3989. pelagos
Strong's Concordance
pelagos: the deep, the deep sea
Original Word: πέλαγος, ους, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: pelagos
Phonetic Spelling: (pel'-ag-os)
Definition: the deep, the deep sea
Usage: the sea, the deep.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
the deep, the deep sea
NASB Translation
depth (1), sea (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3989: πέλαγος

πέλαγος, πελαγους, τό (by some (e. g. Lob. Pathol. Proleg., p. 805) connected with παξ, i. e. the 'flat' expanse (cf. Latinaequor); but by Curtius, § 367, et al. (cf. Vanicek, p. 515) with πλήσσω, i. e. the 'beating' waves (cf. our 'plash')), from Homer down;

a. properly, the sea i. e. the high sea, the deep (where ships sail; accordingly but a part of the sea, θάλασσα, Aristotle, Probl. sect. 23 quaest. 3 (p. 931{b}, 14f) ἐν τῷ λιμενι ὀλίγη ἐστιν θάλασσα, ἐν δέ τῷ πελάγει βαθεῖα. Hence) τό πέλαγος τῆς θαλάσσης,aequor maris (A. V. the depth of the sea; cf. Trench, § xiii.), Matthew 18:6 (so too Apollonius Rhodius, 2, 608; πέλαγος αἰγαιας ἁλός, Euripides, Tro. 88; Hesychius πέλαγος ... βυθός, πλάτος θαλάσσης. Cf. Winers Grammar, 611 (568); (Trench, as above)).

b. universally, the sea: τό πέλαγος τό κατά τήν Κιλικίαν, Acts 27:5 (see examples from Greek authors in Passow, under the word πέλαγος, 1; (Liddell and Scott, under I.)).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
depth, sea.

Of uncertain affinity; deep or open sea, i.e. The main -- depth, sea.

Forms and Transliterations
επελέκησαν πελαγει πελάγει πελαγος πέλαγος πέλας πελεκάνα πελεκάνι πελεκητά πελεκητοίς πελεκητών pelagei pelágei pelagos pélagos
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 18:6 N-DNS
GRK: ἐν τῷ πελάγει τῆς θαλάσσης
NAS: and to be drowned in the depth of the sea.
KJV: in the depth of the sea.
INT: in the depth of the sea

Acts 27:5 N-ANS
GRK: τό τε πέλαγος τὸ κατὰ
NAS: When we had sailed through the sea along the coast
KJV: when we had sailed over the sea of
INT: the and moreover along

Strong's Greek 3989
2 Occurrences


πελάγει — 1 Occ.
πέλαγος — 1 Occ.











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