G859 ἄφεσις - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
ἄφεσις
a letting go, dismissal
Dodson:
ἄφεσις
deliverance, pardon, complete forgiveness
a sending away, a letting go, a release, pardon, complete forgiveness.
Strong's:
ἄφεσις
freedom; (figuratively) pardon
Derivation: from G863;

KJV Usage: deliverance, forgiveness, liberty, remission.

G863
TBESG:
ἄφεσις
forgiveness
G:N-F
ἄφεσις, -εως, ἡ
(< ἀφίημι), [in LXX for יוֹבֵל, דְּרוֹר, etc. (see Deiss., BS, 98 ff.; MM, see word) ;]
__1. dismissal, release: Luk.4:18.
__2. Metaph., of sins (never in LXX), pardon, remission of penalty: ἁμαρτιῶν,
Refs Mat.26:28, Mrk.1:4, Luk.1:77 3:3 24:47, Act.2:38 5:31 10:43 13:38 26:18, Col.1:14
; παραπτωμάτων, Eph.1:7; absol.,
Refs Mrk.3:29, Heb.9:22 10:18
(cf. DB, ii, 56; DCG, i, 437, ii, 605; Cremer, 297 f.).†
SYN.: πάρεσις, which see (and cf. Tr., § xxxiii) (AS)
Thayer:
1) release from bondage or imprisonment
2) forgiveness or pardon, of sins (letting them go as if they had never been committed), remission of the penalty


ἄφεσις
aphesis
af'-es-is
From G863; freedom; (figuratively) pardon

KJV Usage: deliverance, forgiveness, liberty, remission.


View how G859 ἄφεσις is used in the Bible

17 occurrences of G859 ἄφεσις

Matthew 26:28 the remission
Mark 1:4 the remission
Mark 3:29 forgiveness
Luke 1:77 the remission
Luke 3:3 the remission
Luke 4:18 deliverance
Luke 4:18 liberty
Luke 24:47 remission
Acts 2:38 the remission
Acts 5:31 forgiveness
Acts 10:43 remission
Acts 13:38 the forgiveness
Acts 26:18 forgiveness
Ephesians 1:7 the forgiveness
Colossians 1:14 even the forgiveness
Hebrews 9:22 remission.
Hebrews 10:18 remission

Distinct usage

5 the remission
3 remission
2 forgiveness
2 the forgiveness
1 forgiveness
1 deliverance
1 liberty
1 even the forgiveness
1 remission.

Corresponding Hebrew Words

aphesis H657 ephes
aphesis H663 aphiq
aphesis H1865 deror
aphesis * H2010 hanachah
aphesis * H2670 chophshi
aphesis H3104 yovel
aphesis H5310 naphats pi.
aphesis H5799 azazel
aphesis H6388 peleg
aphesis H8029 shilluchim
aphesis H8058 shamat qal,hi


Related words

G859 ἄφεσις

G863 ἀφίημι

ἀφίημι
aphiēmi
af-ee'-ay-mee
From G575 and ἵημι hiēmi (to send; an intensive form of εἶμι eimi (to go)); to send forth, in various applications

KJV Usage: cry, forgive, forsake, lay aside, leave, let (alone, be, go, have), omit, put (send) away, remit, suffer, yield up.