Word Summary
pleō: to sail
Original Word: πλέω
Transliteration: pleō
Phonetic Spelling: (pleh'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to sail
Meaning: to sail
Strong's Concordance

Another form for pleuo (plyoo'-o); which is used as an alternate in certain tenses; probably a form of pluno (through the idea of plunging through the water); to pass in a vessel -- sail. See also pletho.

see GREEK pluno

see GREEK pletho

Thayer's Greek Lexicon

ΠΛΑΩ, see πίμπλημι.

STRONGS NT 4126: πλέωπλέω; imperfect 1 person plural ἐπλέομεν; (allied with πλύνω, Latinpluo, fluo, our float, flow, etc.; Curtius, § 369); from Homer down; to sail, navigate, travel by ship: Luke 8:23; Acts 27:24; followed by εἰς with an accusative of place, Acts 21:3; Acts 27:6; ἐπί τόπον, Revelation 18:17 G L T Tr WH; by a use common only to the poets (cf. Matthiae, § 409, 4{a}; Kühner, ii. § 409, 6; (Jelf, § 559; Winer's Grammar, 224 (210))), with a simple accusative indicating the direction: Acts 27:2 (Euripides, Med. Acts 27:7), where L T Tr WH add εἰς (Compare: ἀποπλέω, διαπλέω, ἐκπλέω, καταπλέω, παραπλέω, ὑποπλέω.)