Word Summary
amphiblēstron: to throw around
Original Word: ἀμφίβληστρον
Transliteration: amphiblēstron
Phonetic Spelling: (am-fib'-lace-tron)
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Short Definition: to throw around
Meaning: to throw around
Strong's Concordance

From a compound of the base of amphoteros and ballo; a (fishing) net (as thrown about the fish) -- net.

see GREEK amphoteros

see GREEK ballo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 293: ἀμφίβληστρον

ἀμφίβληστρον, , τό (ἀμφιβάλλω), in Greek writings anything thrown around one to impede his motion, as chains, a garment; specifically, a net for fishing (casting-net): Mark 1:16 R G L; Matthew 4:18. (the Sept.; Hesiod scut. 215; Herodotus 1, 141; Athen. 10, 72, p. 450.) (Synonym: see δίκτυον, and cf. Trench, § lxiv.; B. D. under the word .)