Aground
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(adv. & a.) On the ground; stranded; -- a nautical term applied to a ship when its bottom lodges on the ground.
Greek
2027. epokello -- run aground.
... 2026, 2027. epokello. 2028 . run aground. Part of Speech ... a ship) aground.
Word Origin variant reading for epikello, qv. run aground. ...
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1946a. epikello -- to run ashore
... to run ashore. Transliteration: epikello Short Definition: aground. ... verb kello (to
drive a ship on) Definition to run ashore NASB Word Usage ran...aground (1). ...
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1601b. ekpipto -- to drop away, fig. to lose, become inefficient
... to drop away, fig. to lose, become inefficient. Transliteration: ekpipto Short
Definition: aground. Word Origin from ek and pipto Definition to drop away, fig. ...
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Library

A Total Wreck, all Hands Saved
... And falling into a place where two seas met, they ran the ship aground: and the
fore part stuck fast, and remained unmoveable, but the hinder part was broken ...
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General Conclusion.
... But to such as are washed overboard is a deep whence is no out-swimming; to such
as are run aground is inextricable shipwreck; to such as are engulphed is a ...
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The Promise.
... The ark first came aground on the mountain of Ararat, in Armenia, a sacred spot
to this day; and here God made His covenant with Noah, renewing His first ...
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Lines on "Kallihirua in the Ship"
... lee. Our ship half bound, as if aground, Was scarcely seen to go. All hands
on deck were gather'd round The little ESKIMAUX. For ...
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"When Solomon was Old. "
... The more deeply a ship is laden, if she gets aground, the more likely she is to
become a wreck. It takes the wisest of men to make the fool Solomon became. ...
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The Alarum
... If in these pushing times any man goes about his business in a sleepy, listless
fashion, he very soon finds himself on an ebb-tide, and all his affairs aground ...
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The Sixty Queens: Why Sixty, and Why Queens; the Excellence of the ...
... the creation, and those things which were made in paradise; and how man, receiving
a command not to touch [2694] the tree of knowledge, ran aground, the author ...
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Letter i. To Innocent.
... But, if through my unpolished diction we run aground amid the rough cross-currents
of language, you may blame my lack of power, but you will at least recognize ...
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The Drunkard's Magnificat
... We came thither about noon, where a good woman informed us the boat was aground
and would not pass till the evening; so we judged it best to go by Carmarthen ...
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Paul's Shipwreck
... ropes which tied the rudders and hoisting the foresail to the wind, they made for
the beach; but coming to a place where two seas met they ran the ship aground ...
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Thesaurus
Aground (5 Occurrences)
...Aground (5 Occurrences). ... Fearing that they would run aground on the Syrtis sand bars,
they lowered the sea anchor, and so were driven along. (WEB DBY NAS NIV). ...
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Run (147 Occurrences)
... Fearing that they would run aground on the Syrtis sand bars, they lowered the
sea anchor, and so were driven along. (WEB BBE DBY NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Fearing (107 Occurrences)
... Fearing that they would run aground on the Syrtis sand bars, they lowered the sea
anchor, and so were driven along. (WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Daylight (24 Occurrences)
... (WEY). Acts 27:29 Fearing that we would run aground on rocky ground, they let go
four anchors from the stern, and wished for daylight. (WEB WEY NIV). ...
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Sand (40 Occurrences)
... Fearing that they would run aground on the Syrtis sand bars, they lowered the
sea anchor, and so were driven along. (WEB KJV WEY WBS YLT NIV). ...
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Stern (8 Occurrences)
... Acts 27:29 Fearing that we would run aground on rocky ground, they let
go four anchors from the stern, and wished for daylight. ...
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Strand (3 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To drive on a strand; hence, to run aground; as, to strand a ship.
5. (vi) To drift, or be driven, on shore to run aground...
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Itself (203 Occurrences)
... ship. Fearing that they would run aground on the Syrtis sand bars, they lowered
the sea anchor, and so were driven along. (See NIV). ...
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Agrippa (12 Occurrences)

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Ague (1 Occurrence)

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Concordance
Aground (5 Occurrences)

Acts 27:17
After they had hoisted it up, they used cables to help reinforce the ship. Fearing that they would run aground on the Syrtis sand bars, they lowered the sea anchor, and so were driven along.
(WEB DBY NAS NIV)

Acts 27:26
But we must run aground on a certain island."
(WEB NAS NIV)

Acts 27:29
Fearing that we would run aground on rocky ground, they let go four anchors from the stern, and wished for daylight.
(WEB NAS)

Acts 27:39
When daylight came, they tried in vain to recognise the coast. But an inlet with a sandy beach attracted their attention, and now their object was, if possible, to run the ship aground in this inlet.
(WEY NIV)

Acts 27:41
But coming to a place where two seas met, they ran the vessel aground. The bow struck and remained immovable, but the stern began to break up by the violence of the waves.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

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Aground

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