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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2148 - Εὐροκλύδων
Euroclydon = "a violent agitation"
- south east wind raising mighty waves
- a wind causing broad waves
From Εὖρος Euros (the east wind) and G2830
Εὖρος, ὁ, the East wind (later, as dist. fr. ἀπηλιώτης, ESE.), Il. 2.145, Arist. Mete. 363b21, Mu. 394b20, IG 14.1308, etc. (Connected with ἠώς by Gell. 2.22.7, with αὔρα by Vitr. 1.6.11. Possibly from εὕω, because parching.)
† Εὐρ -ακύλων
(Rec. εὐροκλύδων , q.v.), -ωνος
(< Εὖρος , the East wind, and Lat. Aquilo; Vg., Euroaquilo),
the Euraquilo, a N.E. wind (i.e. between Eurus and Aquilo): Acts 27:14.†
† εὐρο -κλύδων
(G, εὐροκλ -), -ωνος , ὁ
(< Εὖρος (v.l. < εὐρύς , broad), κλύδων ),
Euroclydon (prob. a sailor's corruption of Εὐρακύλων , q.v.): Acts 17:14, Rec,†
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
For the formation of this word, which is not found except in Acts 27:14, the lexicographers compare Εὐρόνοτος. According to Blass (ad l.), it is a ";vox hybrida"; made up of εὖρος and aquilo (qui Lat. = κυ ̆ as in Ἀκύλας 18.2) : cf. Goodspeed Exp VI. viii. p. 140, ";the Greek east wind combined with the Latin north-east (more exactly east-north-east) wind.";
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