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 Acts 27:8 - 20
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   Book of Acts
   Chapter 27  - Click for Chapter Audio
27:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
and with difficulty sailing R1593 past it we came to a place called Fair Havens, near which was the city of Lasea.
 
27:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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When considerable time had passed and the voyage was now dangerous, since even the R1594 fast F602 was already over, Paul began to admonish them,
 
27:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and said to them, "Men, I perceive that the voyage will certainly be with damage R1595 and great loss, not only of the cargo and the ship, but also of our lives."
 
27:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But the centurion was more persuaded by the pilot R1596 and the captain F603 of the ship than by what was being said by Paul.
 
27:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Because the harbor was not suitable for wintering, the majority reached a decision to put out to sea from there, if somehow they could reach Phoenix, a harbor of Crete, R1597 facing southwest and northwest, and spend the winter there.
 
27:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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When F604 a moderate south wind came up, supposing that they had attained their purpose, they weighed anchor and began sailing R1598 along Crete, R1599 close inshore.
 
27:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But before very long there rushed R1600 down from the F605 land a violent wind, called Euraquilo; F606
 
27:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and when the ship was caught in it and could not face the wind, we gave way to it and let ourselves be driven along.
 
27:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Running under the shelter of a small island called Clauda, we were scarcely able to get the ship's boat F607 under control.
 
27:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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After they had hoisted it up, they used supporting F608 cables in undergirding the ship; and fearing that they might run R1601 aground on the shallows of Syrtis, they let down the sea F609 anchor and in this way let themselves be driven along.
 
27:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The next day as we were being violently storm-tossed, they F610 began to jettison R1602 the cargo;
 
27:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and on the third day they threw the ship's tackle overboard with their own hands.
 
27:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Since neither sun nor stars appeared for many days, and no small storm was assailing us, from then on all hope of our being saved was gradually abandoned.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F602 I.e. Day of Atonement in September or October, which was a dangerous time of year for navigation
F603 Or owner
F604 Lit a south wind having gently blown
F605 Lit it
F606 I.e. a northeaster
F607 Or skiff: a small boat in tow or carried on board for emergency use, transportation to and from shore, etc
F608 Lit helps
F609 Or gear
F610 Lit they were doing a throwing out

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R1593 Acts 27:13
R1594 Leviticus 16:29-31; 23:27-29; Numbers 29:7
R1595 Acts 27:21
R1596 Revelation 18:17
R1597 Acts 2:11; 27:13,21; Titus 1:5,12
R1598 Acts 27:8
R1599 Acts 2:11; 27:12f,21; Titus 1:5,12
R1600 Mark 4:37
R1601 Acts 27:26,29
R1602 Jonah 1:5; Acts 27:38

 
 

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