Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God

ἀπό (ἀπ᾽, ἀφ᾽)

Vocabulary form: 

gen: from (away from)


Apostasy (ajpostasiva) is when a person stands off from the truth.

Mnemonic Singing: 

Ye chosen seed of Israel's race,
Ye ransomed from the fall


When ajpov is followed by a word beginning with a vowel, the omicron drops out (ajp=). If the following word begins with a vowel and rough breathing, it becomes ajf=.


apo as in Appa is away from aang

Biblical Concordance

Matthew 16:12 Then they understood that he had not told them to beware of (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the leaven of bread but of (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the teaching of the Pharisees and Sadducees.
Matthew 16:21 From (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) that time Jesus began to explain to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the elders and ruling priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised.
Matthew 17:18 Then Jesus rebuked the demon and it came out of (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) him; and the boy was healed at (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) once.
Matthew 17:25 “Yes,” he answered. And when he went into the house, Jesus spoke to Peter first, saying, “What do you think, Simon? From (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) whom do earthly kings collect tolls or taxes — from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) their sons or from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) outsiders?”
Matthew 17:26 And when he answered, “From (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) outsiders,” Jesus said to him, “Then the sons are exempt.
Matthew 18:7 Woe to the world because (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) of the things that cause people to sin! It is inevitable that such things come, but woe to the one through whom they come!
Matthew 18:8 “If your hand or your foot causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen); it is better for you to enter life crippled or lame than with two hands or two feet to be thrown into eternal fire.
Matthew 18:9 And if your eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen); it is better for you to enter life with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into the hell of fire.
Matthew 18:35 So also will my heavenly Father do to you, unless you each forgive your brother from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) your heart.”
Matthew 19:1 Now when Jesus had finished these sayings, he left Galilee and went to the region of Judea beyond the Jordan River.
Matthew 19:4 He answered, saying, “Have you not read that he who created them from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) the beginning ‘made them male and female?’”
Matthew 19:8 Jesus replied “Moses allowed you to divorce your wives because of the hardness of your hearts; but it was not that way from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) the beginning.
Matthew 20:8 And when evening came, the owner of the vineyard said to his foreman, ‘Call the workers and pay them their wages, beginning with (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the last and going back to the first.’
Matthew 20:20 Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to Jesus with her sons, and kneeling down she asked something from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) him.
Matthew 20:29 As they were going out of (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Jericho, a large crowd followed him.
Matthew 21:8 A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) trees and spread them on the road.
Matthew 21:11 And the crowds said, “This is the prophet, Jesus from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Nazareth of Galilee.”
Matthew 21:43 Therefore I tell you that the kingdom of God will be taken away from (aph | ἀφ᾿ | prep-gen) you and given to a people who will produce its fruit.”
Matthew 22:46 And no one was able to answer him a word, nor did anyone dare to question him any more from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) that day on.
Matthew 23:33 You snakes! You brood of vipers! How will you escape being condemned to hell?
Matthew 23:34 Therefore I am sending you prophets and wise men and scribes, some of whom you will kill and crucify, and some you will flog in your synagogues and pursue from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) town to town,
Matthew 23:35 so that upon you will come all the righteous blood shed on earth, from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah son of Barachiah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.
Matthew 23:39 For I say to you, you will see me no more until you say, ‘Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.’”
Matthew 24:1 When Jesus had left the temple and was walking away, his disciples came up to call his attention to the buildings of the temple.
Matthew 24:21 For then there will be great suffering, such as has not been from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) the beginning of the world until now, and will never be again.
Matthew 24:27 For as the lightning comes from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the east and flashes to the west, so will the coming of the Son of Man be.
Matthew 24:29 “Immediately after the suffering of those days, the sun will be darkened and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will fall from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the sky and the powers of the heavens will be shaken.
Matthew 24:31 And he will send his angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) one end of the heavens to the other.
Matthew 24:32 “Learn this parable from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the fig tree: as soon as its branch becomes tender and puts out its leaves, you know that summer is near.
Matthew 25:28 So take the talent away from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) him, and give it to the one who has the ten talents.
Matthew 25:29 For to everyone who has will more be given, and he will have an abundance; but from him who has not, even what he has will be taken from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) him.
Matthew 25:32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) another as a shepherd separates the sheep from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the goats;
Matthew 25:34 Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father; inherit the kingdom prepared for you from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the foundation of the world.
Matthew 25:41 “Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) me, you cursed ones, to the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.
Matthew 26:16 So from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) then on he watched for an opportunity to betray Jesus.
Matthew 26:29 But I say to you, I will never drink again (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) of this fruit of the vine until that day when I drink the new wine with you in the kingdom of my Father.”
Matthew 26:39 And going a short distance beyond them, he threw face himself face, to the ground, praying, “My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) me! Yet not as I will but as you will.”
Matthew 26:47 While he was still speaking, Judas, one of the twelve, arrived accompanied by a large crowd from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the ruling priests and the elders of the people, armed with swords and clubs.
Matthew 26:58 And Peter followed him at (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) a distance, up to the courtyard of the high priest; then going inside he sat down with the guards to see what would happen.
Matthew 26:64 Jesus said to him, “It is as you have said. Yet I tell you, from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) now on you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of The Power and coming on the clouds of heaven.”
Matthew 27:9 Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by the prophet Jeremiah, saying, “They took the thirty silver coins, the price of him on whom a price had been set by (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) some of the sons of Israel,
Matthew 27:21 Once again the governor asked them, “Which of (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the two do you want me to release for you?” And they said, “Barabbas.”
Matthew 27:24 So when Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere but rather that a riot was starting, he took water and washed his hands before the crowd, saying, “I am innocent of (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) this man’s blood; it is your responsibility.”
Matthew 27:40 and saying, “You who would destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days, save yourself! If you are the Son of God, come down from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the cross!”
Matthew 27:42 “He saved others, but he cannot save himself! He is the king of Israel! Let him now come down from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the cross, and we will believe in him!
Matthew 27:45 And from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land until the ninth hour.
Matthew 27:51 Just then the curtain of the temple was torn in two from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) top to bottom; and the earth shook, and the rocks were split;
Matthew 27:55 And looking on from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) a distance were many women who had followed Jesus from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Galilee to care for his needs.
Matthew 27:57 Toward sunset, there came a rich man from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Arimathea, named Joseph, who himself was also a disciple of Jesus.
Matthew 27:64 Therefore order the tomb to be made secure until the third day, lest his disciples come and steal him and say to the people, ‘He has been raised from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the dead,’ and the last deceit will be greater than the first.”