671. apochrésis
Strong's Concordance
apochrésis: abuse, misuse
Original Word: ἀπόχρησις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: apochrésis
Phonetic Spelling: (ap-okh'-ray-sis)
Definition: abuse, misuse
Usage: using up, abuse, misuse.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from a comp. of apo and chrésis
abuse, misuse
NASB Translation
use (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 671: ἀπόχρησις

ἀπόχρησις, ἀποχρησεως, (ἀποχράομαι to use to the full, to abuse), abuse, misuse: Colossians 2:22 ἐστιν πάντα εἰς φθοράν τῇ ἀποχρήσει all which (i. e. things forbidden) tend to destruction (bring destruction) by abuse; Paul says this from the standpoint of the false teachers, who in any use of those things whatever saw an abuse, i. e. a blameworthy use. In opposition to those who treat the clause as parenthetical and understand ἀπόχρησις to mean consumption by use (a being used up, as in Plutarch, moral., p. 267f. (quaest. Rom. 18)), so that the words do not give the sentiment of the false teachers but Paul's judgment of it, very similar to that set forth in Matthew 15:17; 1 Corinthians 6:13, cf. DeWette at the passage (But see Meyer, Ellicott, Lightfoot.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From a compound of apo and chraomai; the act of using up, i.e. Consumption -- using.

see GREEK apo

see GREEK chraomai

Forms and Transliterations
αποχρησει αποχρήσει ἀποχρήσει apochresei apochrēsei apochrḗsei
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Englishman's Concordance
Colossians 2:22 N-DFS
GRK: φθορὰν τῇ ἀποχρήσει κατὰ τὰ
NAS: [refer] [to] things destined to perish with use)-- in accordance
KJV: perish with the using;) after
INT: decay in the using according to the

Strong's Greek 671
1 Occurrence

ἀποχρήσει — 1 Occ.

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