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ἀμφίβληστρον

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀμφίβληστρον, ου, τό
Greek transliteration: 
amphiblēstron
Simplified transliteration: 
amphiblestron
Numbers
Strong's number: 
293
GK Number: 
312
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2c
Gloss: 
casting net, fishing net (not a dragnet)
Definition: 
pr. what is thrown around, e.g., a garment; a large kind of fishnet, Mt. 4:18*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 4:18 As he was walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon who was called Peter and Andrew his brother, casting a net (amphiblēstron | ἀμφίβληστρον | acc sg neut) into the sea, for they were fishermen.