KJV form of tackle, that is, gear used to handle cargo and rigging to work a ship's sails (Isaiah 33:23;
Acts 27:19). See Ships, Sailors, and Navigation.
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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'TACKLING'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".