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Lexicon :: Strong's G45 - agkyra

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ἄγκυρα
Transliteration
agkyra (Key)
Pronunciation
ä'n-kü-rä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as ἀγκάλη (G43)
mGNT
4x in 2 unique form(s)
TR
4x in 2 unique form(s)
LXX
0x in 0 unique form(s)
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Strong’s Definitions

ἄγκυρα ánkyra, ang'-koo-rah; from the same as G43; an "anchor" (as crooked):—anchor.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G45 in the following manner: anchor (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G45 in the following manner: anchor (4x).
  1. an anchor

  2. metaph. any stay or safeguard

    Ancient anchors resembled modern ones in form: they were of iron, provided with a stock, and with two teeth-like extremities often but by no means without flukes.
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἄγκυρα ánkyra, ang'-koo-rah; from the same as G43; an "anchor" (as crooked):—anchor.
STRONGS NT 45: ἄγκυρα
ἄγκυρα, -ας, [see ἀγκάλη], an anchor — [ancient anchors resembled modern in form: were of iron, provided with a stock, and with two teeth-like extremities often but by no means always without flukes; see Roschach in Daremberg and Saglio's Dict. des Antiq. (1873), p. 267; Guhl and Koner, p. 258]: ῥίπτειν to cast (Latin jacere), Acts 27:29; ἐκτείνειν, Acts 27:30; περιαίρειν, Acts 27:40.
Figuratively, any stay or safeguard: as hope, Hebrews 6:19; Euripides, Hec. 78 (80); Heliodorus vii., p. 352 (350).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Acts
27:29; 27:30; 27:40
Hebrews
6:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G45 matches the Greek ἄγκυρα (agkyra),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:29 - Then fearing lest we should have fallen upon rocks, they cast four anchors G45 out of the stern, and wished for the day.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:30 - And as the shipmen were about to flee out of the ship, when they had let down the boat into the sea, under colour as though they would have cast anchors G45 out of the foreship,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:40 - And when they had taken up the anchors, G45 they committed themselves unto the sea, and loosed the rudder bands, and hoised up the mainsail to the wind, and made toward shore.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:19 - Which hope we have as an anchor G45 of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil;
 
 
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