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Dictionaries :: Flee, Fled

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g5343 Greek: pheugo

Flee, Fled:

"to flee from or away" (Lat., fugio; Eng., "fugitive," etc.), besides its literal significance, is used metaphorically,

(a) transitively, of "fleeing" fornication, 1Cr 6:18; idolatry, 1Cr 10:14; evil doctrine, questionings, disputes of words, envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings, wranglings, and the love of money, 1Ti 6:11; youthful lusts, 2Ti 2:22;

(b) intransitively, of the "flight" of physical matter, Rev 16:20; 20:11; of death, Rev 9:6.

2 Strong's Number: g1628 Greek: ekpheugo

Flee, Fled:

"to flee away, escape" (ek, "from," and No. 1), is translated "fled" in Act 16:27 (AV only); 19:16. In Hbr 12:25 the best mss. have this verb instead of No. 1.

3 Strong's Number: g2703 Greek: katapheugo

Flee, Fled:

"to flee for refuge" (kata, used intensively, and No. 1), is used

(a) literally in Act 14:6;

(b) metaphorically in Hbr 6:18, of "fleeing" for refuge to lay hold upon hope.

Note: For apopheugo and diapheugo, see ESCAPE.

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