ekklinō: to deviate, to turn away (from someone or something)Original Word: ἐκκλίνωTransliteration:
(ek-klee'-no)Part of Speech:
to deviate, to turn away (from someone or something)Meaning:
to deviate, to turn away (from someone or something)
avoid, eschew, go out of the way.
From ek and klino; to deviate, i.e. (absolutely) to shun (literally or figuratively), or (relatively) to decline (from piety) -- avoid, eschew, go out of the way.
see GREEK ek
see GREEK klino
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 1578: ἐκκλίνωἐκκλίνω
(Romans 16:17 T Tr WH
); 1 aorist ἐξέκλινα
; in Greek writings from Thucydides
down; the Sept.
chiefly for סוּר
; intransitive, to turn aside, deviate
(from the right way and course, Malachi 2:8
(cf. Deuteronomy 5:32
)); metaphorically and absolutely, to turn (oneself) away
, 144f (126f); Winer
's Grammar, 251 (236)), either from the path of rectitude, Romans 3:12
(Psalm 13:3<10> ()); or from evil (amalisdeclinare, Cicero, Tusc. 4, 6): ἀπό κακοῦ, 1 Peter 3:11 (Psalm 33:15<10> (); Psalm 36:27<10> (); Proverbs 3:7); ἀπό with the genitive of person to turn away from, keep aloof from, one's society; to shun one: Romans 16:17 (οὕς, Ignatius ad Eph. 7, 1 [ET]).<1>