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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Shipwreck

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1: ναυαγέω
(Strong's #3489 — Verb — nauageo — now-ag-eh'-o )

signifies (a) literally, "to suffer shipwreck" (naus, "a ship," agnumi, "to break"), 2 Corinthians 11:25; (b) metaphorically, "to make shipwreck," 1 Timothy 1:19 , "concerning the faith," as the result of thrusting away a good conscience (both verbs in this ver. are in the aorist tense, signifying the definiteness of the acts).

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Shipwreck'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/s/shipwreck.html. 1940.

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