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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Wave

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1: κῦμα

(Strong's #2949 — Noun Neuter — kuma — koo'-mah )

from kuo, "to be pregnant, to swell," is used (a) literally in the plural, Matthew 8:24; 14:24; Mark 4:37 ( Acts 27:41 , in some mss.); (b) figuratively, Jude 1:13 .

2: σάλος

(Strong's #4535 — Noun Masculine — salos — sal'-os )

denotes "a tossing," especially the rolling swell of the sea, Luke 21:25 , AV, "waves" (RV, "billows").

3: κλύδων

(Strong's #2830 — Noun Masculine — kludon — kloo'-dohn )

"a billow," is translated "wave" in James 1:6 , AV (RV, "surge"); in Luke 8:24 it is translated "raging (of the water)." See RAGE , B.

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

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