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The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 568 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
apecofrom (575) and (2192)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ap-ekh'-o Verb
  1. have
    1. to hold back, keep off, prevent
    2. to have wholly or in full, to have received
    3. it is enough, sufficient
  2. to be away, absent, distant
  3. to hold one's self off, abstain
"have" in Mat. 6.2, is modified with a prefix which changes itsmeaning to "have in full" and was commonly used on business receiptsto mean "paid in full". No payment or service was expected to followthe close of the transaction.
NAS Word Usage - Total: 17
abstain 5, abstaining 1, away 1, away* 1, enough 1, have...back 1, have...in full 3, have received 1, have received in full 1, off 1, receiving...in full 1
NAS Verse Count
1 Thessalonians2
1 Timothy1
1 Peter1

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 Apecho". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.