elaunó: to drive or push (as wind, oars, or demoniacal power)Original Word: ἐλαύνωPart of Speech:
I drive on, propel, rowDefinition:
(a) trans: I drive (on), propel, (b) intrans: I row.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. verbDefinition
to drive or push (as wind, oars, or demoniacal power)NASB Translation
driven (3), oars (1), rowed (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 1643: ἐλαύνωἐλαύνω
; perfect participle ἐληλακως
; passive (present ἐλαύνομαι
); imperfect ἠλαυνομην
; to drive
: of the wind driving ships or clouds, James 3:4
; 2 Peter 2:17
; of sailors propelling a vessel by oars, to row, Mark 6:48
; to be carried in a ship, to sail, John 6:19
(often so in Greek writings from Homer
down; often also with νῆα
added); of demons driving to some place the men whom they possess, Luke 8:29
. (Compare: ἀπελαύνω
STRONGS NT 1643: ἐλάωἐλάω, see ἐλαύνω. 1>
carry, drive, row.
A prolonged form of a primary verb (obsolete except in certain tenses as an alternative of this) of uncertain affinity; to push (as wind, oars or d?Monical power) -- carry, drive, row.