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ὑποπλέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ὑποπλέω
Greek transliteration: 
hypopleō
Simplified transliteration: 
hypopleo
Principal Parts: 
-, ὑπέπλευσα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
5284
GK Number: 
5709
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1a(7)
Gloss: 
to sail to the lee of, to move to the side that offers protection or shelter
Definition: 
to sail under; to sail under, the lee, or, to the south of, an island, etc., Acts 27:4, 7*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 27:4 And putting out to sea from there, we sailed (hypepleusamen | ὑπεπλεύσαμεν | aor act ind 1 pl) under the lee of Cyprus, because the winds were against us.
Acts 27:7 We sailed slowly for a number of days and arrived with difficulty off Cnidus, and as the wind did not allow us to go farther, we sailed (hypepleusamen | ὑπεπλεύσαμεν | aor act ind 1 pl) under the lee of Crete off Salmone.