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Fathom

Fathom [EBD]

(Old A.S. faethm, "bosom," or the outstretched arms), a span of six feet (Acts 27:28). Gr. orguia (from orego, "I stretch"), the distance between the extremities of both arms fully stretched out.

Fathom [NAVE]

FATHOM,
Acts 27:28.

FATHOM [SMITH]

[WEIGHTS AND MEASURES AND MEASURES]

FATHOM [ISBE]

FATHOM - fath'-um (~orguia): The literal meaning is the length of the outstretched arms, and it was regarded as equal to 4 cubits, or about 6 feet. (Acts 27:28).

See WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.


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