|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
(Exodus 15:4; Amos 8:8; Hebrews 11:29). Drowning was a mode of capital punishment in use among the Syrians, and was known to the Jews in the time of our Lord. To this he alludes in Matthew 18:6.
Noah Webster's Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To be suffocated in water or other fluid; to perish in water.
2. (v. t.) To overwhelm in water; to submerge; to inundate.
3. (v. t.) To deprive of life by immersion in water or other liquid.
4. (v. t.) To overpower; to overcome; to extinguish; -- said especially of sound.
Drown (5 Occurrences)
Matthew 8:25 So they came and woke Him, crying, "Master, save us, we are drowning!" (Root in WEY NIV)
Mark 4:38 But He Himself was in the stern asleep, with His head on the cushion: so they woke Him. "Rabbi," they cried, "is it nothing to you that we are drowning?" (Root in WEY NIV)
Luke 8:24 So they came and woke Him, crying, "Rabbi, Rabbi, we are drowning." Then He roused Himself and rebuked the wind and the surging of the water, and they ceased and there was a calm. (Root in WEY NIV)
1 Timothy 6:9 But those who are determined to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, such as drown men in ruin and destruction. (WEB KJV ASV WBS)
Song of Songs 8:7 Many waters can't quench love, neither can floods drown it. If a man would give all the wealth of his house for love, he would be utterly scorned. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)