3712. orguia
Strong's Concordance
orguia: a fathom (the length of the outstretched arms)
Original Word: ὀργυιά, ᾶς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: orguia
Phonetic Spelling: (org-wee-ah')
Definition: a fathom (the length of the outstretched arms)
Usage: a fathom, about five or six feet.
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3712 orgyiá ("from oregō, 'to stretch out,' " J. Thayer) – properly, outstretched – originally the distance between the tips of the left and right hands when outstretched; a fathom, the unit of measure (roughly) five to six feet long.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from oregó
Definition
a fathom (the length of the outstretched arms)
NASB Translation
fathoms (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3712: ὀργυιά

ὀργυιά, ὀργυιάς, (ὀρέγω to stretch out), the distance across the breast front the tip of one middle finger to the tip of the other when the arms are outstretched; five or six feet, a fathom: Acts 27:28. (Homer, Herodotus, Xenophon, others.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
a fathom.

From oregomai; a stretch of the arms, i.e. A fathom -- fathom.

see GREEK oregomai

Forms and Transliterations
οργυιας οργυιάς ὀργυιὰς orguias orgyiàs
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 27:28 N-AFP
GRK: βολίσαντες εὗρον ὀργυιὰς εἴκοσι βραχὺ
NAS: [it to be] twenty fathoms; and a little
KJV: [it] twenty fathoms: and
INT: having sounded they found fathoms twenty a little

Acts 27:28 N-AFP
GRK: βολίσαντες εὗρον ὀργυιὰς δεκαπέντε
NAS: and found [it to be] fifteen fathoms.
KJV: found [it] fifteen fathoms.
INT: having sounded they found fathoms fifteen

Strong's Greek 3712
2 Occurrences


ὀργυιὰς — 2 Occ.











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