Flee, Fled - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Flee, Fled

[ 1,,G5343, pheugo ]
to flee from or away" (Lat., fugio; Eng., "fugitive," etc.), besides its literal significance, is used metaphorically,
(a) transitively, of "fleeing" fornication, 1 Corinthians 6:18; idolatry, 1 Corinthians 10:14; evil doctrine, questionings, disputes of words, envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings, wranglings, and the love of money, 1 Timothy 6:11; youthful lusts, 2 Timothy 2:22;
(b) intransitively, of the "flight" of physical matter, Revelation 16:20; Revelation 20:11; of death, Revelation 9:6. See ESCAPE.

[ 2,,G1628, ekpheugo ]
"to flee away, escape" (ek, "from," and No. 1), is translated "fled" in Acts 16:27 (AV only); Acts 19:16. In Hebrews 12:25 the best mss. have this verb instead of No. 1. See ESCAPE.

[ 3,,G2703, katapheugo ]
"to flee for refuge" (kata, used intensively, and No. 1), is used
(a) literally in Acts 14:6;
(b) metaphorically in Hebrews 6:18, of "fleeing" for refuge to lay hold upon hope.

Note: For apopheugo and diapheugo, See ESCAPE.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words