2893. kouphizó
Strong's Concordance
kouphizó: to make light (in weight)
Original Word: κουφίζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kouphizó
Phonetic Spelling: (koo-fid'-zo)
Short Definition: I lighten
Definition: I lighten, make light.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2893: κουφίζω

κουφίζω: imperfect 3 person plural ἐκούφιζον; (κοῦφος light);

1. intransitive, to be light (Hesiod, Euripides, Dio C.).

2. from Hippocrates down, generally translated, to lighten: a ship, by throwing the cargo overboard, Acts 27:38. (the Sept. Jonah 1:5, and often in Polybius)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From kouphos (light in weight); to unload -- lighten.

Forms and Transliterations
εκουφιζον εκούφιζον ἐκούφιζον εκούφισας κούφη κούφης κουφίζεται κουφιούσιν κουφίση κουφισθήναι κούφισον κούφοι κούφοις κούφον κούφόν κούφος κουφότεροι κούφως ekouphizon ekoúphizon
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Strong's Greek 2893
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ἐκούφιζον — 1 Occ.

Acts 27:38 V-IIA-3P
GRK: δὲ τροφῆς ἐκούφιζον τὸ πλοῖον
NAS: When they had eaten enough, they [began] to lighten the ship
KJV: enough, they lightened the ship,
INT: moreover with food they lightened the ship

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