aphistémi: to lead away, to depart fromOriginal Word: ἀφίστημιPart of Speech:
I lead away, seduce, depart, abstain fromDefinition:
I make to stand away, draw away, repel, take up a position away from, withdraw from, leave, abstain from.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to lead away, to depart fromNASB Translation
abstain (1), depart (1), departed (1), deserted (1), drew away (1), fall away (2), falls away (1), leave (1), left (2), let go (1), stay away (1), withdrew (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 868: ἀφίστημιἀφίστημι
: 1 aorist ἀπέστησα
; 2 aorist ἀπέστην
; middle, present ἀφισταμαι
, imperative ἀφίστασο
(1 Timothy 6:5 Rec.
; cf. Winer
's Grammar, § 14, 1 e.); (imperfect ἀφισταμην
); future ἀποστήσομαι
1. transitively, in present, imperfect, future, 1 aorist active, to make stand off, cause to withdraw, to remove; tropically, to excite to revolt: Acts 5:37 (ἀπέστησε λαόν ... ὀπίσω αὐτοῦ drew away after him; τινα ἀπό τίνος, Deuteronomy 7:4, and in Greek writings from Herodotus 1, 76 down).
2. intransitively, in perfect, pluperfect, 2 aorist active, to stand off, stand aloof, in various senses (as in Greek writings) according to the context: ἀπό with the genitive of person to go away, depart, from anyone, Luke 13:27 (from Psalm 6:9; cf. Matthew 7:23 ἀποχωρεῖτε ἀπ' ἐμοῦ); Acts 12:10; Acts 19:9; to desert, withdraw from, one, Acts 15:38; to cease to vex one, Luke 4:13; Acts 5:38; Acts 22:29; 2 Corinthians 12:8; to fall away, become faithless, ἀπό Θεοῦ, Hebrews 3:12; to shun, flee from, ἀπό τῆς ἀδικίας, 2 Timothy 2:19. Middle, to withdraw oneself from: absolutely, to fall away, Luke 8:13; (τῆς πίστεως, 1 Timothy 4:1, cf. Winers Grammar, 427, 428 (398)); to keep oneself away from, absent oneself from, Luke 2:37 (οὐκ ἀφίστατο ἀπό (T Tr WH omit ἀπό) τοῦ ἱεροῦ, she was in the temple every day); from anyone's society or fellowship, 1 Timothy 6:5 Rec.<1>
depart, fall away, refrain, withdraw self.
From apo and histemi; to remove, i.e. (actively) instigate to revolt; usually (reflexively) to desist, desert, etc. -- depart, draw (fall) away, refrain, withdraw self.
see GREEK apo
see GREEK histemi