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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #1277 - διαπλέω
- to sail across
Ion. δια-πλώω (q.v.),
1. sail through a strait or gap, Th. 4.24, Plb. 14.10.12; sail across, Μέγαράδε Lys. 12.17; εἰς Αἴγιναν Ar. V. 122, etc.: c.acc., δ. τὸ πέλαγος Plu. 2.206d, IG 14.1976: metaph., δ. βίον sail through life, make life's voyage, Pl. Phd. 85d.
2. flow through, pass, τὰ ψαμμία σὺν τοῖσι οὔροισι δ. Aret. SD 2.3.
διαπλέω: 1 aorist participle διαπλευσας; (Pliny,pernavigo), to sail across: πέλαγος (as often in Greek writings), Acts 27:5 (Winer's Grammar, § 52, 4, 8).
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* δια -πλέω , -ῶ ,
to sail across: Acts 27:5.†
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Montgomery (Exp VIII. ix. p. 357) translates διαπλεύσαντες in Acts 27:5 ";having run across the gulf"; between Cilicia and Pamphylia, and notes that the verb ";probably implies that at this point a favourable shift of wind enabled them to make a straight course across a stretch of open water (πέλαγος) instead of hugging the shores of the bight."; The verb occurs with the same object in Kaibel 642.13 (iii/iv A.D.) καὶ πέλαγος διέπλε [υ ]σε : see also LS.
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