Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary
Deliverance, forgiveness, liberty, remission, freedom, Greek: ἄφεσις, aphesis (G859)
16 King James Bible Verses
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Here are deliverance, forgiveness, liberty and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word ἄφεσις mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance.
Strong's Number: G859
Greek Base Word: ἄφεσις
Usage: Deliverance, forgiveness, liberty, remission
Definition: Freedom; (figuratively) pardon.
- Release from bondage or imprisonment.
- Forgiveness or pardon, of sins (letting them go as if they had never been committed), remission of the penalty.
Derived terms: From G863.
- Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈɑ.fɛ.sis
- Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈɑ.fe̞.sis
- Transliteration: aphesis
- Biblical Pronunciation: AH-feh-sees
- Modern Pronunciation: AH-fay-sees
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Bible Verses with ἄφεσις (G859)
1 to 16 of 16 Verses
“For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.”
— Jesus, Matthew 26:28
“John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.”
— Mark 1:4
“But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation:”
— Jesus, Mark 3:29
“To give knowledge of salvation unto his people by the remission of their sins,”
— Luke 1:77
“And he came into all the country about Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins;”
— Luke 3:3
“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,”
— Jesus, Luke 4:18
“And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.”
— Jesus, Luke 24:47
“Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.”
— Acts 2:38
“Him hath God exalted with his right hand to be a Prince and a Saviour, for to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.”
— Acts 5:31
“To him give all the prophets witness, that through his name whosoever believeth in him shall receive remission of sins.”
— Acts 10:43
“Be it known unto you therefore, men and brethren, that through this man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins:”
— Acts 13:38
“To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me.”
— Acts 26:18
“In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;”
— Ephesians 1:7
“In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:”
— Colossians 1:14
“And almost all things are by the law purged with blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission.”
— Hebrews 9:22
“Now where remission of these is, there is no more offering for sin.”
— Hebrews 10:18
(End 1 to 16 of 16 Verses)
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