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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #646 - ἀποστασία

Transliteration
apostasía
Phonetics
ap-os-tas-ee'-ah
Origin
feminine of the same as (647)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
1:513,88
Definition
Thayer's
  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');  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (2)
Acts
1
2 Thessalonians
1
NAS (2)
Acts
1
2 Thessalonians
1
HCS (2)
Acts
1
2 Thessalonians
1
BSB (2)
Acts
1
2 Thessalonians
1
ESV (2)
Acts
1
2 Thessalonians
1
WEB (2)
Acts
1
2 Thessalonians
1
Verse Results
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.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

άποστασία , -ας ,

(< ἀφίστημι ),

[in LXX for H4604, etc.;]

defection, apostasy, revolt; in late Gk. (MM, Exp., viii; Lft., Notes, 111; Cremer, 308) for cl. ἀπόστασις , freq. in sense of political revolt, in LXX (e.g. Joshua 22:22, 2 Chronicles 29:19, Jeremiah 2:19) and NT always of religious apostasy: Acts 21:21, 2 Thessalonians 2:3.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

The noun ἀποστάτης (cf. LXX Dan 3.32) occurs in P Revill Mél (B.C. 130) (= Witkowski,.2 p. 96) χρήσασθαι δ᾽ αὐτοῖς ὡς ἀποστάταις (sc. τοῖς ἐν Ἑρμώνθει ὄχλοις), whom a certain Paon μετὰ δυνατῶν ἱκανῶν is sailing up the Nile to reduce (καταστῆσαι). So in Syll 930.50 (B.C. 112) τινες τῶν ἐγ Βοιωτίας ἀποστά [ται ] γεγενημένοι. In P Amh II.30.33 ff (ii/B.C.) we read of the burning of title-deeds by Egyptian ";rebels,"; ἠναγκάσθην ὑπὸ τῶν Αἰγυπτίων ἀποστατῶν ἐνέγκαι τὰς συνγραφὰς καὶ ταύτας κατακαῦσαι. The old word ἀπόστασις, equivalent to –σία (cf. 1 Maccabees 2:15, Acts 21:21, and see Nägeli, p. 31), occurs in P Par 36.13 (ii/B.C.), where a temple recluse petitions the strategus against the conduct of certain persons who had forced their way into the temple, βουλόμενοι ἐξσπάσαι με καὶ ἀγαγῆσαι, καθάπερ καὶ ἐν τοῖς πρότερον χρόνοις ἐπεχείρησαν, οὔσης ἀποστάσεως. For the adj. ἀποστατικός, see P Tor 8.68 (B.C. 119) ἀποστατικῶι τρόπωι. In the same line αὐτοκρασίαι occurs, an illustration of the Hellenistic tendency to form new nouns in –σία : see Lobeck, Parerga, p. 528 f.

 

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Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
αποστασια αποστασία ἀποστασία αποστασιαν αποστασίαν ἀποστασίαν apostasia apostasía apostasian apostasían
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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