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

Luke 24:9 And returning from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the tomb, they told all these things to the eleven and to all the others.
Luke 24:13 Now on that same day two of them were on their way to a village about seven miles from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Jerusalem, Emmaus by name.
Luke 24:21 But we had hoped that he was the one who was going to redeem Israel. Indeed, besides all this, but it is now the third day since (aph | ἀφ᾿ | prep-gen) these things happened.
Luke 24:27 Then, beginning with (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Moses and all the Prophets, he interpreted to them the things written about himself in all the Scriptures.
Luke 24:31 At this point their eyes were opened, and they recognized him. Then he vanished from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) their sight.
Luke 24:41 While they still could not believe it for (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) joy and were continuing to marvel, he said to them, “Have you anything to eat here?”
Luke 24:47 and that repentance and forgiveness of sins is to be proclaimed in his name to all the nations, beginning from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Jerusalem.
Luke 24:51 While he was blessing them, he departed from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) them and was carried up into heaven.
John 1:44 Now Philip was from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Bethsaida, the town of Andrew and Peter.
John 1:45 Philip found Nathanael and told him, “We have found the one of whom Moses wrote in the law, and of whom the prophets wrote — Jesus, the son of Joseph, a man from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Nazareth.”
John 3:2 This man came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) God, for no one is able to perform the miraculous signs that you are doing unless God is with him.”
John 5:19 Jesus said to them, “I tell you the solemn truth, the Son can do nothing on (aph | ἀφ᾿ | prep-gen) his own, but only what he sees the Father doing; for whatever the Father does, the Son is doing likewise.
John 5:30 I can do nothing on (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) my own; I judge only as I hear, and my judgment is just because I seek not my own will but the will of him who sent me.
John 6:38 For I have come down from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) heaven, not to do my own will but to do the will of him who sent me.
John 7:17 If anyone is willing to do God’s will, he will know about the teaching, whether it comes from God or whether I am speaking on (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) my own authority.
John 7:18 The one who speaks on (aph | ἀφ᾿ | prep-gen) his own authority seeks his own honor; but the one who seeks the honor of the one who sent him is truthful, and in him there is nothing false.
John 7:28 Then Jesus, as he was teaching in the temple, cried out, saying, know me, and you know where I am from? I have not come on (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) my own. But the one who sent me is true, and him you do not know;
John 7:42 Has not the scripture said that the Christ will be a descendant of David and come from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Bethlehem, the village where David was born?”
John 8:9 At this, those who had heard began to leave one by one, starting with (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the oldest; and Jesus alone was left, with the woman standing before him.
John 8:11 She said, “No one, Lord.” Then Jesus said, “Neither do I condemn you; go, and from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) now on sin no more.”
John 8:28 So Jesus said to them, “When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am he. I do nothing on (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) my own, but speak only those things the Father has taught me.
John 8:42 Jesus said to them, “If God were your Father, you would love me, for I came from God and now I am here. I have not come on (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) my own, but he sent me.
John 8:44 You belong to your father the devil, and your will is to carry out the desires of your father. He was a murderer from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) the beginning and never did stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he is giving expression to his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
John 10:5 They will never follow a stranger, but will run away from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) him, because they do not know the voice of strangers.”
John 10:18 No one takes it away from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) me, but I lay it down of (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) my own free will. I have the power to lay it down, and I have the power to take it back again. This command I received from my Father.”
John 11:1 Now there was a certain man who was ill, Lazareth of (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha.
John 11:18 Bethany was near Jerusalem, about two miles away (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen),
John 11:51 He did not say this on (aph | ἀφ᾿ | prep-gen) his own, but being high priest that year he was prophesying that Jesus was about to die for the nation,
John 11:53 So from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) that day on they planned to put him to death.
John 12:21 So these came to Philip, who was from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Bethsaida in Galilee, and asked him, saying, “Sir, we would like to see Jesus.”
John 12:36 While you have the light, believe in the light, so that you may become sons of light.” When Jesus said these things, he went away and hid himself from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) them.
John 13:3 Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he had come from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) God and was returning to God,
John 13:19 I am telling you this now (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen), before it takes place, so that when it does take place you will believe that I am he.
John 14:7 If you have known me, you will know my Father also; and from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) now on you do know him and have seen him.”
John 14:10 Do you not believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me? The words that I say to you I do not speak on (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) my own authority, but the Father residing in me is doing his works.
John 15:4 Abide in me and I will abide in you. Just as the branch is not able to bear fruit by (aph | ἀφ᾿ | prep-gen) itself, unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless you abide in me.
John 15:27 And you also are to bear witness because you have been with me from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) the beginning.
John 16:13 But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all truth, for he will not speak on (aph | ἀφ᾿ | prep-gen) his own, but will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you things yet to come.
John 16:22 So for now you have sorrow; but I will see you again, and your heart will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from (aph | ἀφ᾿ | prep-gen) you.
John 16:30 Now we know that you know all things and have no need for anyone to question you. This is why we believe that you have come forth from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) God.”
John 18:28 Then they took Jesus from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Caiaphas to the governor’s headquarters. It was early, and they did not go into the governor’s headquarters so that they would not be defiled, but could eat the Passover meal.
John 18:34 Jesus responded, “Are you saying this of (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) your own accord, or did others tell you about me?”
John 19:27 Then he said to his disciple, “Look, your mother!” And from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) that hour the disciple took her into his own home.
John 19:38 After this Joseph of (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Arimathea, a disciple of Jesus (though a secret one due to his fear of the Jews) asked Pilate if he could remove the body of Jesus. Pilate gave him permission, so he came and removed the body.
John 21:2 Gathered there together were Simon Peter, Thomas (called the Twin), Nathanael of (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two more of his disciples.
John 21:6 He said to them, “Cast your net to the right side of the boat and you will catch some.” So they cast it there, and then they were unable to haul in the net, because (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) of the large number of fish.
John 21:8 But the other disciples came with the boat, pulling the net full of fish, for they were not far from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) land, no more than a hundred yards.
John 21:10 Jesus said to them, “Bring some (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) of the fish that you have just caught.”
Acts 1:4 While he was with them, he ordered them not to depart from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Jerusalem, but to await the promise of the Father, which, he said, “you heard from me;
Acts 1:9 And when he had said these words, while they were watching, he was lifted up and a cloud took him away from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) their eyes.