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(ἀπέλυον), ἀπολύσω, ἀπέλυσα, -, ἀπολέλυμαι, ἀπελύθην
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to release (forgive, grant clemency); divorce, send away
pr. to loose; to release from a tie or burden, Mt. 18:27; to divorce, Mt. 1:19; to remit, forgive, Lk. 6:37; to liberate, discharge, Mt. 27:15; to dismiss, Mt. 15:23; Acts 19:40; to allow to depart, to send away, Mt. 14:15; to permit, or, signal departure from life, Lk. 2:29; mid. to depart, Acts 28:25; pass. to be rid, Lk. 13:12

Greek-English Concordance for ἀπολύω

Acts 15:30 So they were sent (apolythentes | ἀπολυθέντες | aor pass ptcp nom pl masc) off and went down to Antioch, and gathering the entire group together, they delivered the letter.
Acts 15:33 And when they had spent some time there, they were despatched (apelythēsan | ἀπελύθησαν | aor pass ind 3 pl) with a greeting of peace from the brothers to those who had sent them.
Acts 16:35 But when it was day, the magistrates sent their constables, saying, “Release (apolyson | ἀπόλυσον | aor act imperative 2 sg) those men.”
Acts 16:36 And the jailer reported these words to Paul, saying, “The magistrates have sent orders to release (apolythēte | ἀπολυθῆτε | aor pass subj 2 pl) you. So depart now and go in peace.”
Acts 17:9 And when they had taken bail from Jason and the others, they let (apelysan | ἀπέλυσαν | aor act ind 3 pl) them go (apelysan | ἀπέλυσαν | aor act ind 3 pl).
Acts 19:40 For indeed we are in danger of being charged in connection with this day’s riot, there being no cause for it; and we will not be able to give an explanation for it.” And having said this, he dismissed (apelysen | ἀπέλυσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) the assembly.
Acts 23:22 So the commanding officer dismissed (apelyse | ἀπέλυσε | aor act ind 3 sg) the young man, charging him to tell no one that you have reported these things to me.”
Acts 26:32 And Agrippa said to Festus, “This man could have been set (apolelysthai | ἀπολελύσθαι | perf pass inf ) free if he had not appealed to Caesar.”
Acts 28:18 They examined me and wanted to release (apolysai | ἀπολῦσαι | aor act inf ) me, because there was no basis for a death sentence against me.
Acts 28:25 And not being in harmony among themselves, they departed (apelyonto | ἀπελύοντο | imperf mid ind 3 pl) after Paul made one further statement. “The Holy Spirit was right in saying to your fathers through Isaiah the prophet:
Hebrews 13:23 Know that our brother Timothy has been set free (apolelymenon | ἀπολελυμένον | perf pass ptcp acc sg masc). If he arrives soon, I will visit you with him.