1001. bolizó
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bolizó: to heave the lead
Original Word: βολίζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: bolizó
Phonetic Spelling: (bol-id'-zo)
Short Definition: I cast the line for sounding, I sound
Definition: I cast the line (for sounding), I sound.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from bolis
to heave the lead
NASB Translation
took soundings (1), took...sounding (1).

STRONGS NT 1001: βολίζω

βολίζω: 1 aorist ἐβολισα; (βολίς a missile, dart; a line and plummet with which mariners sound the depth of the sea, a sounding-lead); to heave the lead, take soundings: Acts 27:28. (Besides only in Eustathius; (middle intransitive, to sink in water, Geoponica, 6, 17).)

to take soundings

From bolis; to heave the lead -- sound.

see GREEK bolis

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