Sail
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) An extent of canvas or other fabric by means of which the wind is made serviceable as a power for propelling vessels through the water.

2. (n.) Anything resembling a sail, or regarded as a sail.

3. (n.) A wing; a van.

4. (n.) The extended surface of the arm of a windmill.

5. (n.) A sailing vessel; a vessel of any kind; a craft.

6. (n.) A passage by a sailing vessel; a journey or excursion upon the water.

7. (n.) To be impelled or driven forward by the action of wind upon sails, as a ship on water; to be impelled on a body of water by the action of steam or other power.

8. (n.) To move through or on the water; to swim, as a fish or a water fowl.

9. (n.) To be conveyed in a vessel on water; to pass by water; as, they sailed from London to Canton.

10. (n.) To set sail; to begin a voyage.

11. (n.) To move smoothly through the air; to glide through the air without apparent exertion, as a bird.

12. (v. t.) To pass or move upon, as in a ship, by means of sails; hence, to move or journey upon (the water) by means of steam or other force.

13. (v. t.) To fly through; to glide or move smoothly through.

14. (v. t.) To direct or manage the motion of, as a vessel; as, to sail one's own ship.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
SAIL; SAILOR

sal, sal'-er.

See SHIPS AND BOATS, II, 2, (3); III, 2.

Greek
1602. ekpleo -- to sail away
... to sail away. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: ekpleo Phonetic Spelling:
(ek-pleh'-o) Short Definition: I sail out, sail away Definition: I sail out (of ...
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3896. parapleo -- to sail by or past
... to sail by or past. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: parapleo Phonetic Spelling:
(par-ap-leh'-o) Short Definition: I sail past Definition: I sail past ...
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636. apopleo -- to sail away
... to sail away. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: apopleo Phonetic Spelling:
(ap-op-leh'-o) Short Definition: I sail away Definition: I sail away. ...
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5284. hupopleo -- to sail under (ie under the lee of)
... to sail under (ie under the lee of). Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: hupopleo
Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-op-leh'-o) Short Definition: I sail under Definition ...
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3881. paralegomai -- to sail past or coast along
... to sail past or coast along. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: paralegomai Phonetic
Spelling: (par-al-eg'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I coast along, sail ...
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4126. pleo -- to sail
... to sail. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: pleo Phonetic Spelling: (pleh'-o)
Short Definition: I sail Definition: I sail, travel by sea, voyage. ...
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1277. diapleo -- to sail across
... to sail across. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: diapleo Phonetic Spelling:
(dee-ap-leh'-o) Short Definition: I sail over Definition: I sail over (across). ...
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1020. braduploeo -- to sail slowly
... to sail slowly. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: braduploeo Phonetic Spelling:
(brad-oo-plo-eh'-o) Short Definition: I sail slowly Definition: I sail slowly ...
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2668. katapleo -- to sail down
... to sail down. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: katapleo Phonetic Spelling:
(kat-ap-leh'-o) Short Definition: I sail down Definition: I sail down (from the ...
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3607. othone -- fine linen, hence a sheet or sail
... fine linen, hence a sheet or sail. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration:
othone Phonetic Spelling: (oth-on'-ay) Short Definition: a linen cloth, sheet ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5251. nes -- a standard, ensign, signal, sign
... Word Origin from nasas Definition a standard, ensign, signal, sign NASB Word Usage
banner (2), distinguishing mark (1), sail (1), signal (4), standard (12 ...
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4666. miphras -- a spreading out, something spread
... 4665, 4666. miphras. 4667 . a spreading out, something spread. Transliteration:
miphras Phonetic Spelling: (mif-rawce') Short Definition: sail. ...
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1777. din -- to judge
... Sail direct. Or (Gen. 6:3) duwn {doon}; a primitive roy a straight course, ie Sail
direct -- (come) with a straight course. 1776, 1777. din. 1778 . ...
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Library

The Way the Sail is Set.
... THE WAY THE SAIL IS SET. ... Some ships sailed eastward, some sailed west, Some north,
some southward trend. How can ships sail this way and that? ...
//christianbookshelf.org/orr/how to live a holy life/the way the sail is.htm

Never Weather-Beaten Sail More Willing Bent to Shore,
... The Treasury of Sacred Song. Book First XXV Never weather-beaten sail more willing
bent to shore,. Never tired pilgrim's limbs affected slumber more, ...
/.../palgrave/the treasury of sacred song/xxv never weather-beaten sail more.htm

"But when You have Again Set Sail from that Place with the view of ...
... Dialogues of Sulpitius Severus. Chapter XVIII. "But when you have again
set sail from that place with the view of making´┐Ż "But ...
/.../severus/life and writings of sulpitius severus /chapter xviii but when you.htm

Introduction.
... Ascend with me to some solitary height and let us take a view of the innumerable
human crafts as they sail out upon life's broad ocean. ...
/.../orr/food for the lambs or helps for young christians/introduction.htm

The Voyage and Shipwreck
... [This chapter is based on Acts 27; 28:1-10.] At last Paul was on his way to Rome.
"When it was determined," Luke writes, "that we should sail into Italy, they ...
/.../white/the acts of the apostles/lesson 42 the voyage and.htm

Acts XXVII
... (1) "And when it was determined that we should sail into Italy, they delivered Paul
and certain other prisoners to a centurion of the Augustan cohort, named ...
/.../mcgarvey/a commentary on acts of the apostles/acts xxvii.htm

Paul's Shipwreck
... When it was decided that we were to sail for Italy, Paul and certain other prisoners
were placed in charge of Julius, an officer of the Emperor's regiment. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/sherman/the childrens bible/pauls shipwreck.htm

Wesley's Advice to Travelers
... Tuesday, August 1.--- The captain with whom we were to sail was in great haste to
have our things on board; but I would not send them while the wind was ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/wesleys advice to travelers.htm

The Delights of North Wales
... Friday, August 6."On this and the next day I finished my business in
Ireland, so as to be ready to sail at an hour's warning. ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/the delights of north wales.htm

Departure of Barnabas.
... heard of the Man who has appeared, and I will adorn them with my speech, and preach
the counsel of God; and if you do so, within a few days I will sail with you ...
/.../unknown/the clementine homilies/chapter xiv departure of barnabas.htm

Thesaurus
Sail (32 Occurrences)
... water. 2. (n.) Anything resembling a sail, or regarded as a sail. 3. (n.) A wing;
a van. ... Canton. 10. (n.) To set sail; to begin a voyage. 11. ...
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Main-sail
Main-sail. Mainsail, Main-sail. Mainstay . Easton's Bible Dictionary (Gr. artemon),
answering to the modern "mizzen-sail," as some suppose. ...
/m/main-sail.htm - 6k

Sail-support (1 Occurrence)
Sail-support. Sails, Sail-support. Saint . Multi-Version Concordance
Sail-support (1 Occurrence). Proverbs 23:34 Yes ...
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Coast (70 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) To sail by or near the shore. 6. (n.) To sail from port to port in the same
country. ... 9. (vt) To sail by or near; to follow the coast line of. 10. ...
/c/coast.htm - 31k

Navigate (2 Occurrences)
... To journey; to go in a vessel or ship; to perform the duties of a navigator; to
use the waters as a highway or channel for commerce or communication; to sail. ...
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Thessaloni'ca (7 Occurrences)
... Acts 27:2 and having embarked in a ship of Adramyttium, we, being about to sail
by the coasts of Asia, did set sail, there being with us Aristarchus, a ...
/t/thessaloni'ca.htm - 8k

Embarked (5 Occurrences)
... (YLT). Acts 27:2 and having embarked in a ship of Adramyttium, we, being about to
sail by the coasts of Asia, did set sail, there being with us Aristarchus, a ...
/e/embarked.htm - 8k

Macedo'nian (2 Occurrences)
... Acts 27:2 and having embarked in a ship of Adramyttium, we, being about to sail
by the coasts of Asia, did set sail, there being with us Aristarchus, a ...
/m/macedo'nian.htm - 7k

Mainsail (1 Occurrence)
... (Gr. artemon), answering to the modern "mizzen-sail," as some suppose. ... Noah Webster's
Dictionary. (n.) The principal sail in a ship or other vessel. ...
/m/mainsail.htm - 7k

Aristar'chus (6 Occurrences)
... Acts 27:2 and having embarked in a ship of Adramyttium, we, being about to sail
by the coasts of Asia, did set sail, there being with us Aristarchus, a ...
/a/aristar'chus.htm - 8k

Bible Concordance
Sail (32 Occurrences)

Luke 8:22 One day He went on board a boat--both He and his disciples; and He said to them, "Let us cross over to the other side of the Lake." So they set sail.
(WEY)

Acts 10:11 The sky had opened to his view, and what seemed to be an enormous sail was descending, being let down to the earth by ropes at the four corners.
(WEY)

Acts 10:16 This was said three times, and immediately the sail was drawn up out of sight.
(WEY)

Acts 11:5 "While I was in the town of Jaffa, offering prayer," he said, "in a trance I saw a vision. There descended what seemed to be an enormous sail, being let down from the sky by ropes at the four corners, and it came close to me.
(WEY)

Acts 13:13 Now Paul and his company set sail from Paphos, and came to Perga in Pamphylia. John departed from them and returned to Jerusalem.
(WEB WEY ASV DBY YLT RSV NIV)

Acts 14:26 From there they sailed to Antioch, from where they had been committed to the grace of God for the work which they had fulfilled.
(Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 15:39 Then the contention grew so sharp that they separated from each other. Barnabas took Mark with him, and sailed away to Cyprus,
(Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 16:11 Setting sail therefore from Troas, we made a straight course to Samothrace, and the day following to Neapolis;
(WEB ASV DBY YLT RSV NIV)

Acts 18:18 Paul, having stayed after this many more days, took his leave of the brothers, and sailed from there for Syria, together with Priscilla and Aquila. He shaved his head in Cenchreae, for he had a vow.
(Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)

Acts 18:21 but taking his leave of them, and saying, "I must by all means keep this coming feast in Jerusalem, but I will return again to you if God wills," he set sail from Ephesus.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 20:3 When he had spent three months there, and a plot was made against him by Jews as he was about to set sail for Syria, he determined to return through Macedonia.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 20:13 But we who went ahead to the ship set sail for Assos, intending to take Paul aboard there, for he had so arranged, intending himself to go by land.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 20:16 For Paul had determined to sail past Ephesus, that he might not have to spend time in Asia; for he was hastening, if it were possible for him, to be in Jerusalem on the day of Pentecost.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 21:1 When it happened that we had parted from them and had set sail, we came with a straight course to Cos, and the next day to Rhodes, and from there to Patara.
(WEB WEY ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 21:2 Having found a ship crossing over to Phoenicia, we went aboard, and set sail.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 27:1 When it was determined that we should sail for Italy, they delivered Paul and certain other prisoners to a centurion named Julius, of the Augustan band.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 27:2 Embarking in a ship of Adramyttium, which was about to sail to places on the coast of Asia, we put to sea; Aristarchus, a Macedonian of Thessalonica, being with us.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 27:2 Embarking in a ship of Adramyttium, which was about to sail to places on the coast of Asia, we put to sea; Aristarchus, a Macedonian of Thessalonica, being with us.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 27:4 Putting to sea from there, we sailed under the lee of Cyprus, because the winds were contrary.
(Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Acts 27:12 And the harbour being ill adapted to winter in, the most counselled to set sail thence, if perhaps they might reach Phoenice to winter in, a port of Crete looking north-east and south-east.
(DBY YLT NIV)

Acts 27:17 Which when they had taken up, they used helps, undergirding the ship; and, fearing lest they should fall into the quicksands, strake sail, and so were driven.
(KJV BBE WBS)

Acts 27:21 When they had been long without food, Paul stood up in the middle of them, and said, "Sirs, you should have listened to me, and not have set sail from Crete, and have gotten this injury and loss.
(WEB WEY ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 27:24 saying,'Don't be afraid, Paul. You must stand before Caesar. Behold, God has granted you all those who sail with you.'
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 27:40 Casting off the anchors, they left them in the sea, at the same time untying the rudder ropes. Hoisting up the foresail to the wind, they made for the beach.
(Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 28:10 They also honored us with many honors, and when we sailed, they put on board the things that we needed.
(Root in WEB WEY ASV YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 28:11 After three months, we set sail in a ship of Alexandria which had wintered in the island, whose sign was "The Twin Brothers."
(WEB WEY ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS RSV)

1 Kings 22:48 Jehoshaphat made ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold: but they didn't go; for the ships were broken at Ezion Geber.
(See NIV)

1 Kings 22:49 Then said Ahaziah the son of Ahab unto Jehoshaphat: 'Let my servants go with thy servants in the ships.' But Jehoshaphat would not.
(See NIV)

2 Chronicles 20:37 Then Eliezer the son of Dodavahu of Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat, saying, Because you have joined yourself with Ahaziah, Yahweh has destroyed your works. The ships were broken, so that they were not able to go to Tarshish.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 33:21 But there the Lord will be with us in his glory, ... wide rivers and streams; where no boat will go with blades, and no fair ship will be sailing.
(Root in BBE NIV)

Isaiah 33:23 Your rigging is untied. They couldn't strengthen the foot of their mast. They couldn't spread the sail. Then the prey of a great spoil was divided. The lame took the prey.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 27:7 Of fine linen with embroidered work from Egypt was your sail, that it might be to you for a banner; blue and purple from the islands of Elishah was your awning.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Sail

Related Terms

Main-sail

Sail-support (1 Occurrence)

Coast (70 Occurrences)

Navigate (2 Occurrences)

Thessaloni'ca (7 Occurrences)

Embarked (5 Occurrences)

Macedo'nian (2 Occurrences)

Mainsail (1 Occurrence)

Aristar'chus (6 Occurrences)

Adramyttian (2 Occurrences)

Adramyt'tium (2 Occurrences)

Setting (82 Occurrences)

Board (47 Occurrences)

Foresail (1 Occurrence)

Reef (1 Occurrence)

Phoenix (2 Occurrences)

Adramyttium (2 Occurrences)

Sheet (9 Occurrences)

Determined (89 Occurrences)

Ropes (32 Occurrences)

Course (87 Occurrences)

Boats (11 Occurrences)

Ships (46 Occurrences)

Voyage (5 Occurrences)

Launched (5 Occurrences)

Lanched (5 Occurrences)

Fill (126 Occurrences)

Forming (27 Occurrences)

Reach (63 Occurrences)

Regions (22 Occurrences)

Royal (154 Occurrences)

Embarking (3 Occurrences)

Enormous (5 Occurrences)

Driver (4 Occurrences)

Down (12601 Occurrences)

Decided (54 Occurrences)

Drag (19 Occurrences)

Months (65 Occurrences)

Meaning (41 Occurrences)

Macedonian (4 Occurrences)

Patara (1 Occurrence)

Ports (2 Occurrences)

Aristarchus (6 Occurrences)

Accompanied (43 Occurrences)

Aboard (10 Occurrences)

Sails (4 Occurrences)

Slack (19 Occurrences)

Seemed (89 Occurrences)

Mean (93 Occurrences)

Ship (122 Occurrences)

Province (66 Occurrences)

Coasts (58 Occurrences)

Strike (168 Occurrences)

Sailed (28 Occurrences)

Loss (90 Occurrences)

Return (499 Occurrences)

Entering (124 Occurrences)

Party (47 Occurrences)

Saint (5 Occurrences)

Places (610 Occurrences)

Crete (7 Occurrences)

Sky (278 Occurrences)

Company (287 Occurrences)

Cords (80 Occurrences)

Foot (193 Occurrences)

Ephesus (20 Occurrences)

Thessalonica (8 Occurrences)

Yard (8 Occurrences)

Quicksands (1 Occurrence)

Quicksand (1 Occurrence)

Kite (3 Occurrences)

Northwest (1 Occurrence)

Ne-ap'olis (1 Occurrence)

Neapolis (1 Occurrence)

Navy (4 Occurrences)

Up (25836 Occurrences)

Undergird (1 Occurrence)

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