Bill Mounce

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-, ἀπεστέρησα, -, ἀπεστέρημαι, -
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to defraud, cheat, steal; deprive, deny, withhold
to deprive, detach; to debar, 1 Cor. 7:5; to deprive in a bad sense, defraud, Mk. 10:19; 1 Cor. 6:7; mid. to suffer one's self to be deprived or defrauded, 1 Cor. 6:8; pass. to be destitute or devoid of, 1 Tim. 6:5; to be unjustly withheld, Jas. 5:4*

Greek-English Concordance for ἀποστερέω

Mark 10:19 You know the commandments: ‘Do not murder, Do not commit adultery, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Do (aposterēsēs | ἀποστερήσῃς | aor act subj 2 sg) not defraud (aposterēsēs | ἀποστερήσῃς | aor act subj 2 sg), Honor your father and mother.’”
1 Corinthians 6:7 Already it is altogether a defeat for you, that you have lawsuits with one another. Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be defrauded (apostereisthe | ἀποστερεῖσθε | pres mid ind 2 pl)?
1 Corinthians 6:8 But you yourselves wrong and defraud (apostereite | ἀποστερεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl), and this to your own brothers!
1 Corinthians 7:5 Do (apostereite | ἀποστερεῖτε | pres act imperative 2 pl) not deprive (apostereite | ἀποστερεῖτε | pres act imperative 2 pl) one another, except perhaps by agreement for a set time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer; then come together again, so that Satan may not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.
1 Timothy 6:5 constant irritations among people who have been corrupted in their mind and have been robbed (apesterēmenōn | ἀπεστερημένων | perf pass ptcp gen pl masc) of the truth, imagining that godliness is a means of profit.
James 5:4 Look, the wages you (apesterēmenos | ἀπεστερημένος | perf pass ptcp nom sg masc) have (apesterēmenos | ἀπεστερημένος | perf pass ptcp nom sg masc) held (apesterēmenos | ἀπεστερημένος | perf pass ptcp nom sg masc) back (apesterēmenos | ἀπεστερημένος | perf pass ptcp nom sg masc) from the workers who mowed your fields are crying out against you, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of Hosts.