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(ἀφώριζον), ἀφορίσω ορ ἀφοριῶ, ἀφώρισα, -, ἀφώρισμαι, ἀφωρίσθην
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to separate, set apart, exclude
to limit off; to separate, sever, from the rest, Mt. 13:49; to separate from society, cut off from all intercourse, excommunicate, Lk. 6:22; to set apart, select, Acts 13:2; Rom. 1:1; Gal. 1:15

Greek-English Concordance for ἀφορίζω

Matthew 13:49 So it will be at the end of the age; the angels will go out and separate (aphoriousin | ἀφοριοῦσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) the wicked from the righteous
Matthew 25:32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate (aphorisei | ἀφορίσει | fut act ind 3 sg) the people one from another as a shepherd separates (aphorizei | ἀφορίζει | pres act ind 3 sg) the sheep from the goats;
Luke 6:22 Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude (aphorisōsin | ἀφορίσωσιν | aor act subj 3 pl) you and insult you and reject your name as evil on account of the Son of Man!
Acts 13:2 While they were performing their service to the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set (aphorisate | ἀφορίσατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.”
Acts 19:9 But when some became stubborn and refused to believe, speaking evil of the Way before the congregation, he (aphōrisen | ἀφώρισεν | aor act ind 3 sg) withdrew from them, taking (aphōrisen | ἀφώρισεν | aor act ind 3 sg) the disciples with him, and continued daily to discourse in the lecture hall of Tyrannus.
Romans 1:1 Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set (aphōrismenos | ἀφωρισμένος | perf pass ptcp nom sg masc) apart for the gospel of God,
2 Corinthians 6:17 Therefore, “come out from their midst and be separate,” (aphoristhēte | ἀφορίσθητε | aor pass imperative 2 pl) says the Lord, and “touch no unclean thing; then I will receive you,
Galatians 1:15 But when God, who had set me apart (aphorisas | ἀφορίσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) from my mother’s womb and called me by his grace, was pleased
Galatians 2:12 For until certain men came from James, he used to eat with the Gentiles; but when they arrived, he began to draw back and separate (aphōrizen | ἀφώριζεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) himself because he feared those of the circumcision party.