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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #646 - ἀποστασία

Word Origin:
feminine of the same as (647)
Parts of Speech:
Noun Feminine
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a falling away, defection, apostasy
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1100 ‑ בְּלִיַּעַל (bel‑e‑yah'‑al);   4604 ‑ מַעַל (mah'‑al);   4777 ‑ מֶרֶד (meh'‑red);   7200 ‑ רָאָה (raw‑aw');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀπο-στᾰσία, ἡ,

late form for ἀπόστασις,

1. defection, revolt, v.l. in D.H. 7.1, J. Vit. 10, Plu. Galb. 1; esp. in religious sense, rebellion against God, apostasy, LXX Joshua 22:22, 2 Thessalonians 2:3.

2. departure, disappearance, Olymp. in Mete. 320.2.

3. distinguishing, c. gen., Elias in Cat. 119.7.

4. distance, Archim. Aren. 1.5.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 ἀποστασία, ἀποστασιας, (ἀφισταμαι), a falling away, defection, apostasy; in the Bible namely, from the true religion: Acts 21:21; 2 Thessalonians 2:3; (( Joshua 22:22; 2 Chronicles 29:19; 2 Chronicles 33:19); Jeremiah 2:19; Jeremiah 36:(29) 32 Complutensian; 1 Maccabees 2:15). The earlier Greeks say ἀπόστασις; see Lob. ad Phryn., p. 528; ( Winer's Grammar, 24).

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αποστασια αποστασία ἀποστασία αποστασιαν αποστασίαν ἀποστασίαν apostasia apostasía apostasian apostasían
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