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στρέψω, ἔστρεψα, -, ἔστραμμαι, ἐστράφην
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to turn, turn away, return; to change, repent, turn one's life
to twist; to turn, Mt. 5:39; to make a change of substance, to change, Rev. 11:6; absol. to change or turn one's course of dealing, Acts 7:42; mid. to turn one's self about, Mt. 16:23; Lk. 7:9; to turn back, Acts 7:39; to change one's direction, to turn elsewhere, Acts 13:46; to change one's course of principle and conduct, to be converted, Mt. 18:3

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Matthew 5:39 But I say to you, do not resist the evildoer; but whoever slaps you on the right cheek, turn (strepson | στρέψον | aor act imperative 2 sg) to him the other as well.
Matthew 7:6 “Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls in front of pigs, lest the pigs trample them underfoot, and the dogs turn (straphentes | στραφέντες | aor pass ptcp nom pl masc) and tear you to pieces.
Matthew 9:22 And when (strapheis | στραφείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) Jesus turned (strapheis | στραφείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) and saw her, he said, “Take courage, my daughter; your faith has made you well.” And the woman was healed at once.
Matthew 16:23 But Jesus turned (strapheis | στραφείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) and said to Peter, “Get behind me, Satan! You are an obstacle in my way, because you are not thinking the thoughts of God but those of men.”
Matthew 18:3 said, “I tell you the truth, unless you change (straphēte | στραφῆτε | aor pass subj 2 pl) and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven!
Matthew 27:3 Then when Judas, his betrayer, saw that Jesus was condemned, he (estrepsen | ἔστρεψεν | aor act ind 3 sg) was filled with remorse and brought (estrepsen | ἔστρεψεν | aor act ind 3 sg) the thirty silver coins back (estrepsen | ἔστρεψεν | aor act ind 3 sg) to the ruling priests and elders,
Luke 7:9 When Jesus heard these things, he admired him. Turning (strapheis | στραφείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) to the crowd that was following him, he said, “I tell you, not even in Israel have I found such faith.”
Luke 7:44 Then turning (strapheis | στραφείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) toward the woman, he said to Simon, “You see this woman? I came into your house; you did not provide water for my feet, but she has bathed my feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair.
Luke 9:55 But he turned (strapheis | στραφείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) and rebuked them,
Luke 10:23 Having turned (strapheis | στραφείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) to the disciples, he said to them privately, “Fortunate are the eyes that see what you see!
Luke 14:25 Great crowds of people were traveling with him, and he turned (strapheis | στραφείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) and said to them,
Luke 22:61 Then the Lord turned (strapheis | στραφείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) and looked at Peter, and Peter remembered the word of the Lord that he had said to him, “Before the rooster crows today, you will deny me three times.”
Luke 23:28 Turning (strapheis | στραφείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) to them, Jesus said, “Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me, but weep for yourselves and for your children.
John 1:38 When Jesus turned (strapheis | στραφείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) around and saw them following him, he said to them, “What do you want?” They said to him, “Rabbi” (which translated means “Teacher”), “where are you staying?”
John 12:40 “He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, lest they should see with their eyes, and perceive with their heart, and turn (straphōsin | στραφῶσιν | aor pass subj 3 pl), and I would heal them.”
John 20:14 Having said this, she turned (estraphē | ἐστράφη | aor pass ind 3 sg) around and saw Jesus standing there, but she did not know that it was Jesus.
John 20:16 Jesus said to her, “Mary!” She turned (strapheisa | στραφεῖσα | aor pass ptcp nom sg fem) and said to him in Hebrew, “Rabbouni!” (which means “Teacher”).
Acts 7:39 To him our fathers were not willing to be obedient, but thrust him aside, and turned (estraphēsan | ἐστράφησαν | aor pass ind 3 pl) in their hearts to Egypt,
Acts 7:42 But God turned (estrepsen | ἔστρεψεν | aor act ind 3 sg) away and gave them over to worship the host of heaven, as it is written in the book of the prophets: ‘Did you bring to me slain beasts and sacrifices forty years in the wilderness, O house of Israel?
Acts 13:46 Both Paul and Barnabas spoke boldly and said, “It was necessary that the word of God be spoken first to you. Since you reject it and do not consider yourselves worthy of eternal life, we are now turning (strephometha | στρεφόμεθα | pres pass ind 1 pl) to the Gentiles.
Revelation 11:6 These two witnesses have the power to shut the sky so that no rain will fall during the days of their prophesying, and they have power over the waters to turn (strephein | στρέφειν | pres act inf ) them into blood and to strike the earth with every kind of plague, as often as they wish.