Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 863

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT-1:50 9,88

KJV Translation Count — 17x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: remission (9), forgiveness (6), deliverance (1), liberty (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. release from bondage or imprisonment
2. forgiveness or pardon, of sins (letting them go as if they had never been committed), remission of the penalty

Strong's Definitions

af'-es-is; from (863) (ἀφίημι); freedom; (figurative) pardon: — deliverance, forgiveness, liberty, remission.

Concordance Results Using KJV

For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the G859 of sins.


John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the G859 of sins.


But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost hath never G859, but is in danger of eternal damnation:


To give knowledge of salvation unto his people by the G859 of their sins,


And he came into all the country about Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance for the G859 of sins;


The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach G859 to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at G859 them that are bruised,


And that repentance and G859 of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.


Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the G859 of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.


Him hath God exalted with his right hand to be a Prince and a Saviour, for to give repentance to Israel, and G859 of sins.


To him give all the prophets witness, that through his name whosoever believeth in him shall receive G859 of sins.


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