The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 630 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
apoluofrom (575) and (3089)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ap-ol-oo'-o Verb
  1. to set free
  2. to let go, dismiss, (to detain no longer)
    1. a petitioner to whom liberty to depart is given by a decisive answer
    2. to bid depart, send away
  3. to let go free, release
    1. a captive i.e. to loose his bonds and bid him depart, to give him liberty to depart
    2. to acquit one accused of a crime and set him at liberty
    3. indulgently to grant a prisoner leave to depart
    4. to release a debtor, i.e. not to press one's claim against him, to remit his debt
  4. used of divorce, to dismiss from the house, to repudiate. The wife of a Greek or Roman may divorce her husband.
  5. to send one's self away, to depart
NAS Word Usage - Total: 67
dismissed 1, divorce 3, divorced 2, divorces 5, freed 1, leaving 1, let...go 2, pardon 1, pardoned 1, release 20, released 8, releasing...to depart 1, send...away 9, sending...away 1, sending away 1, sends...away 1, sent...away 6, sent away 2, set free 1
NAS Verse Count

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

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