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(ἔσυρον), -, ἔσυρα, -, -, -
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to drag, tow; to sweep
to draw, drag, Jn. 21:8; Rev. 12:4; to force away, hale before magistrates, etc., Acts 8:3; 14:19; 17:6*

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John 21:8 But the other disciples came with the boat, pulling (syrontes | σύροντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) the net full of fish, for they were not far from land, no more than a hundred yards.
Acts 8:3 But Saul was making havoc of the church; entering house after house, he dragged (syrōn | σύρων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) off both men and women and put them in prison.
Acts 14:19 But there came Jews from Antioch and Iconium, and having persuaded the crowd they (esyron | ἔσυρον | imperf act ind 3 pl) stoned Paul and dragged (esyron | ἔσυρον | imperf act ind 3 pl) him outside the city, thinking him to be dead.
Acts 17:6 But when they could not find them, they dragged (esyron | ἔσυρον | imperf act ind 3 pl) Jason and some fellow believers before the city authorities, shouting, “These men who have turned the world upside down have come here too,
Revelation 12:4 His tail swept away (syrei | σύρει | pres act ind 3 sg) a third of the stars of heaven and hurled them to the earth. And the dragon stood before the woman who was about to give birth, so that when she bore her child he might devour it.