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ἀποφεύγω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀποφεύγω
Greek transliteration: 
apopheugō
Simplified transliteration: 
apopheugo
Principal Parts: 
-, ἀπέφυγον, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
668
GK Number: 
709
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1b(2)
Gloss: 
to escape (from)
Definition: 
to flee from, escape;, met. to be rid, be freed from, 2 Pet. 1:4; 2:18, 20*

Greek-English Concordance for

2 Peter 1:4 by means of which he has freely given to us his precious and splendid promises, so that through them you may escape (apophygontes | ἀποφυγόντες | aor act ptcp nom pl masc) the corruption that is in the world caused by sinful desire and become partakers of the divine nature.
2 Peter 2:18 For by speaking pompous words of vanity, they entice, by lusts of the flesh and debauchery, those who are just escaping (apopheugontas | ἀποφεύγοντας | pres act ptcp acc pl masc) from those who are living in error.
2 Peter 2:20 For if after they have escaped (apophygontes | ἀποφυγόντες | aor act ptcp nom pl masc) the defilements of the world through the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and overcome, the last state has become for them worse than the first.