apostrepho

ἀποστραφῇς. [2 verses](2nd sg aor subj pass ) "From...turn...thou away." is from apostrepho, which means "to turn back", "to guide back", "to turn away", "to dissuade from", "to bring back," and "to recall." In the passive, it means to "be turned back," "turn oneself from", "turn one's face away from", "abandon", and "desert." -- -- The word translated as "turn away" also has the sense of dissuading or frustrating someone in their desires. The English phrase "turning you back on someone" captures the sense very well. However, the sense of the "turn" is a violent form with the sense of "twisting."

Word Type: 

verb

Number Verses: 

2