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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Release

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1: ἀπολύω

(Strong's #630 — Verb — apoluo — ap-ol-oo'-o )

"to loose from," is translated "to release" in Matthew 18:27 , RV (AV, "loosed"); 27:15,17,21,26; Mark 15:6,9,11,15; Luke 6:37 (twice), RV (AV, "forgive" and "ye shall be forgiven"); 23:16 (ver. 17, in some mss.),18,20,25; 23:22, RV (AV, "let ... go"); John 18:39 (twice); 19:10; in John 19:12 , in the 1st part, AV and RV; in the 2nd part, RV, "release" (AV, "let ... go"); so in Acts 3:13 . See DEPART , DISMISS.

Note: For aphesis, "release," Luke 4:18 , RV, see DELIVERANCE.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Release'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/r/release.html. 1940.

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