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fathom in Easton's Bible Dictionary

(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 out.

fathom in Smith's Bible Dictionary


fathom in Schaff's Bible Dictionary

FATH'OM . See Measures.