bolizó: to heave the leadOriginal Word: βολίζωPart of Speech:
I cast the line for sounding, I soundDefinition:
I cast the line (for sounding), I sound.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to heave the leadNASB Translation
took soundings (1), took...sounding (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 1001: βολίζωβολίζω
: 1 aorist ἐβολισα
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).)<1>
to take soundings
From bolis; to heave the lead -- sound.
see GREEK bolis