45. agkura
Strong's Concordance
agkura: an anchor
Original Word: ἄγκυρα, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: agkura
Phonetic Spelling: (ang'-koo-rah)
Definition: an anchor
Usage: an anchor.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as agkalé
an anchor
NASB Translation
anchor (1), anchors (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 45: ἄγκυρα

ἄγκυρα, (ας, (see ἀγκάλη), an anchor — (ancient anchors resembled modern in form: were of iron, provided with a stock, and with two teeth-like extremities often but by no means always without flukes; see Roschach in Daremberg and Saglio's Dict. des Antiq. (1873), p. 267; Guhl and Koner, p. 258): ῥίπτειν to cast (Latinjacere), Acts 27:29; ἐκτείνειν, Acts 27:30; περιαίρειν, Acts 27:40. Figuratively, any stay or safeguard: as hope, Hebrews 6:19; Euripides, Hec. 78 (80); Heliodorus vii., p. 352 (350).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From the same as agkale; an "anchor" (as crooked) -- anchor.

see GREEK agkale

Forms and Transliterations
αγκυραν άγκυραν ἄγκυραν αγκυρας αγκύρας ἀγκύρας αγκώνα αγκώνας αγκώνες αγκωνίσκοι αγκωνίσκους αγκώνος ankuran ankuras ankyran ánkyran ankyras ankýras
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 27:29 N-AFP
GRK: πρύμνης ῥίψαντες ἀγκύρας τέσσαρας ηὔχοντο
NAS: four anchors from the stern
KJV: four anchors out of
INT: stern having cast anchors four they prayed

Acts 27:30 N-AFP
GRK: ἐκ πρῴρης ἀγκύρας μελλόντων ἐκτείνειν
NAS: to lay out anchors from the bow,
KJV: have cast anchors out of
INT: from [the] bow anchors being about to cast out

Acts 27:40 N-AFP
GRK: καὶ τὰς ἀγκύρας περιελόντες εἴων
NAS: And casting off the anchors, they left
KJV: when they had taken up the anchors, they committed
INT: and the anchors having cut away they left

Hebrews 6:19 N-AFS
GRK: ἣν ὡς ἄγκυραν ἔχομεν τῆς
NAS: hope we have as an anchor of the soul,
KJV: as an anchor of the soul,
INT: which as an anchor we have of the

Strong's Greek 45
4 Occurrences

ἄγκυραν — 1 Occ.
ἀγκύρας — 3 Occ.

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