Strong's Greek: 628. ἀπολούω (apolouó) -- to wash off, wash away
628. apolouó
Strong's Concordance
apolouó: to wash off, wash away
Original Word: ἀπολούω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: apolouó
Phonetic Spelling: (ap-ol-oo'-o)
Short Definition: I wash off, wash away
Definition: I wash off, mid: I wash away (my sins, in baptism).
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628 apoloúō (from 575 /apó, "away from" and 3068 /loúō, "wash") – properly, wash away. This strengthened form of 3068 /loúō ("to wash") refers to an entire washing – the complete removal of sin and its debt.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from apo and louó
Definition
to wash off, wash away
NASB Translation
wash away (1), washed (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 628: ἀπολούω

ἀπολούω: to wash off or away; in the N. T. twice in 1 aorist middle figuratively (cf. Philo de mut. nom. § 6, i., p. 585, Mang. edition): ἀπελούσασθε, 1 Corinthians 6:11; βάπτισαι καί ἀπόλουσαι τάς ἁμαρτίας σου, Acts 22:16. For the sinner is unclean, polluted as it were by the filth of his sins. Whoever obtains remission of sins has his sins put, so to speak, out of God's sight — is cleansed from them in the sight of God. Remission is (represented as) obtained by undergoing baptism; hence, those who have gone down into the baptismal bath (lavacrum, cf. Titus 3:5; Ephesians 5:26) are said ἀπολούσασθαι to have washed themselves, or τάς ἁμαρτίας ἀπολούσασθαι to have washed away their sins, i. e. to have been cleansed from their sins.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
wash away.

From apo and louo; to wash fully, i.e. (figuratively) have remitted (reflexively) -- wash (away).

see GREEK apo

see GREEK louo

Forms and Transliterations
απελουσασθε απελούσασθε ἀπελούσασθε απολελυτρωμένη απολουσαι απόλουσαι ἀπόλουσαι απολούσωμαι απολυτρώσει apelousasthe apeloúsasthe apolousai apólousai
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2 Occurrences


ἀπελούσασθε — 1 Occ.
ἀπόλουσαι — 1 Occ.

Acts 22:16 V-AMM-2S
GRK: βάπτισαι καὶ ἀπόλουσαι τὰς ἁμαρτίας
NAS: up and be baptized, and wash away your sins,
KJV: and wash away thy
INT: be baptized and wash away the sins

1 Corinthians 6:11 V-AIM-2P
GRK: ἦτε ἀλλὰ ἀπελούσασθε ἀλλὰ ἡγιάσθητε
NAS: were some of you; but you were washed, but you were sanctified,
KJV: but ye are washed, but
INT: you were but you were washed but you were sanctified

2 Occurrences

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