Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #575: apo (pronounced apo')

a primary particle; "off," i.e. away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literal or figurative):--(X here-)after, ago, at, because of, before, by (the space of), for(-th), from, in, (out) of, off, (up-)on(-ce), since, with. In composition (as a prefix) it usually denotes separation, departure, cessation, completion, reversal, etc.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) of separation

1a) of local separation, after verbs of motion from a place, i.e. of departing, of fleeing, ...

1b) of separation of a part from the whole

1b1) where of a whole some part is taken

1c) of any kind of separation of one thing from another by which the union or fellowship of the two is destroyed

1d) of a state of separation, that is of distance

1d1) physical, of distance of place

1d2) temporal, of distance of time

2) of origin

2a) of the place whence anything is, comes, befalls, is taken

2b) of origin of a cause

Part of Speech: preposition

Relation: a primary particle


This word is used 651 times:

Matthew 1:17: "all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen"
Matthew 1:17: "are fourteen generations; and from David until the carrying away"
Matthew 1:17: "are fourteen generations; and from the carrying away into Babylon unto"
Matthew 1:21: "shall save his people from their sins."
Matthew 1:24: "Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the"
Matthew 2:1: "behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem,"
Matthew 2:16: "all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under,"
Matthew 3:4: "had his raiment of camel's hair, and a leather"
Matthew 3:7: "hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?"
Matthew 3:13: "Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto"
Matthew 3:16: "when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo,"
Matthew 4:17: " From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent:"
Matthew 4:25: "him great multitudes of people from Galilee, and from Decapolis, and"
Matthew 5:18: "tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all"
Matthew 5:29: "pluck it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable"
Matthew 5:30: "cut it off, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable"
Matthew 5:42: "and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away."
Matthew 6:13: "but deliver us from evil: For thine is"
Matthew 7:4: "me pull out the mote out of thine eye; and, behold,"
Matthew 7:15: "Beware of false prophets, which come to you in"
Matthew 7:16: "Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes"
Matthew 7:16: "Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of"
Matthew 7:16: "thorns, or figs of thistles?"
Matthew 7:20: "Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them."
Matthew 7:23: "knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity."
Matthew 8:1: "When he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes"
Matthew 8:11: "That many shall come from the east and west, and"
Matthew 8:30: "And there was a good way off from them an herd of many swine"
Matthew 8:34: "him, they besought him that he would depart out of their coasts."
Matthew 9:15: "will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken from them, and"
Matthew 9:16: "for that which is put in to fill it up taketh from the garment, and"
Matthew 9:22: "And the woman was made whole from that hour."
Matthew 10:17: "But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to"
Matthew 10:28: "And fear not them which kill the body, but"
Matthew 11:12: "And from the days of John the Baptist until"
Matthew 11:19: "But wisdom is justified of her children."
Matthew 11:25: "because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and"
Matthew 11:29: "you, and learn of me; for I am meek"
Matthew 12:38: "we would see a sign from thee."
Matthew 12:43: "unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry"
Matthew 13:1: "day went Jesus out of the house, and sat"
Matthew 13:12: "whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that"
Matthew 13:35: "parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world."
Matthew 13:44: "hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and"
Matthew 14:2: "Baptist; he is risen from the dead; and therefore"
Matthew 14:13: "had heard thereof, they followed him on foot out of the cities."
Matthew 14:26: "a spirit; and they cried out for fear."
Matthew 14:29: "when Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on"
Matthew 15:1: "and Pharisees, which were of Jerusalem, saying,"
Matthew 15:8: "heart is far from me."

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