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

Acts 1:11 and said, “Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking up into the sky? This Jesus, who was taken up from (aph | ἀφ᾿ | prep-gen) you into heaven, will come in the same way as you saw him going into heaven.”
Acts 1:12 Then they returned to Jerusalem from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) a hill called “The Mount of Olives,” which is near Jerusalem, a Sabbath day’s walk away.
Acts 1:22 beginning from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the baptism of John until the day on which he was taken up from (aph | ἀφ᾿ | prep-gen) us — that one of these become with us a witness of his resurrection.”
Acts 1:25 to take the place of this ministry and apostleship, from (aph | ἀφ᾿ | prep-gen) which Judas turned aside to go to his own place.”
Acts 2:5 Now there were living in Jerusalem Jews, devout men from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) every nation under heaven.
Acts 2:17 ‘And it will be in the last days,’ declares God, ‘that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh, and your sons and your daughters will prophesy, and your young men will see visions, and your old men will dream dreams.
Acts 2:18 Even on my male servants and on my female servants in those days I will pour out my Spirit, and they will prophesy.
Acts 2:22 “Men of Israel, hear these words: Jesus of Nazareth, a man attested to you by (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) God with mighty works and wonders and signs that God did through him in your midst, as you yourselves know —
Acts 2:40 And with many other words he gave them warning and pleaded with them, saying, “Escape from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) this corrupt generation.”
Acts 3:20 that there may come times of refreshing from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the presence of the Lord, and that he may send the Messiah appointed for you, that is, Jesus,
Acts 3:21 whom heaven must receive until the time of restoration of all things, which God spoke by the mouth of his holy prophets long ago (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen).
Acts 3:24 And all the prophets from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Samuel and those who came after him, also announced these days.
Acts 3:26 God, having raised up his servant, sent him to you first, to bless you by turning each one of you from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) your wicked ways.”
Acts 4:36 And Joseph, who was surnamed Barnabas by (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the apostles (when translated means, “Son of Encouragement”), a Levite, a Cypriot by race,
Acts 5:2 and kept back for himself some (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) of the proceeds, with his wife’s knowledge, and brought only part of it and placed it at the apostles’ feet.
Acts 5:3 But Peter said, “Ananias, why did Satan fill your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep back for yourself part (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) of the proceeds of the field?
Acts 5:38 So in the present case I tell you, keep away from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) these men and leave them alone, for if this plan or this undertaking be of men, it will fail;
Acts 5:41 So then they went rejoicing from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the presence of the council, because they had been considered worthy to suffer indignity on behalf of the name.
Acts 6:9 But there rose up some of those of the synagogue of the Freedmen (as it was called), both Cyrenians and Alexandrians, as well as those from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Cilicia and Asia, disputing with Stephen.
Acts 7:45 And when our fathers received it in return, they brought it in with Joshua in taking possession of the nations, whom God drove out before (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the face of our fathers, until the days of David,
Acts 8:10 They all paid attention to him, from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the least to the greatest, saying, “This man is the power of God, which is called Great.”
Acts 8:22 Repent, therefore, of (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord that, if possible, the intent of your heart may be forgiven you.
Acts 8:26 Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, saying, “Rise and go toward the south on the road that goes down from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Jerusalem to Gaza.” This is a desert place.
Acts 8:33 In humiliation justice was taken from him. His family history who will declare? For his life is taken away from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the earth.”
Acts 8:35 Then Philip opened his mouth, and beginning from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) this Scripture he announced the good news to him, Jesus.
Acts 9:8 So Saul got up from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the ground, but although his eyes were open, he could see nothing. So they led him by the hand and brought him into Damascus.
Acts 9:13 But Ananias answered, “Lord, I have heard from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) many about this man, how much harm he did to your saints at Jerusalem.
Acts 9:18 And immediately something like flakes fell from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) his eyes, and he regained his sight. Then he got up and was baptized;
Acts 10:23 So he invited them in and gave them lodging. On the next day he got up and set out with them, and some of the brothers from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Joppa went with him.
Acts 10:30 And Cornelius said, “Four days ago (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) at this hour, I was praying at the ninth hour in my house, and behold, a man stood before me in bright clothing
Acts 10:37 you yourselves know the account that spread throughout all Judea, beginning from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Galilee after the baptism that John proclaimed,
Acts 10:38 Jesus of (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Nazareth, how God anointed him with the Holy Spirit and with power; who went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, because God was with him.
Acts 11:11 And behold, at that very moment three men arrived at the house, in which we were, sent from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Caesarea to me.
Acts 11:19 Now those who were scattered because (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) of the persecution, which came to pass over Stephen, made their way as far as Phoenicia and Cyprus and Antioch, speaking the word to no one except Jews only.
Acts 11:27 During these days prophets came down from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Jerusalem to Antioch.
Acts 12:1 About that time Herod the king set his hand to mistreat some belonging (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) to the church.
Acts 12:10 When they had passed the first guard and the second, they came to the iron gate that leads into the city, which of its own accord opened for them, and they went out and went down one street, and immediately the angel left him.
Acts 12:14 When she recognized Peter’s voice, because (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) of her joy she did not open the gate, but ran back inside and reported that Peter was standing at the gate.
Acts 12:19 And after Herod searched for him and could not find him, he examined the guards and ordered them to be executed. Then he went down from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Judea to Caesarea and stayed there.
Acts 12:20 Now Herod was very angry with the Tyrinians and the Sidonians, and with one accord they came to him and when they had persuaded Blastus, who was in charge of the bed-chamber of the king, they asked for peace because their country’s food-supply was provided by (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the king’s country.
Acts 13:8 But Elymas the magician (for that is the way his name is translated) opposed them, trying to turn the proconsul away (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) from the faith.
Acts 13:13 Then Paul and those with him put out to sea from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Paphos and came to Perga of Pamphylia. John, however, left them and returned to Jerusalem;
Acts 13:14 but they went on from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Perga and arrived at Pisidian Antioch. On the sabbath day they went into the synagogue and sat down.
Acts 13:23 It was from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the offspring of this man that God according to promise brought to Israel a savior, Jesus.
Acts 13:29 And when they had carried out everything that was written about him, they took him down from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the tree and laid him in a tomb.
Acts 13:31 and he was seen for many days by those who had gone up with him from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Galilee to Jerusalem, who are now his witnesses to the people.
Acts 13:38 Therefore let it be known to you, my brothers, that through this one forgiveness of sins is being proclaimed to you; and from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) all from which you could not be set free by the law of Moses,
Acts 13:50 But the Jews incited the devout women of honorable rank and the leading men of the city, and they stirred up persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and drove them out of (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) their district.
Acts 14:15 saying, “Men, why are you doing these things? For we too are men subject to the same frailties as you, bringing you good news to turn away from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) these vain things to the living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and everything in them,
Acts 14:19 But there came Jews from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Antioch and Iconium, and having persuaded the crowd they stoned Paul and dragged him outside the city, thinking him to be dead.