Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #672 - ἀποχωρέω
- to go away, depart
ἀποχωρ-έω, fut. -ήσομαι Th. 3.13, D. 25.78: —
1.go from or away from, δόμων Ar. Ach. 456; ἐκ τοῦ στρατοπέδου Pl. R. 394a.
2. abs., depart, πάλιν ἀ. E. IT 265; withdraw, ἐπὶ τὰ ἀναγκαῖα v.l. in X. Cyr. 1.6.36; esp. after a defeat, retire, retreat, Th. 2.89, etc.; πρὸς τὴν πόλιν X. HG 4.4.11; ἐπὶ τῆς Κορίνθου Th. 2.94.
3. ἀ.ἐκ τῶν πόλεων.. withdraw from.., give up possession of, X. HG 5.2.13. metaph., withdraw or dissent from opinions, δοξῶν Gal. 15.356, cf. Arr. Epict. 4.1.53.
4. turn out, succeed, Phld. Rh. 1.105S.; of persons, κατὰ τρόπον ἀ. to be successful, ib.2.259S.
5. have recourse, εἴς, ἐπί τι, D. 18.104.22.168.
II pass off, esp. of the excretions of the body, Hp. Judic. 10, X. Cyr. 1.2.16; τὰ ἀποχωροῦντα excrements, Id. Mem. 1.4.6; τὸ ἀποχωροῦν excretion, Arist. GA 725b15.
III of places, to be distant, μέρη ἀποκεχωρηκότα Plb. 15.27.8; ἀ. ὡς πόδα to be a foot apart, Apollod. Poliorc. 165.1.
ἀπο -χωρέω , -ῶ ,
[in LXX: Jeremiah 46:5 (H5472), 2 Maccabees 4:33, 3 Maccabees 2:33 *;]
to go away, depart, withdraw: seq. ἀπό , Matthew 7:23, Luke 9:39, Acts 13:13 (absol., Luke 20:20, Tr., mg.).†
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In the interesting census return P Lond 260.120 (A.D. 72–3) (= II. p. 51) reference is made to the son of a man who had acquired the Alexandrian citizenship and ἀποκεχ w eivj thivdi,an, ";had returned to his own country,"; who consequently was to be reckoned as Alexandrian. Cf. P Lond 44.18 (B.C. 161) (= I. p. 34) ἀπεχώρουν, and the illiterate P Fay 116.20 (A.D. 104) αἰὰν [ἀπο ]χωρῶι πέμσωι πρὸς [σὲ εἵ ]να σε ἀσπάσωμαι, ";if I leave I will send to you to greet you.";
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