Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search KJV
Your Bible Version is the KJV
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search KJV

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
Search KJV

Let's Connect
Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Absence, Absent

Dictionaries :: Absence, Absent

Choose a new font size and typeface
Below are articles from the following dictionary:
Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Noun Strong's Number: g666 Greek: apousia

Absence, Absent:

lit., "a being away from," is used in Phl 2:12, of the Apostle's absence from Philippi in contrast to his parousia, his presence with the saints there (parousia does not signify merely "a coming," it includes or suggests "the presence" which follows the arrival).

B-1 Verb Strong's Number: g549 Greek: apeimi

Absence, Absent:

"to be absent" (apo, "from," eimi, "to be"), is found in 1Cr 5:3; 2Cr 10:1,11; 13:2,10; Phl 1:27; Col 2:5.
See GO.

B-2 Verb Strong's Number: g1553 Greek: ekdemeo

Absence, Absent:

lit., "to be away from people" (ek, "from," or "out of," demos, "people"), hence came to mean either

(a) "to go abroad, depart;" the Apostle Paul uses it to speak of departing from the body as the earthly abode of the spirit, 2Cr 5:8; or

(b) "to be away;" in the same passage, of being here in the body and absent from the Lord (ver. 6), or being absent from the body and present with the Lord (ver. 8). Its other occurrence is in ver. 9.

C-1 Preposition Strong's Number: g817 Greek: ater

Absence, Absent:

means "without," Luk 22:35, "without purse;" in Luk 22:6, "in the absence (of the multitude)," marg., "without tumult."


The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy of Scripture. Since the text and audio content provided by BLB represent a range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry.

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization