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Entry for Strong's #4358 - προσορμίζω

Word Origin
from (4314) and a derivative of the same as (3730) (meaning to tie [anchor] or lull)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to bring a ship to moorings
  2. to take one's station near the shore
  3. to moor, come to anchor
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


bring a ship to anchor at or near, Κνίδῳ προσορμίσαι (sc. τὴν ναῦν ) Luc. Am. 11, cf. PTeb. 802.11 (ii B.C.); π. τοῖς αἰγιαλοῖς Iamb. VP 3.14; πρὸς τὴν Σιφνίων χώραν IG 12(5).653.12 (Syros, perh. i B.C. ):

in early writers only Med., come to anchor near a place, ἔα τὰς νέας πρὸς τὴν Δῆλον προσορμίζεσθαι Hdt. 6.97; πρὸς τουτους (sc. λιμένας ) μὴ προσορμίζου D. 25.84; ποῖ οὖν προσορμιούμεθα; Id. 4.44; προσορμισάμενος τῇ Σαμοθρᾴκῃ Plu. Aem. 26: later in Pass., προσορμισθεὶς τῷ αἰγιαλῷ Arr. An. 6.20.4, cf. Plu. 2.601f; τῇ Νάξῳ προσωρμίσθη Ael. VH 8.5, cf. Mark 6:53 : metaph., π. τοῖς μύθοις Philostr. Her. 11; εὐγένειαι π. τοῖς φαυλοτάτοις Ph. 2.38 (nisi leg. προσοριζ- ).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

προσορμίζω: 1 aorist passive 3 person plural προσωρμίσθησαν; (ὅρμος a roadstead, anchorage); to bring a ship to moorings (Lucian, am. 11); especially so in the middle, properly, to take one's station near the shore; to moor, come to anchor (Herodotus, Demosthenes, Plutarch, others); the 1 aorist passive is used in the same sense (Arrian exp. Alex. 6, 4 and 20; Aelian v. h. 8, 5; Dio Cassius, 41, 48; 64, 1), Mark 6:53.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* προσ -ορμίζω

(< ὅρμος , an anchorage),

to bring a ship to anchor at; usually in mid., to come to anchor near, and so pass. in late writers (Ael., Dio Cass.): Mark 6:53.†

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

enclitic, ";in some way,"; ";in any way"; : P Oxy I. 95.35 (A.D. 129) ἄλλως πως, ";in any other way,"; ib. 939.15 (iv/A.D.) σπουδάζων ] εἴ πως ἐκ παντὸς τρόπου δυνηθείης [πρὸς ἡμᾶς ] ἀφικέσθαι, ";being anxious that you should come to us by every possible means in your power"; (Edd.), and Syll 510 (=.3 364).24 (after B.C. 297) ἂν δέ πως ἄλλως πρὸς αὑτοὺς ὁμολογήσωσιν. See also s.v. μήπως.


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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