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Bible Term: Apostasy

Apostasy is to abandon, denounce, reject, or fall away from one’s faith.

Various translations of the Bible uses others words, which also mean apostasy, such as faithfulness, waywardness, rebellion, and turning away.

A person who commits apostasy is called an apostate.

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