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Lexicon :: Strong's G4950 - syrtis

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Σύρτις
Transliteration
syrtis (Key)
Pronunciation
soor'-tis
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Part of Speech
proper feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
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Strong’s Definitions

σύρτις sýrtis, soor'-tis; from G4951; a shoal (from the sand drawn thither by the waves), i.e. the Syrtis Major or great bay on the north coast of Africa:—quicksands.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x

The KJV translates Strong's G4950 in the following manner: quicksands (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x
The KJV translates Strong's G4950 in the following manner: quicksands (1x).
  1. Syrtis, the name of two places in the African or Libyan Sea between Carthage and Cyrenaicia, full of shallows and sandbanks, and therefore destructive to ships; the western Syrtis, between the islands Cercina and Meninx (or the promontories of Zeitha and Brachodes), was called Syris minor, the eastern (extending from the promontories of Cephalae on the west to that of Boreum on the east) was called Syris major; this latter must be the one referred to in Acts 27:17, for upon this the ship in which Paul was sailing might easily be cast after leaving Crete

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σύρτις sýrtis, soor'-tis; from G4951; a shoal (from the sand drawn thither by the waves), i.e. the Syrtis Major or great bay on the north coast of Africa:—quicksands.
STRONGS NT 4950: Σύρτις
Σύρτις (Lachmann Σύρτις; cf. Tdf. Proleg., p. 103; Chandler § 650), Συρτισεως, accusative Σύρτιν, (σύρω, which see (others from Arabic sert, i. e. 'desert'; others besides, see Pape, Eigennamen, under the word)), Syrtis, the name of two places in the African or Libyan Sea between Carthage and Cyrenaica, full of shallows and sandbanks, and therefore destructive to ships; the western Syrtis, between the islands Cercina and Meninx (or the promontories of Zeitha and Brachodes), was called Syrtis minor, the eastern (extending from the promontory of Cephalae on the Winers Grammar, to that of Boreum on the E.) was called Syrtis major (sinus Psyllicus); this latter must be the one referred to in Acts 27:17, for upon this the ship in which Paul was sailing might easily be cast after leaving Crete. (Cf. B. D. under the word.)
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Acts
27:17

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Strong's Number G4950 matches the Greek Σύρτις (syrtis),
which occurs 1 times in 1 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:17 - Which when they had taken up, they used helps, undergirding the ship; and, fearing lest they should fall into the quicksands, G4950 strake sail, and so were driven.

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