Word Summary
sagēnē: a dragnet
Original Word: σαγήνη
Transliteration: sagēnē
Phonetic Spelling: (sag-ay'-nay)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: a dragnet
Meaning: a dragnet
Strong's Concordance

From a derivative of satto (to equip) meaning furniture, especially a pack-saddle (which in the East is merely a bag of netted rope); a "seine" for fishing -- net.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4522: σαγήνη

σαγήνη, σαγηνης, (σάσσω to load, fill), a large fishing-net, a drag-net (Vulg.sagena (cf. English seine)), used in catching fish that swim in shoals (cf. B. D., under the word ; Trench, Synonyms, § lxiv.): Matthew 13:47. (The Sept.; Plutarch, solert. anim., p. 977 f.; Lucian, pisc. 51; Tim. 22; Artemidorus Daldianus, oneir. 2, 14; Aelian h. a. 11, 12; (βάλλειν σαγηνης Babrius fab. 4, 1; 9, 6).)