Apart - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ 1,,G5565, choris ]
is used both as an adverb and as a preposition. As an adverb it signifies separately, by itself," John 20:7, of the napkin which had been around the Lord's head in the tomb; as a preposition (its more frequent use), "apart from, without, separate from." It is rendered "apart from" in the RV of John 15:5; Romans 3:21, Romans 3:28; Romans 4:6; 2 Corinthians 12:3; Hebrews 9:22, Hebrews 9:28; Hebrews 11:40; James 2:18, James 2:20, James 2:26. See BESIDE, WITHOUT.

Note: The opposite of choris is sun, "with." A synonymous preposition, aneu, denotes "without," Matthew 10:29; 1 Peter 3:1; 1 Peter 4:9.

[ 2,,G2596 G2398,kat' idian ] lit., "according to one's own," i.e., privately, alone, is translated "apart" in Matthew 14:13, Matthew 14:23; Matthew 17:1, Matthew 17:19; Matthew 20:17; Mark 6:31-Mark 6:32 (AV, "privately"); Mark 9:2.

[ 3,,G2651,kata monas ] See ALONE.

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