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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words
is used in the Middle Voice to signify "to bid adieu to a person." It primarily means "to set apart, separate" (apo, "from," tasso, "to set, arrange"); then, "to take leave of, to bid farewell to," Mark 6:46 (RV); Luke 9:61; "to give parting instructions to," Acts 18:18,21; 2 Corinthians 2:13; "to forsake, renounce," Luke 14:33 . See FORSAKE , RENOUNCE , SEND , Note (2) at end.
"to bid farewell" (apo, "from," aspazomai, "to greet"), is used in Acts 21:6 , AV, "had taken our leave of;" RV, "bade ... farewell."
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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Bid Farewell'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/b/bid-farewell.html. 1940.
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