mar 6:11; "went out" in Mat 20:29, RV (AV, "departed"); both have "depart" in Act 25:4. It is frequently translated by the verb "to proceed," and is often best so rendered, e.g., in Rev 9:17, 18, RV, for AV, "issued."
See COME, No. 33.

(d) Compounds of choreo.

10 Strong's Number: g402 Greek: anachoreo


"to go back, recede, retire" (ana, "back or up," choreo, "to make room for, betake oneself," choros, "a place"), is translated "departed" in Mat 2:12-14; 4:12 (RV, "withdrew"); so in Mat 14:13; 15:21, but "departed" in Mat 27:5; "withdrew" in Jhn 6:15. In Mat 2:22 the RV has "withdrew," which is preferable to the AV, "turned aside." The most suitable translation wherever possible, is by the verb "to withdraw."
See PLACE, B, No. 1, GO, No. 15, TURN, Note (1), WITHDRAW.

11 Strong's Number: g672 Greek: apochoreo


"to depart from" (apo), is so translated in Mat 7:23; Luk 9:39; Act 13:13 (both AV and RV). Some mss. have it in Luk 20:20.

12 Strong's Number: g1633 Greek: ekchoreo


signifies "to depart out" (ek), "to leave a place," Luk 21:21.

(e) Chorizo and compounds.

13 Strong's Number: g5563 Greek: chorizo


"to put apart, separate," means, in the Middle Voice, "to separate oneself, to depart from," Act 1:4; 18:1, 2; in marital affairs, 1Cr 7:10, 11, 15; "departed" (RV corrects to "was parted"), Phm 1:15. The verb is also used in Mat 19:6; Mar 10:9; Rom 8:35, 39; Hbr 7:26.
See PUT, No. 14, SEPARATE.

14 Strong's Number: g673 Greek: apochorizo


signifies "to separate off" (apo); in the Middle Voice, "to depart from," Act 15:39, AV, "departed asunder;" RV, "parted asunder;" Rev 6:14, RV, "was removed."

15 Strong's Number: g1316 Greek: diachorizo


lit., "to separate throughout" (dia), i.e., "completely," in the Middle Voice, "to separate oneself definitely from," is used in Luk 9:33, RV, "were parting from."

(f) Various other verbs.

16 Strong's Number: g360 Greek: analuo


lit., "to unloose, undo" (ana, "up, or again"), signifies "to depart," in the sense of "departing" from life, Phl 1:23, a metaphor drawn from loosing moorings preparatory to setting sail, or, according to some, from breaking up an encampment, or from the unyoking of baggage animals.
See DEPARTING, No. 1. In Luk 12:36, it has its other meaning, "to return."

17 Strong's Number: g630 Greek: apoluo


"to loose from" (apo), in the Middle Voice, signifies "to depart," Luk 2:29; Act 23:22, RV, "let go;" 28:25.

18 Strong's Number: g1826 Greek: exeimi


"to go out" (ex, "out," eimi, "to go"), is rendered "went out" in Act 13:42; in Act 27:43, "got," of mariners getting to shore; in Act 17:15, "departed;" in Act 20:7, "to depart."
See GET, GO.

19 Strong's Number: g3332 Greek: metairo


"to make a distinction, to remove, to lift away" (in its transitive sense), is used intransitively in the NT, signifying "to depart," and is said of Christ, in Mat 13:53; 19:1. It could be well translated "removed."

20 Strong's Number: g868 Greek: aphistemi


in the Active Voice, used transitively, signifies "to cause to depart, to cause to revolt," Act 5:37; used intransitively, "to stand off, or aloof, or to depart from anyone," Luk 4:13; 13:27; Act 5:38 ("refrain from"); 12:10; 15:38; 19:9; 22:29; 2Cr 12:8; metaphorically, "to fall away," 2Ti 2:19; in the Middle Voice, "to withdraw or absent oneself from," Luk 2:37; to "apostatize," Luk 8:13; 1Ti 4:1; Hbr 3:12, RV, "falling away."

21 Strong's Number: g525 Greek: apallasso


lit., "to change from" (apo, "from," allasso, "to change"), is used once of "departing," said of the removal of diseases, Act 19:12. In Hbr 2:15 it signifies "to deliver, release." In Luk 12:58, it is used in a legal sense, "to be quit of."

22 Strong's Number: g3327 Greek: metabaino


is rendered "to depart" in Mat 8:34; 11:1; 12:9; 15:29; Jhn 7:3; 13:1; Act 18:7.


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