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Entry for Strong's #672 - ἀποχωρέω

Word Origin
from (575) and (5562)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to go away, depart
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5472 ‑ סוּג (soog);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (4) HCS (3)
Matthew 1
Luke 1
Acts 1
Matthew 1
Luke 1
Acts 1
Matthew 1
Luke 1
Acts 1
V-PAI-3S 1
V-PAM-2P 1
V-PAI-3S 1
V-PAM-2P 1
V-PAI-3S 1
V-PAM-2P 1
V-PAI-3S 1
V-PAM-2P 2

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


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.

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.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀποχωρέω, ἀποχόρω; 1 aorist ἀπεχώρησα; (from Thucydides down); to go away, depart: ἀπό τίνος, Matthew 7:23; Luke 9:39; Acts 13:13; (absolutely, Luke 20:20 Tr marginal reading).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀπο -χωρέω , - ,

[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.).†

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

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.";


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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