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-, ἀπεδήμησα, -, -, -
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to go away on a journey
to be absent from one's home, or country; to go on travel, Mt. 21:33; 25:14, 15; Mk. 12:1; Lk. 15:13; 20:9*

Greek-English Concordance for ἀποδημέω

Matthew 21:33 “Listen to another parable: There was a landowner who planted a vineyard. He put a fence around it, dug a winepress in it, and built a watchtower. Then he leased it to tenants and went away (apedēmēsen | ἀπεδήμησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) on a journey.
Matthew 25:14 “For the kingdom of heaven is like a man about to leave on a long trip (apodēmōn | ἀποδημῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc), who called in his servants and entrusted his money to them.
Matthew 25:15 To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one — to each according to his ability. Then he went on his journey (apedēmēsen | ἀπεδήμησεν | aor act ind 3 sg).
Mark 12:1 And he began to speak to them in parables. “A man planted a vineyard and put a fence around it. He dug a pit for the winepress and built a tower; then he leased it out to tenant farmers and went (apedēmēsen | ἀπεδήμησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) on a journey.
Luke 15:13 Not many days later, the younger son gathered up everything and left (apedēmēsen | ἀπεδήμησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) for a journey to a distant country, and there he squandered his property by living recklessly.
Luke 20:9 Then he began to tell the people this parable: “A man planted a vineyard and leased it to tenants; then he went (apedēmēsen | ἀπεδήμησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) away for quite some time.