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

1 John 3:8 The one who continues to sin is of the devil, because the devil has been sinning from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) the beginning. The Son of God appeared for this purpose — that he might destroy the works of the devil.
1 John 3:11 For this is the message that you heard from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) the beginning: that we should love one another.
1 John 3:17 But whoever has this world’s resources and sees his fellow Christian in need yet closes his heart against (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) him, how does the love of God abide in him?
1 John 3:22 and whatever we ask we receive from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) him, because we keep his commandments and do what is pleasing in his sight.
1 John 4:21 And the commandment we have from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) him is this: the one who loves God must also love his brother.
1 John 5:15 And if we know that he hears us regarding whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) him.
1 John 5:21 Little children, keep yourselves from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) idols.
2 John 1:5 And now I ask you, dear lady — not as though I were writing a new commandment to you, but the one we have had from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) the beginning — that we love one another.
2 John 1:6 And this is love: that we walk according to his commandments. This is the commandment, just as you have heard from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) the beginning, that you should walk in it.
3 John 1:7 because they set out for the sake of the Name, accepting nothing from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) nonbelievers.
Jude 1:14 It was also about these that Enoch, the seventh in descent from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Adam, prophesied, saying, “Behold, the Lord comes with ten thousands of his holy ones
Jude 1:23 save others by snatching them out of the fire; and have mercy on others with fear, hating even the garment stained by (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the flesh.
Revelation 1:4 John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the one who is, and who was, and who is to come, and from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the seven spirits who are before his throne,
Revelation 1:5 and from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the world. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood
Revelation 3:12 The one who conquers, I will make him a pillar in the temple of my God and he will never go out of it, and I will write on him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God (the new Jerusalem which comes down out of heaven from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) my God), and my own new name.
Revelation 6:16 They said to the mountains and the rocks, “Fall on us and hide us from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the face of the one who is seated on the throne and from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the wrath of the Lamb,
Revelation 7:2 Then I saw another angel ascending from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the rising of the sun, with the seal of the living God. And he called out in a loud voice to the four angels who had been given power to harm the earth and the sea,
Revelation 9:6 And in those days people will seek death but will not find it; they will long to die, but death will flee from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) them.
Revelation 9:18 By (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) these three plagues a third of mankind was killed, by the fire and the smoke and the sulfur that came out of their mouths.
Revelation 12:6 Then the woman fled into the wilderness where a place had been prepared for her by (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) God, so they can take care of her there for one thousand two hundred and sixty days.
Revelation 12:14 But the woman was given the two wings of a great eagle so she could fly away into the wilderness to the place where she would be taken care of for a time, and times, and half a time, safe from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the presence of the serpent.
Revelation 13:8 And all those living on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name has not been written in the Book of Life of the Lamb who was slain from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the foundation of the world.
Revelation 14:3 and they were singing a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and the elders. No one was able to learn the song except the one hundred and forty-four thousand who had been redeemed from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the earth.
Revelation 14:4 These are the ones who have not been defiled with women, for they are virgins. These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. These were redeemed from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the human race as firstfruits for God and for the Lamb,
Revelation 14:13 And I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) now on.” “Yes indeed!” says the Spirit, “so they can rest from their labors, because their deeds will follow them!”
Revelation 14:20 Then the winepress was trodden outside the city, and blood poured out from the winepress, rising to the height of horses’ bridles for a distance of about (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) two hundred miles.
Revelation 16:12 The sixth angel poured out his bowl on the great river Euphrates, and its water was dried up to prepare the way for the kings from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the east.
Revelation 16:17 Then the seventh angel poured out his bowl on the air, and out of the temple came a loud voice from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the throne, saying, “It is done!”
Revelation 16:18 There came flashes of lightning, rumblings, peals of thunder, and a violent earthquake such as there had never been since (aph | ἀφ᾿ | prep-gen) man was on the earth, so violent was that earthquake.
Revelation 17:8 The beast that you saw was, and now is not, but is about to rise from the abyss and go to destruction. And those who dwell on the earth, whose names have not been written in the Book of Life from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the foundation of the world, will be astounded when they see the beast, because he was and is not, but is to come.
Revelation 18:10 They will stand at (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) a distance in fear of her torment, and say, “Alas! Alas! O great city, Babylon the mighty city! For in a single hour your judgment has come.”
Revelation 18:14 “The fruit that your soul longed for has gone from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) you, and all your delicacies and splendid things are lost to (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) you, never to be found again!”
Revelation 18:15 The merchants who became rich by (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) selling her these things will stand at (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) a distance weeping and mourning because they fear her torment.
Revelation 18:17 For in a single hour such great wealth has been brought to ruin.” And every sea captain and everyone who travels by sea, sailors and those who make their living from the sea, stood at (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) a distance
Revelation 19:5 And from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the throne came a voice saying, “Praise our God, all you his servants and you who fear him, small and great.”
Revelation 20:11 Then I saw a great white throne and the one who was seated on it. From (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) his presence earth and heaven fled away, and no place was found for them.
Revelation 21:2 And I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) God, made ready like a bride adorned for her husband.
Revelation 21:10 And he carried me away in the spirit up onto a great, lofty mountain, and showed me the holy city Jerusalem coming down out of heaven from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) God.
Revelation 21:13 There were three gates on (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the east, three gates on (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the north, three gates on (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the south, and three gates on (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the west.
Revelation 22:19 and if anyone should take away from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the words of the book of this prophecy, God will take away his share from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the tree of life and from the holy city, which are described in this book.