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ἀποσυνάγωγος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀποσυνάγωγος, ον
Greek transliteration: 
aposynagōgos
Simplified transliteration: 
aposynagogos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
656
GK Number: 
697
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-3a
Gloss: 
put out of the synagogue, excommunicated
Definition: 
expelled, or excluded from the synagogue, excommunicated, cut off from the rights and privileges of a Jew, excluded from society, Jn. 9:22; 12:42; 16:2*

Greek-English Concordance for

John 9:22 His parents said this because they were afraid of the Jews; for the Jews had already agreed that if anyone should confess Jesus to be the Christ, he was to be put out of the synagogue (aposynagōgos | ἀποσυνάγωγος | nom sg masc).
John 12:42 Nevertheless, many even of the authorities believed in him, but for fear of the Pharisees they would not confess it openly, lest they be expelled from the synagogue (aposynagōgoi | ἀποσυνάγωγοι | nom pl masc).
John 16:2 They will put you out (aposynagōgous | ἀποσυναγώγους | acc pl masc) of the synagogues; indeed, the hour is coming when anyone who kills you will think he is offering a service to God.