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Strong's #45 - ἄγκυρα

Transliteration
ánkyra
Phonetics
ang'-koo-rah
Origin
from the same as (G43)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. an anchor
  2. metaph. any stay or safeguard
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (4)
Acts
3
Hebrews
1
NAS (4)
Acts
3
Hebrews
1
HCS (4)
Acts
3
Hebrews
1
BSB (4)
Acts
3
Hebrews
1
ESV (4)
Acts
3
Hebrews
1
WEB (4)
Acts
3
Hebrews
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἄγκῡρα, ἡ,

I anchor, Alc. 18.9 (v. ἄγκοινα), Thgn. 459; ἄ. βάλλεσθαι, καθιέναι, μεθιέναι, ἀΦιέναι to cast anchor, Pi. I. 6(5).13, Hdt. 7.36, A. Ch. 662, X. An. 3.5.10; ἄ. αἴρειν, αἴρεσθαι to weigh anchor, Plu. Pomp. 50, 80; ἀνέλοιο Revelation 10:1 (Leon.); τὰς νέας ἔχειν ἐπ' ἀγκυρέων Hdt. 6.12; ὁρμίζειν Th. 7.59; ἐπ' ἀγκυρέων ὁρμεῖν ride at anchor, Hdt. 7.188; νηῦς μιῆς ἐπ ἀγκύρης [ονκ ἀςΦ]αλὴς ὁρμεῦσα Herod. 1.41; ἐπ ἀγκύρας ἀποσαλεύειν D. 50.22, cf. E. Hel. 1071; prov, ἀγαθαὶ πέλοντ'.. δύ' ἄγκυραι 'tis good to have 'two strings to your bow', Pi. O. 6.101; ἐπὶ δυοῖν ἀγκύραιν ὁρμεῖν αὐτοὺς ἐᾶτε D. 56.44, cf. Plu. Sol. 19; ἄ. δ' ἥ μου τὰς τύχας ὤχει μόνη E. Hel. 277; ἐπὶ τῆς αὐτῆς (sc. ἀγκύρας) ὁρμεῖν τοῖς πολλοῖς, i.e. 'to be in the same boat' with the many, D. 18.281; εἰσζ μητρζ παῖδες ἄγκυραι βίου S. Fr. 685; οἴκων ἄ., of a son, E. Hec. 80; ἱερὰ ἄ., last hope, Luc. JTr. 51.

II pruning-hook, Thphr. CP 3.2.2.

III = αἰδοῖον, Epich. 191.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** ἄγκυρα , -ας ,

(<ἄγκος , a bend),

[in Sm.: Jeremiah 52:18*;]

an anchor: Acts 27:29-30; Acts 27:40; fig. (MM, VGT, s.v.), Hebrews 6:19.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Lond 1164 (h).9 (A.D. 212) ( = III. p. 164) ἀνκύραις σιδηραῖς δυσὶ σὺν σπάθαις σιδηραῖς (the two teeth of the anchor), Syll 588.168, .171 (ii/B.C.) ἄγκυρα σιδηρᾶ. For the figurative sense, as Hebrews 6:19, cf. . γήρως, IG XII. vii. 123 b.3.

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
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List of Word Forms
αγκυραν άγκυραν ἄγκυραν αγκυρας αγκύρας ἀγκύρας αγκώνα αγκώνας αγκώνες αγκωνίσκοι αγκωνίσκους αγκώνος ankuran ankuras ankyran ánkyran ankyras ankýras
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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