πηδάλιον

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
πηδάλιον, ου, τό
Greek transliteration: 
pēdalion
Simplified transliteration: 
pedalion
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4079
GK Number: 
4382
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2c
Gloss: 
rudder, steering paddle
Definition: 
a rudder, Acts 27:40; Jas. 3:4*

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 (pēdaliōn | πηδαλίων | gen pl neut). Then hoisting the foresail to the wind, they made for the beach.
James 3:4 Or consider ships: though they are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are steered by a very small rudder (pēdaliou | πηδαλίου | gen sg neut), wherever the impulse of the pilot directs.