The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 868 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
afistemifrom (575) and (2476)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
af-is'-tay-mee Verb
  1. to make stand off, cause to withdraw, to remove
    1. to excite to revolt
  2. to stand off, to stand aloof
    1. to go away, to depart from anyone
    2. to desert, withdraw from one
    3. to fall away, become faithless
    4. to shun, flee from
    5. to cease to vex one
    6. to withdraw one's self from, to fall away
    7. to keep one's self from, absent one's self from
NAS Word Usage - Total: 14
abstain 1, depart 1, departed 1, deserted 1, drew away 1, fall away 2, falls away 1, leave 1, left 2, let go 1, stay away 1, withdrew 1
NAS Verse Count
2 Corinthians1
1 Timothy1
2 Timothy1

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