Word: apecw

Pronounce: ap-ekh'-o

Strongs Number: G568

Orig: from 575 and 2192; (actively) to have out, i.e. receive in full; (intransitively) to keep (oneself) away, i.e. be distant (literally or figuratively):--be, have, receive. G575

Use: TDNT-2:828,286 Verb

Heb Strong: H1361 H1481 H2308 H4513 H5337 H5493 H6113 H7350 H7368 H7368

    1) have
    1a) to hold back, keep off, prevent
    1b) to have wholly or in full, to have received
    1c) it is enough, sufficient
    2) to be away, absent, distant
    3) to hold one's self off, abstain
    "have" in Mt 6:2 is modified with a prefix which changes its meaning to "have in full" and was commonly used on business receipts to mean "paid in full". No payment or service was expected to follow the close of the transaction.