I rob; mid: I set apart for myself, appropriate for my own benefit, purloin.
to sequestrate for oneself, i.e. embezzle Derivation: middle voice from νοσφί (apart or clandestinely);
KJV Usage: keep back, purloin.
νοσφίζω (< νόσφι, apart, aside), [in LXX: Jos.7:1 (לָקַח), 2Ma.4:32 * ;] __1. in Hom., as depon., to turn away (from), abandon. __2. After Hom., in act., to set apart, remove. Mid., to set apart for oneself, peculate, purloin: absol., Tit.2:10 (for ex. in π., see MM, xvii); before ἀπό, Act.5:2-3.† (AS)
1) to set apart, separate, divide 2) to set apart or separate for one's self 3) to purloin, embezzle, withdraw covertly and appropriate to one's own use
Middle voice from νοσφί nosphi (apart or clandestinely); to sequestrate for oneself, that is, embezzle