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ἀρτέμων

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀρτέμων, ῶνος, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
artemōn
Simplified transliteration: 
artemon
Numbers
Strong's number: 
736
GK Number: 
784
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3f(1a)
Gloss: 
foresail, sail
Definition: 
a topsail, foresail;, or, according to others, the dolon of Pliny and Pollux, a small sail near the bow of the ship, which was hoisted when the wind was too strong to use the larger sails, Acts 27:40*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 27:40 So they cut loose the anchors, left them in the sea, and at the same time untied the ropes that held the rudders. Then hoisting the foresail (artemōna | ἀρτέμωνα | acc sg masc) to the wind, they made for the beach.