Aphesis

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   859  
Original WordWord Origin
afesißfrom (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
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 17
forgiveness 15, free* 1, release 1
 
NAS 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 NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.