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ἀποστρέψω, ἀπέστρεψα, -, -, ἀπεστράφην
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to turn away from, rebel, mislead; to desert, reject; to return, put back
to turn away; to remove, Acts 3:26; Rom. 11:26; 2 Tim. 4:4; to turn a people from their allegiance, to their sovereign, pervert, incite to revolt, Lk. 23:14; to replace, restore, Mt. 26:52; to turn away from any one, to slight, reject, repulse, Mt. 5:42; Tit. 1:14; Heb. 12:25; to desert, 2 Tim. 1:15

Greek-English Concordance for ἀποστρέφω

Matthew 5:42 Give to the one who asks of you, and do (apostraphēs | ἀποστραφῇς | aor pass subj 2 sg) not turn (apostraphēs | ἀποστραφῇς | aor pass subj 2 sg) down (apostraphēs | ἀποστραφῇς | aor pass subj 2 sg) the one who wants to borrow from you.
Matthew 26:52 Then Jesus said to him, “Put (apostrepson | ἀπόστρεψον | aor act imperative 2 sg) your sword back (apostrepson | ἀπόστρεψον | aor act imperative 2 sg) into its place! For all who draw the sword will die by the sword.
Luke 23:14 and said to them, “You brought me this man as one who was trying (apostrephonta | ἀποστρέφοντα | pres act ptcp acc sg masc) to mislead the people. And indeed, having examined him in your presence, I found no basis for your charges against this man.
Acts 3:26 God, having raised up his servant, sent him to you first, to bless you by turning (apostrephein | ἀποστρέφειν | pres act inf ) each one of you from your wicked ways.”
Romans 11:26 And in this way all Israel will be saved: as it is written, “Out of Zion will come the Deliverer; he will remove (apostrepsei | ἀποστρέψει | fut act ind 3 sg) ungodliness from Jacob.”
2 Timothy 1:15 You know this, that all those in Asia have deserted (apestraphēsan | ἀπεστράφησαν | aor pass ind 3 pl) me, among whom are Phygelus and Hermogenes.
2 Timothy 4:4 and they (apostrepsousin | ἀποστρέψουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) will (apostrepsousin | ἀποστρέψουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) turn (apostrepsousin | ἀποστρέψουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) away (apostrepsousin | ἀποστρέψουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) from listening to the truth and wander off into the myths.
Titus 1:14 not being devoted to Jewish myths and commandments of people who are turning away from (apostrephomenōn | ἀποστρεφομένων | pres mid ptcp gen pl masc) the truth.
Hebrews 12:25 Take care not to disregard the one who is speaking! For if those did not escape when they disregarded the one who warned them on earth, how much less will we, if we reject (apostrephomenoi | ἀποστρεφόμενοι | pres mid ptcp nom pl masc) the one who warns from heaven.