Bible Verse Dictionary
Acts 27:13 - Loosing
but and etc.
|when the south wind||G3558||νότος||
the south (southwest) wind; by extension the southern quarter itself
to breathe gently that is breeze
compare the base of G1166); of the same meaning; to think; by implication to seem (truthfully or uncertainly)
|that they had obtained||G2902||κρατέω||
to use strength that is seize or retain (literally or figuratively)
a setting forth that is (figuratively) proposal (intention); specifically the show bread (in the Temple) as exposed before God
to lift; by implication to take up or away; figuratively to raise (the voice) keep in suspense (the mind); specifically to sail away (that is weigh anchor); by Hebraism (compare [H5375]) to expiate sin
|thence they sailed close by||G3881||παραλέγομαι||
(specifically) to lay one´ s course near that is sail past
Crete an island in the Mediterranean
Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.