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International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia


for'sal, for'-s'-l (Ac 27:40).


Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g736 Greek: artemon


from artao, "to fasten to," is rendered "mainsail" in Act 27:40, AV; RV, "foresail." As to the particular kind of sail there mentioned, Sir William Ramsay, quoting from Juvenal concerning the entrance of a disabled ship into harbor by means of a prow-sail, indicates that the artemon would be a sail set on the bow.


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