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Entry for Strong's #657 - ἀποτάσσομαι

Transliteration
apotássomai
Phonetics
ap-ot-as'-som-ahee  
Word Origin
middle voice from (575) and (5021)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
8:33,
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to set apart, separate
    1. to separate one's self, withdraw one's self from anyone
      1. to take leave of, bid farewell to
    2. to renounce, forsake
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2976 ‑ יָאַשׁ (yaw‑ash');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (6) NAS (6) HCS (6)
Mark 1
Luke 2
Acts 2
2 Corinthians 1
Mark 1
Luke 2
Acts 2
2 Corinthians 1
Mark 1
Luke 2
Acts 2
2 Corinthians 1
BYZ TIS TR
V-ADI-3S 1
V-AMN 1
V-AMP-NSM 3
V-PMI-3S 1
V-AMN 1
V-AMP-NSM 4
V-PMI-3S 1
V-ADI-3S 1
V-AMN 1
V-AMP-NSM 3
V-PMI-3S 1
NA WH
V-AMN 1
V-AMP-NSM 5
V-PMI-3S 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀποταìσσομαι

Middle voice from G575 and G5021

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀποτάσσω: to set apart, to separate; in the N. T. only in the middle ἀποτάσσομαι; 1 aorist ἀπεταξαμην;

1. properly, to separate oneself, withdraw oneself from anyone, i. e. to take leave of, bid farewell to (Vulg. valefacio (etc.)): τίνι, Mark 6:46; Luke 9:61; Acts 18:18, 21 (here L T Tr omit the dative); 2 Corinthians 2:13. (That the early Greek writers never so used the word, but said ἀσπάζεσθαι τινα, is shown by Lobeck ad Phryn., p. 23f; (cf. Winers Grammar, 23 (22); Buttmann, 179 (156)).)

2. tropically, to renounce, forsake: τίνι, Luke 14:33. (So also Josephus, Antiquities 11, 6, 8; Phil. alleg. iii. § 48; ταῖς τοῦ φροντισι, Eusebius, h. e. 2, 17, 5; (τῷ βίῳ, Ignatius ad Philadelph. 11, 1 [ET]; cf. Hermas, mand. 6, 2, 9 [ET]; Clement of Rome, 2 Cor. 6, 4 and 5 [ET] where see Gebh. and Harn. for other examples, also Sophocles' Lexicon, under the word).)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀπο -τάσσω ,

[in LXX: Ecclesiastes 2:20 (H2976 pi.), 1 Esdras 6:27, Jeremiah 20:2; *;]

to set apart. Mid., in late Gk. (El., § 37, 1; Swete, Mk., 136 f.; MM, e. dat.,

(a) to take leave of: Mark 6:46, Luke 9:61, Acts 18:18; Acts 18:21, 2 Corinthians 2:13;

(b) to forsake: Luke 14:33.†


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

For the NT meaning ";take leave of,"; ";bid farewell to,"; as 2 Corinthians 2:13, cf. BGU III. 884ii. 12 (ii/iii A.D. πρὶν οὖν ἀπέλθῃς πρὸς Χαιρήμονα, ἀνά (βαινε) πρός με, ἵνα σοι ἀποτάξομαι, ";may say goodbye to you,"; P Oxy VII. 1070.55 (iii/A.D.) Εὐδ [αίμων ] αὐτῷ ἀπετάξατο [λ ]έγων ὅτι ἐν τῷ παρόντι οὐ σχολάζομεν ὲτέροις ἐξερχόμενοι, ";Eudaemon parted with him, saying, ‘At present we are not at leisure and are visiting others’"; (Ed.). The meaning is stronger in P Oxy II. 298.31 (i/A.D.) ἐπεὶ ἀποτάξασθαι αὐτῷ θελω, where the context shows that the idea is ";get rid of.";

The active ἀποτάσσω, which is not found in the NT, is ";to appoint,"; as in P Oxy III. 475.27 (A.D. 182) ἀποτάξαι ἕνα τῶν περὶ σὲ ὑπηρετῶν εἰς τὴν Σενέπτα, and in passive P Fay 12.27 (c. B.C. 103) τοὺς ἀ ̣ποτεταγμένους τῆι κατοικίᾳ χρηματιστάς, ";the assize-judges appointed for the settlement,"; or ";command,"; BGU IV. 1061.9 (B.C. 14) τὴν ἀποτεταγμένην πρὸς τῆι τηρήσει θυρωρόν, P Fay 20.20 (iii/iv A.D.) εἰ ἀποτέτακται τὸν Αὐτοκράτορα ὁρᾶν πᾶσιν αὐτοῖς. . . τὰ τῆς βασιλείας διοικοῦντα, ";if they have all been commanded to watch the Emperor administering the affairs of his kingdom.";

 

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List of Word Forms
απετάξατο αποταξαμενος αποταξάμενος ἀποταξάμενος αποταξασθαι αποτάξασθαι ἀποτάξασθαι αποτασσεται αποτάσσεται ἀποτάσσεται αποτενείτε apotassetai apotássetai apotaxamenos apotaxámenos apotaxasthai apotáxasthai
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