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 1:17 So all the generations from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Abraham to David were fourteen generations, and from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) David to the deportation to Babylon fourteen generations, and from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the deportation to Babylon to the Christ fourteen generations.
Matthew 1:21 And she will bear a son, and you are to name him Jesus, for he will save his people from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) their sins.”
Matthew 1:24 When Joseph arose from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) sleep, he did what the angel of the Lord had told him, he took her as his wife,
Matthew 2:1 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the East came to Jerusalem,
Matthew 2:16 Then Herod, when he saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, became furious; and he sent and killed all the male children in and around Bethlehem who were two years old or under, according to the time that he had determined from the wise men.
Matthew 3:4 Now John wore clothing made of (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) camel’s hair, with a leather belt about his waist; and his food was locusts and wild honey.
Matthew 3:7 But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he said to them, “You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the coming wrath?
Matthew 3:13 Then Jesus came from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Galilee to John at the Jordan river to be baptized by him.
Matthew 3:16 And when Jesus was baptized, just as he was coming up from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the water, the heavens were opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and lighting on him.
Matthew 4:17 From (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) then on Jesus began to proclaim, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”
Matthew 4:25 And great crowds followed him from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Galilee and the Decapolis, from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Jerusalem and Judea, and from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) beyond the Jordan.
Matthew 5:18 I tell you the truth, until heaven and earth pass away, not a single iota or one little stroke will pass from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the law until everything takes place.
Matthew 5:29 If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) for it is better for you to lose a part of your body than to have your whole body thrown into hell.
Matthew 5:30 And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) for it is better for you to lose a part of your body than to have your whole body thrown into hell.
Matthew 5:42 Give to the one who asks of you, and do not turn down the one who wants to borrow from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) you.
Matthew 6:13 And do not bring us into temptation, but deliver us from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the evil one.’
Matthew 7:15 “Beware of (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) false prophets; they come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves.
Matthew 7:16 By (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) their fruits you will know them. Do people gather grapes from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) thornbushes, or figs from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) thistles?
Matthew 7:20 So then, by (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) their fruits you will know them.
Matthew 7:23 And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; go away from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) me, you who practice lawlessness.’
Matthew 8:1 When he came down from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the mountain, large crowds were following him.
Matthew 8:11 I tell you, many will come from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the east and west to recline at table with Abraham and Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven,
Matthew 8:30 Some distance from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) them there was a large herd of pigs feeding.
Matthew 8:34 Then the entire town went out to meet Jesus; and when they saw him, they begged him to leave their region.
Matthew 9:15 And Jesus said to them, “Certainly the wedding guests can’t mourn as long as the bridegroom is still with them? The days will come when the bridegroom is taken away and then they will fast!
Matthew 9:16 No one sews a piece of unshrunk cloth on an old garment, because the patch will pull away from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the garment, and the tear will be worse.
Matthew 9:22 And when Jesus turned and saw her, he said, “Take courage, my daughter; your faith has made you well.” And the woman was healed at (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) once.
Matthew 10:17 And beware of (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) men, for they will hand you over to the courts, and they will flog you in their synagogues;
Matthew 10:28 Do not be afraid of (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) those who can kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, fear the one who can destroy both soul and body in hell.
Matthew 11:12 From (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven has suffered violence, and the violent are taking it by force.
Matthew 11:19 The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Look at him! A glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’ Yet wisdom is shown to be right by (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) what she does.”
Matthew 11:25 At that time Jesus declared, “I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the wise and clever and revealed them to little children;
Matthew 11:29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
Matthew 12:38 Then some of the scribes and Pharisees answered him, saying, “Teacher, we wish to see a sign from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) you.”
Matthew 12:43 “When an unclean spirit comes out of (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) a person, it wanders through waterless regions in search of a resting place, but finds none.
Matthew 13:12 For to the one who has, more will be given, and he will have an abundance; but from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) the one who does not have, even what he has will be taken away.
Matthew 13:35 so that what was spoken by the prophet might be fulfilled, saying, “I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things kept secret from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the foundation of the world.”
Matthew 13:44 “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field that a man found and covered up. Then in (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.
Matthew 14:2 And he said to his servants, “This is John the Baptist; he has risen from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the dead; and that is why miraculous powers are at work in him.”
Matthew 14:13 Now when Jesus heard about John, he left there by boat to a deserted place to be alone; but when the crowds heard about it, they followed him on foot from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the towns.
Matthew 14:24 Meanwhile the boat, already far from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) land, was being tossed by the waves, for the wind was against it.
Matthew 14:26 When the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were frightened and said, “It is a ghost!” And they cried out in (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) fear.
Matthew 14:29 And he said, “Come!” So Peter got out of (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the boat, stepped out on the water and headed toward Jesus.
Matthew 15:1 Then Pharisees and scribes came to Jesus from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) Jerusalem, saying,
Matthew 15:8 ‘This people honors me with their lips, but their hearts are far from (ap | ἀπ᾿ | prep-gen) me.
Matthew 15:22 And a Canaanite woman from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) that region came out and began to shout, saying, “Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David; my daughter is horribly demon-possessed.”
Matthew 15:27 “Yes, Lord,” she said, “but even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) their masters’ table.”
Matthew 15:28 Then Jesus answered, saying to her, “O woman, great is your faith! What you desire will be done for you.” And her daughter was healed at once (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen).
Matthew 16:6 Jesus said to them, “Watch out, and beware of (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees.”
Matthew 16:11 How is it that you do not understand that I was not speaking about bread? Beware of (apo | ἀπό | prep-gen) the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees.”