International Standard Bible EncyclopediaRELEASE
re-les': (1) The forgiveness of a debt (shemiTTah (Deuteronomy 15:1, 2, 9; Deuteronomy 31:10; see JUBILEE YEAR)), with verb shamaT, "to release," Deuteronomy 31:2, 3. (2) To exempt from taxation or military service (hanachah, "release," "rest" (Esther 2:18)). Some would render "granted a holiday." (3) To set a prisoner or slave at liberty (apoluo, "to let go free" (Matthew 27:15 parallel John 19:10), etc.).
Greek630. apoluo -- to set free, release
... to set free, release. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: apoluo Phonetic Spelling:
(ap-ol-oo'-o) Short Definition: I release, let go, send away, divorce ...
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3089. luo -- to loose, to release, to dissolve
629. apolutrosis -- a release effected by payment of ransom
3084. lutroo -- to release by paying a ransom, to redeem
859. aphesis -- dismissal, release, fig. pardon
1590. ekluo -- to loose, release, to grow weary
525. apallasso -- to remove, release
1955. epilusis -- a release, an interpretation
3085. lutrosis -- a ransoming, a redemption
3080. lusis -- a loosing (by divorce)
Strong's Hebrew8058. shamat -- to let drop
... 8057, 8058. shamat. 8059 . to let drop. Transliteration: shamat Phonetic Spelling:
(shaw-mat') Short Definition: release. Word Origin a prim. ...
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8059. shemittah -- a letting drop, a (temporary) remitting
2010. hanachah -- a giving of rest
1865. deror -- a flowing, free run, liberty
4917. mishlachath -- a discharge, deputation, sending
7971. shalach -- to send
5800a. azab -- to leave, forsake, loose
6605a. pathach -- to open
6299. padah -- to ransom
4422. malat -- to slip away
The Release of Hope. (xxiv, xxix. )
The Release of Saint George.
A Law Granting Release from Exile, from Service in the Courts, and ...
Release Likewise Granted to Exiles in the Islands.
Thursday in Passion Week Pilate Therefore, Willing to Release ...
Psalm 107 Part 2 Correction for Sin, and Release by Prayer.
Psalm 107:2. Second Part. Correction for Sin, and Release by ...
The Trial Before Pilate Resumed.
And Pilate Said unto the Chief Priests and the Multitude...
Jesus in the Hands of his Enemies
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (v. t.) To lease again; to grant a new lease of; to let back.
2. (n.) To let loose again; to set free from restraint, confinement, or servitude; to give liberty to, or to set at liberty; to let go.
3. (n.) To relieve from something that confines, burdens, or oppresses, as from pain, trouble, obligation, penalty.
4. (n.) To let go, as a legal claim; to discharge or relinquish a right to, as lands or tenements, by conveying to another who has some right or estate in possession, as when the person in remainder releases his right to the tenant in possession; to quit.
5. (n.) To loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of; as, to release an ordinance.
6. (n.) The act of letting loose or freeing, or the state of being let loose or freed; liberation or discharge from restraint of any kind, as from confinement or bondage.
7. (n.) Relief from care, pain, or any burden.
8. (n.) Discharge from obligation or responsibility, as from debt, penalty, or claim of any kind; acquittance.
9. (n.) A giving up or relinquishment of some right or claim; a conveyance of a man's right in lands or tenements to another who has some estate in possession; a quitclaim.
ThesaurusRelease (61 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) To loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of; as, to release
an ordinance. ... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. RELEASE. ...
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Sabbatical (1 Occurrence)
Barabbas (10 Occurrences)
Remission (18 Occurrences)
Barab'bas (10 Occurrences)
Canceling (3 Occurrences)
Cancel (4 Occurrences)
Debts (10 Occurrences)
Creditor (8 Occurrences)
Exact (31 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceRelease (61 Occurrences)
Matthew 1:19 But Joseph her husband, being a kind-hearted man and unwilling publicly to disgrace her, had determined to release her privately from the betrothal.
Matthew 16:19 I will give to you the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven, and whatever you bind on earth will have been bound in heaven; and whatever you release on earth will have been released in heaven."
Matthew 18:18 Most certainly I tell you, whatever things you bind on earth will have been bound in heaven, and whatever things you release on earth will have been released in heaven.
Matthew 18:27 The lord of that servant, being moved with compassion, released him, and forgave him the debt.
Matthew 27:15 Now at the feast the governor was accustomed to release to the multitude one prisoner, whom they desired.
Matthew 27:17 When therefore they were gathered together, Pilate said to them, "Whom do you want me to release to you? Barabbas, or Jesus, who is called Christ?"
Matthew 27:21 But the governor answered them, "Which of the two do you want me to release to you?" They said, "Barabbas!"
Matthew 27:26 Then he released to them Barabbas, but Jesus he flogged and delivered to be crucified.
Mark 15:6 Now at the feast he used to release to them one prisoner, whom they asked of him.
Mark 15:9 Pilate answered them, saying, "Do you want me to release to you the King of the Jews?"
Mark 15:11 But the chief priests stirred up the multitude, that he should release Barabbas to them instead.
Luke 4:18 "The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim release to the captives, recovering of sight to the blind, to deliver those who are crushed,
Luke 6:37 And judge not, and ye shall not be judged: and condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: release, and ye shall be released:
Luke 23:16 I will therefore chastise him and release him."
Luke 23:17 Now he had to release one prisoner to them at the feast.
Luke 23:18 But they all cried out together, saying, "Away with this man! Release to us Barabbas!"-
Luke 23:20 Then Pilate spoke to them again, wanting to release Jesus,
Luke 23:22 He said to them the third time, "Why? What evil has this man done? I have found no capital crime in him. I will therefore chastise him and release him."
John 18:39 But you have a custom, that I should release someone to you at the Passover. Therefore do you want me to release to you the King of the Jews?"
John 19:10 Pilate therefore said to him, "Aren't you speaking to me? Don't you know that I have power to release you, and have power to crucify you?"
John 19:12 At this, Pilate was seeking to release him, but the Jews cried out, saying, "If you release this man, you aren't Caesar's friend! Everyone who makes himself a king speaks against Caesar!"
Acts 3:13 The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his Servant Jesus, whom you delivered up, and denied in the presence of Pilate, when he had determined to release him.
Acts 3:14 Yes, you disowned the holy and righteous One, and asked as a favour the release of a murderer.
Acts 4:23 After their release the two Apostles went to their friends, and told them all that the High Priests and Elders had said.
Acts 16:35 In the morning the praetors sent their lictors with the order, "Release those men."
Acts 16:36 So the jailer brought Paul word, saying, "The praetors have sent orders for you to be released. Now therefore you can go, and proceed on your way in peace."
Acts 16:37 But Paul said to them, "They have beaten us publicly, without a trial, men who are Romans, and have cast us into prison! Do they now release us secretly? No, most certainly, but let them come themselves and bring us out!"
Acts 24:26 Meanwhile, he also hoped that money would be given to him by Paul, that he might release him. Therefore also he sent for him more often, and talked with him.
Acts 28:18 who, having examined me, were wishing to release 'me', because of their being no cause of death in me,
2 Corinthians 8:13 for not that for others release, and ye pressured, 'do I speak,'
2 Timothy 4:6 For I am already being poured out, and the time of my release is come.
Hebrews 11:35 Women received their dead by resurrection. Others were tortured, not accepting their deliverance, that they might obtain a better resurrection.
Revelation 9:14 saying to the sixth angel who had one trumpet, "Free the four angels who are bound at the great river Euphrates!"
Genesis 43:14 May God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may release to you your other brother and Benjamin. If I am bereaved of my children, I am bereaved."
Exodus 23:5 If thou see the ass of him that hateth thee lying under his burden, thou shalt forbear to leave him, thou shalt surely release it with him.
Exodus 23:11 and the seventh thou dost release it, and hast left it, and the needy of thy people have eaten, and their leaving doth the beast of the field eat; so dost thou to thy vineyard -- to thine olive-yard.
Leviticus 14:7 He shall sprinkle on him who is to be cleansed from the leprosy seven times, and shall pronounce him clean, and shall let the living bird go into the open field.
Leviticus 16:22 The goat shall carry all their iniquities on himself to a solitary land, and he shall let the goat go in the wilderness.
Leviticus 25:10 You shall make the fiftieth year holy, and proclaim liberty throughout the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a jubilee to you; and each of you shall return to his own property, and each of you shall return to his family.
Leviticus 25:50 And he hath reckoned with his buyer from the year of his being sold to him till the year of jubilee, and the money of his sale hath been by the number of years; as the days of an hireling it is with him.
Numbers 30:5 But if her father disallow her in the day that he hears, none of her vows, or of her bonds with which she has bound her soul, shall stand: and Yahweh will forgive her, because her father disallowed her.
Numbers 30:8 But if her husband disallow her in the day that he hears it, then he shall make void her vow which is on her, and the rash utterance of her lips, with which she has bound her soul: and Yahweh will forgive her.
Numbers 30:12 But if her husband made them null and void in the day that he heard them, then whatever proceeded out of her lips concerning her vows, or concerning the bond of her soul, shall not stand: her husband has made them void; and Yahweh will forgive her.
Deuteronomy 15:1 At the end of every seven years you shall make a release.
Deuteronomy 15:2 This is the manner of the release: every creditor shall release that which he has lent to his neighbor; he shall not exact it of his neighbor and his brother; because Yahweh's release has been proclaimed.
Deuteronomy 15:3 Of a foreigner you may exact it: but whatever of your is with your brother your hand shall release.
Deuteronomy 15:9 Beware that there not be a base thought in your heart, saying, "The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand;" and your eye be evil against your poor brother, and you give him nothing; and he cry to Yahweh against you, and it be sin to you.
Deuteronomy 31:10 Moses commanded them, saying, "At the end of every seven years, in the set time of the year of release, in the feast of tents,
Esther 2:18 Then the king made a great feast unto all his princes and his servants, even Esther's feast; and he made a release to the provinces, and gave gifts, according to the state of the king.
Job 12:14 Behold, he breaks down, and it can't be built again. He imprisons a man, and there can be no release.
Job 14:14 If a man dies, shall he live again? All the days of my warfare would I wait, until my release should come.
Psalms 102:20 to hear the groans of the prisoner; to free those who are condemned to death;
Ecclesiastes 8:8 No man has authority over the wind, to keep the wind; or is ruler over the day of his death. In war no man's time is free, and evil will not keep the sinner safe.
Isaiah 14:17 who made the world like a wilderness, and overthrew its cities; who didn't release his prisoners to their home?"
Isaiah 42:7 To give eyes to the blind, to make free the prisoners from the prison, to let out those who are shut up in the dark.
Isaiah 61:1 The Spirit of the Lord Yahweh is on me; because Yahweh has anointed me to preach good news to the humble. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and release to those who are bound;
Jeremiah 15:11 Jehovah said, Verily I will strengthen thee for good; verily I will cause the enemy to make supplication unto thee in the time of evil and in the time of affliction.
Jeremiah 34:8 The word that came to Jeremiah from Yahweh, after that the king Zedekiah had made a covenant with all the people who were at Jerusalem, to proclaim liberty to them;
Jeremiah 34:15 You had now turned, and had done that which is right in my eyes, in proclaiming liberty every man to his neighbor; and you had made a covenant before me in the house which is called by my name:
Jeremiah 34:17 Therefore thus says Yahweh: you have not listened to me, to proclaim liberty, every man to his brother, and every man to his neighbor: behold, I proclaim to you a liberty, says Yahweh, to the sword, to the pestilence, and to the famine; and I will make you to be tossed back and forth among all the kingdoms of the earth.
Jeremiah 40:4 Now, behold, I release you this day from the chains which are on your hand. If it seems good to you to come with me into Babylon, come, and I will take care of you; but if it seems bad to you to come with me into Babylon, don't: behold, all the land is before you; where it seems good and right to you to go, there go.
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