(Old A.S. faethm, "bosom," or the outstretched arms), a span of
six feet (Acts 27:28). Gr. orguia (from orego, "I stretch"), the
distance between the extremities of both arms fully stretched
Bibliography Information Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'fathom' Eastons Bible Dictionary". bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.