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(ἐπλούν), -, ἔπλευσα, -, -, -
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to travel by ship, sail
to sail, Lk. 8:23; Acts 21:3; 27:2, 6, 24; Rev. 18:17*

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Luke 8:23 As they were sailing (pleontōn | πλεόντων | pres act ptcp gen pl masc) along, he fell asleep, and a windstorm swept down on the lake and they were being swamped and were in danger.
Acts 21:3 We came in sight of Cyprus, and leaving it behind on our port side, we sailed (epleomen | ἐπλέομεν | imperf act ind 1 pl) on to Syria and landed at Tyre, for there the ship was to unload its cargo.
Acts 27:2 And embarking on a ship from Adramyttium, which was about to sail (plein | πλεῖν | pres act inf ) to ports along the coast of Asia, we put to sea. Aristarchus, a Macedonian from Thessalonica was with us.
Acts 27:6 There the centurion found a ship from Alexandria sailing (pleon | πλέον | pres act ptcp acc sg neut) for Italy and put us on board it.
Acts 27:24 saying, ‘Do not be afraid, Paul; you must stand before Caesar; and behold, God has granted you as a gift all those who sail (pleontas | πλέοντας | pres act ptcp acc pl masc) with you.’
Revelation 18:17 For in a single hour such great wealth has been brought to ruin.” And every sea captain and everyone who travels (pleōn | πλέων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) by sea, sailors and those who make their living from the sea, stood at a distance