1546. ekbolé
Strong's Concordance
ekbolé: a throwing out, i.e. spec. a throwing overboard (of the cargo)
Original Word: ἐκβολή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: ekbolé
Phonetic Spelling: (ek-bol-ay')
Definition: a throwing out, a throwing overboard (of the cargo)
Usage: a throwing out, a jettisoning of cargo to lighten a ship.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ekballó
Definition
a throwing out, i.e. spec. a throwing overboard (of the cargo)
NASB Translation
jettison the cargo (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1546: ἐκβολή

ἐκβολή, ἐκβολης, (ἐκβάλλω);

a. a casting out.

b. specifically, the throwing overboard of goods and lading whereby sailors lighten a ship in a storm to keep her from sinking (Aeschylus sept. 769; Aristotle, eth. Nic. 3, 1, 5 (p. 1110{a}, 9); Lucian, de merc. cond. 1): ποιεῖσθαι ἐκβολήν, Latinjacturam facere, to throw the cargo overboard, Acts 27:18; with τῶν σκευῶν added, the Sept. Jonah 1:5; τῶν φορτιων, Pollux 1, 99, p. 70, Hemsterh edition.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
lighten the ship, jettison

From ekballo; ejection, i.e. (specially) a throwing overboard of the cargo -- + lighten the ship.

see GREEK ekballo

Forms and Transliterations
εκβολή εκβολην εκβολήν ἐκβολὴν εκβρασμός εξέβρασα ekbolen ekbolēn ekbolḕn
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 27:18 N-AFS
GRK: τῇ ἑξῆς ἐκβολὴν ἐποιοῦντο
NAS: storm-tossed, they began to jettison the cargo;
KJV: the next [day] they lightened the ship;
INT: on the next [day] a casting out [of cargo] they made

Strong's Greek 1546
1 Occurrence


ἐκβολὴν — 1 Occ.











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