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ἀφαιρέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀφαιρέω
Greek transliteration: 
aphaireō
Simplified transliteration: 
aphaireo
Principal Parts: 
ἀφελῶ, ἀφεῖλον, -, ἀφῄρημαι, ἀφῃρέθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
851
GK Number: 
904
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
10
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
to take away from, remove; to cut (off)
Definition: 
to take away, remove, Lk. 1:25; 10:42; to take off, cut off, remove by cutting off, Mt. 26:15; Mk. 14:47; Lk. 22:50

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 26:51 But one of those with Jesus stretched out his hand, drew his sword, and struck the slave of the high priest, cutting (apheilen | ἀφεῖλεν | aor act ind 3 sg) off his ear.
Mark 14:47 But one of those standing by, having drawn his sword, struck the servant of the high priest and cut (apheilen | ἀφεῖλεν | aor act ind 3 sg) off his ear.
Luke 1:25 “Thus the Lord has done for me in the days in which he looked with favor to take (aphelein | ἀφελεῖν | aor act inf ) away my reproach among people.”
Luke 10:42 but only one thing is necessary. Mary has chosen the most important thing, which will (aphairethēsetai | ἀφαιρεθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) not be taken (aphairethēsetai | ἀφαιρεθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) away from her.”
Luke 16:3 And the manager said to himself, ‘What shall I do, since my master is taking (aphaireitai | ἀφαιρεῖται | pres mid ind 3 sg) the management away (aphaireitai | ἀφαιρεῖται | pres mid ind 3 sg) from me? I am not strong enough to dig, and I am ashamed to beg.
Luke 22:50 And a certain one of them struck the servant of the high priest and cut (apheilen | ἀφεῖλεν | aor act ind 3 sg) off his right ear.
Romans 11:27 “And this will be my covenant with them, when I take away (aphelōmai | ἀφέλωμαι | aor mid subj 1 sg) their sins.”
Hebrews 10:4 For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away (aphairein | ἀφαιρεῖν | pres act inf ) sins.
Revelation 22:19 and if anyone should take away (aphelē | ἀφέλῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) from the words of the book of this prophecy, God will take away (aphelei | ἀφελεῖ | fut act ind 3 sg) his share from the tree of life and from the holy city, which are described in this book.