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ἐκκλίνω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐκκλίνω
Greek transliteration: 
ekklinō
Simplified transliteration: 
ekklino
Principal Parts: 
-, ἐξέκλινα -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1578
GK Number: 
1712
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1c(2)
Gloss: 
to turn away, turn aside
Definition: 
to deflect, deviate, Rom. 3:12; to decline or turn away from, avoid, Rom. 16:17; 1 Pet. 3:11

Greek-English Concordance for

Romans 3:12 They (exeklinan | ἐξέκλιναν | aor act ind 3 pl) have (exeklinan | ἐξέκλιναν | aor act ind 3 pl) all turned (exeklinan | ἐξέκλιναν | aor act ind 3 pl) away; together they have become worthless. No one does good, not even one.
Romans 16:17 Now I urge you, brethren, to watch out for people who cause divisions and upset people’s faith contrary to the teaching that you have received. Avoid (ekklinete | ἐκκλίνετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) them.
1 Peter 3:11 And let him turn away (ekklinatō | ἐκκλινάτω | aor act imperative 3 sg) from evil and do good; let him seek peace and pursue it.