ESCHEW es-choo' (cur; ekklino): Only 4 times in the King James Version (Job 1:1,8; 2:3; 1 Peter 3:11), in all of which the American Standard Revised Version renders by the appropriate form of "turn away from." Copyright Statement These files are public domain. Bibliography Information Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ESCHEW'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.