629. apolutrósis
Strong's Concordance
apolutrósis: a release effected by payment of ransom
Original Word: ἀπολύτρωσις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: apolutrósis
Phonetic Spelling: (ap-ol-oo'-tro-sis)
Short Definition: redemption, deliverance
Definition: release effected by payment of ransom; redemption, deliverance.
HELPS Word-studies

629 apolýtrōsis(from 575 /apó, "from" and 3084 /lytróō, "redeem") – properly, redemption – literally, "buying back from, re-purchasing (winning back) what was previously forfeited (lost)."

629 /apolýtrōsis ("redemption, re-purchase") emphasizes the distance ("safety-margin") that results between the rescued person, and what previously enslaved them. For the believer, the prefix (575 /apó) looks back to God's effective work of grace, purchasing them from the debt of sin and bringing them to their new status (being in Christ).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from apolutroó (to release on payment of ransom)
Definition
a release effected by payment of ransom
NASB Translation
redemption (9), release (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 629: ἀπολύτρωσις

ἀπολύτρωσις, ἀπολυτρώσεως, (from ἀπολυτρόω signifying a. to redeem one by paying the price, cf. λύτρον: Plutarch, Pomp. 24; the Sept. Exodus 21:8; Zephaniah 3:1;

b. to let one go free on receiving the price: Plato, legg. 11, p. 919a.; Polybius 22, 21, 8; (cf.) Diodorus 13, 24), "a releasing effected by payment of ransom; redemption, deliverance, liberation procured by the payment of a ransom";

1. properly: πόλεων αἰχμαλώτων, Plutarch, Pomp. 24 (the only passage in secular writings where the word has as yet been noted; (add, Josephus, Antiquities 12, 2, 3; Diodorus fragment l. xxxvii. 5, 3, p. 149, 6 Dindorf; Philo, quod omn. prob. book § 17)).

2. everywhere in the N. T. metaphorically, viz. deliverance effected through the death of Christ from the retributive wrath of a holy God and the merited penalty of sin: Romans 3:24; Ephesians 1:7; Colossians 1:14 (cf. ἐξαγοράζω, ἀγοράζω, λυτρόω, etc. (and Trench, § lxxvii.)); ἀπολύτρωσιν τῶν ... παραβάσεων deliverance from the penalty of transgressions, effected through their expiation, Hebrews 9:15 (cf. Delitzsch at the passage and Fritzsche on Romans, vol. ii., p. 178); ἡμέρα ἀπολυτρώσεως, the last day, when consummate liberation is experienced from the sin still lingering even in the regenerate, and from all the ills and troubles of this life, Ephesians 4:30; in the same sense the word is apparently to be taken in 1 Corinthians 1:30 (where Christ himself is said to be redemption, i. e. the author of redemption, the one without whom we could have none), and is to be taken in the phrase ἀπολύτρωσιν τῆς περιποιήσεως, Ephesians 1:14, the redemption which will come to his possession, or to the men who are God's own through Christ (cf. Meyer at the passage); τοῦ σώματος, deliverance of the body from frailty and mortality, Romans 8:23 (Winer's Grammar, 187 (176)); deliverance from the hatred and persecutions of enemies by the return of Christ from heaven, Luke 21:28, cf. Luke 18:7f; deliverance or release from torture, Hebrews 11:35.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
deliverance, redemption.

From a compound of apo and lutron; (the act) ransom in full, i.e. (figuratively) riddance, or (specially) Christian salvation -- deliverance, redemption.

see GREEK apo

see GREEK lutron

Forms and Transliterations
απολυτρωσεως απολυτρώσεως ἀπολυτρώσεως απολυτρωσιν απολύτρωσιν ἀπολύτρωσιν απολυτρωσις απολύτρωσις ἀπολύτρωσις apolutroseos apolutrōseōs apolutrosin apolutrōsin apolutrosis apolutrōsis apolytroseos apolytrōseōs apolytrṓseos apolytrṓseōs apolytrosin apolytrōsin apolýtrosin apolýtrōsin apolytrosis apolytrōsis apolýtrosis apolýtrōsis
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10 Occurrences


ἀπολυτρώσεως — 2 Occ.
ἀπολύτρωσιν — 6 Occ.
ἀπολύτρωσις — 2 Occ.

Luke 21:28 N-NFS
GRK: ἐγγίζει ἡ ἀπολύτρωσις ὑμῶν
NAS: because your redemption is drawing near.
KJV: for your redemption draweth nigh.
INT: draws near the redemption of you

Romans 3:24 N-GFS
GRK: διὰ τῆς ἀπολυτρώσεως τῆς ἐν
NAS: through the redemption which is in Christ
KJV: through the redemption that is in
INT: through the redemption which [is] in

Romans 8:23 N-AFS
GRK: ἀπεκδεχόμενοι τὴν ἀπολύτρωσιν τοῦ σώματος
NAS: for [our] adoption as sons, the redemption of our body.
KJV: for the adoption, [to wit], the redemption of our
INT: awaiting the redemption of the body

1 Corinthians 1:30 N-NFS
GRK: ἁγιασμὸς καὶ ἀπολύτρωσις
NAS: and sanctification, and redemption,
KJV: sanctification, and redemption:
INT: sanctification and redemption

Ephesians 1:7 N-AFS
GRK: ἔχομεν τὴν ἀπολύτρωσιν διὰ τοῦ
NAS: In Him we have redemption through
KJV: whom we have redemption through his
INT: we have the redemption through the

Ephesians 1:14 N-AFS
GRK: ἡμῶν εἰς ἀπολύτρωσιν τῆς περιποιήσεως
NAS: with a view to the redemption of [God's own] possession,
KJV: until the redemption of the purchased possession,
INT: of us to [the] redemption of the acquired possession

Ephesians 4:30 N-GFS
GRK: εἰς ἡμέραν ἀπολυτρώσεως
NAS: for the day of redemption.
KJV: unto the day of redemption.
INT: for [the] day of redemption

Colossians 1:14 N-AFS
GRK: ἔχομεν τὴν ἀπολύτρωσιν τὴν ἄφεσιν
NAS: we have redemption, the forgiveness
KJV: whom we have redemption through his
INT: we have redemption the forgiveness

Hebrews 9:15 N-AFS
GRK: γενομένου εἰς ἀπολύτρωσιν τῶν ἐπὶ
NAS: has taken place for the redemption of the transgressions
KJV: for the redemption of the transgressions
INT: having taken place for redemption of the under

Hebrews 11:35 N-AFS
GRK: προσδεξάμενοι τὴν ἀπολύτρωσιν ἵνα κρείττονος
NAS: not accepting their release, so
KJV: accepting deliverance; that
INT: having accepted the redemption that a better

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