Aphesis

The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 859 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
a[fesißfrom (863)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Aphesis1:509,88
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
af'-es-is Noun Feminine
Definition
  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
King James Word Usage - Total: 17
remission 9, forgiveness 6, deliverance 1, liberty 1
KJV Verse Count
Matthew1
Mark2
Luke4
Acts5
Ephesians1
Colossians1
Hebrews2


Total16
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Aphesis". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .