4408. próra
Strong's Concordance
próra: the prow (of a ship)
Original Word: πρῴρα, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: próra
Phonetic Spelling: (pro'-ra)
Definition: the prow (of a ship)
Usage: the prow of a ship.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
the prow (of a ship)
NASB Translation
bow (1), prow (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4408: πρῷρα

πρῷρα (so R G, πρῷρα Tr), more correctly πρῷρα (see Göttling, Lehre v., Accent, p. 142f; (Chandler § 164; Etym. Magn., p. 692, 34f; cf. 318, 57f; cf. Iota)),. πρώρας (L T WH πρῴρης, cf. μάχαιρα, at the beginning), (contracted from προειρα from πρό; Lob. Pathol. Element. 2:136, cf. Paralip., p. 215), from Homer down; the prow or forward part of a ship (R. V. foreship): Acts 27:30; in Acts 27:41 distinguished from πρύμνα.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Feminine of a presumed derivative of pro as noun; the prow, i.e. Forward part of a vessel -- forepart(-ship).

see GREEK pro

Forms and Transliterations
πρωρα πρώρα πρῷρα πρώρας πρωρείς πρωρεύς πρωρης πρῴρης prôira prō̂ira prṓires prṓirēs prora prōra prores prōrēs
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 27:30 N-GFS
GRK: ὡς ἐκ πρῴρης ἀγκύρας μελλόντων
NAS: to lay out anchors from the bow,
KJV: anchors out of the foreship,
INT: as from [the] bow anchors being about

Acts 27:41 N-NFS
GRK: ἡ μὲν πρῷρα ἐρείσασα ἔμεινεν
NAS: aground; and the prow stuck fast
KJV: and the forepart stuck fast,
INT: the indeed bow having stuck fast remained

Strong's Greek 4408
2 Occurrences

πρῷρα — 1 Occ.
πρῴρης — 1 Occ.

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