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Foreship
Forepart • Prow
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The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Foreship
FORESHIPThe front part of a ship, the bow or prow. The KJV renders Acts 27:30) “as though they would have cast anchors out of the foreship,” but in v. 41 the same Gr. word is translated “and the forepart stuck fast” (ASV, “foreship”). The RSV uses “bow” in both instances.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Foreship
FORESHIP. A KJV term appearing in Acts 27:30, 41. It refers to the bow of a ship (so NASB and NIV).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Prow
PROW — the front section of a ship or boat (Acts 27:30, 41; bow, NRSV, NIV, REB).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
FOREPART
FOREPART<for’-part>: The translation of [פָּנִים‎, panim], “face” (Ex 28:27; 39:20; 1 Ki 6:20, the Revised Version (British and American) “within”; Ezek 42:7, the Revised Version (British and American) “before”), and of [πρώρα, prora], the forward part of a ship, the prow (Acts 27:41,
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Foreship
foreship. The KJV rendering of Greek prōra G4749, which refers to the front section of a ship (Acts 27:30; NIV, “bow”).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Forepart
FOREPART, fōrʹpärt: The tr of פָּנִים‎, pānīm, “face” (Ex 28:27; 39:20; 1 K 6:20, RV “within”; Ezk 42:7, RV “before”), and of πρώρα, prōra, the forward part of a ship, the prow (Acts 27:41, “the forepart stuek fast,” RV “the foreship struck”).ARV has “its forepart into” for “with his face towards” (Joel
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