|The KJV Strong's Version|
| Book of Acts|
|Chapter 27 |
- Acts 27:21-44 [ Verse 29 in Original: Greek ]
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- 21 But after (5723) long abstinence * * Paul stood forth (5685) in the midst of them, and said (5627), Sirs *, ye should * (5713) have hearkened (5660) unto me, and not have loosed (5745) from Crete, and to have gained (5658) this harm and loss. 22 And now I exhort (5719) you to be of good cheer (5721): for there shall be (5704) no loss of any man's life among you, but of the ship. 23 For there stood by (5627) me this night the angel of God, whose I am (5748), and whom I serve (5719), 24 Saying (5723), Fear (5732) (5737) not, Paul; thou must (5748) be brought before (5629) Caesar: and, lo (5628), God hath given (5766) thee all them that sail (5723) with thee. 25 Wherefore, sirs, be of good cheer (5720): for I believe (5719) God, that it shall be (5704) even * * as it was told (5769) me. 26 Howbeit we must (5748) be cast (5629) upon a certain island. 27 But when the fourteenth night was come (5633), as we were driven up and down (5746) in Adria, about midnight the shipmen deemed (5707) that they drew near (5721) to some country; 28 And sounded (5660), and found (5627) it twenty fathoms: and when they had gone (5660) a little further, they sounded (5660) again, and found (5627) it fifteen fathoms. 29 Then fearing (5740) lest we should have fallen (5632) (5625) (5632) upon rocks *, they cast (5660) four anchors out of the stern, and wished * (5711) (5635) for the day. 30 And as the shipmen were about (5723) to flee (5629) out of the ship, when they had let down (5660) the boat into the sea, under colour as though they would (5723) have cast (5721) anchors out of the foreship, 31 Paul said (5627) to the centurion and to the soldiers, Except these abide (5661) in the ship, ye cannot * (5736) be saved (5683). 32 Then the soldiers cut off (5656) the ropes of the boat, and let (5656) her fall off (5629). 33 And while the day was coming (5738) on (5707), Paul besought (5707) them all to take (5629) meat, saying (5723), This day is the fourteenth day that ye have tarried (5723) and continued (5719) fasting, having taken (5642) nothing. 34 Wherefore I pray (5719) you to take (5629) some meat: for this is (5719) for your health: for there shall not an hair fall (5695) from the head of any of you. 35 And when he had thus spoken * (5631), he took (5631) bread, and gave thanks (5656) to God in presence of them all: and when he had broken (5660) it, he began (5662) to eat (5721). 36 Then were they * (5637) all of good cheer, and they also took (5639) some meat. 37 And we were (5713) in all in the ship two hundred threescore and sixteen souls. 38 And when they had eaten enough (5685), they lightened (5707) the ship, and cast out (5734) the wheat into the sea. 39 And when it was (5633) day, they knew (5707) not the land: but they discovered (5707) a certain creek with (5723) a shore, into the which they were minded (5662), if it were possible (5739), to thrust in (5658) the ship. 40 And when they had taken up (5631) the anchors, they committed (5707) themselves unto the sea, and loosed (5631) the rudder bands, and hoised up (5660) the mainsail to the wind (5723), and made (5707) toward shore. 41 And falling (5631) into a place where two seas met, they ran the ship aground (5656); and the forepart stuck fast (5660), and remained (5656) unmoveable, but the hinder part was broken (5712) with the violence of the waves. 42 And the soldiers' counsel was (5633) to kill (5725) the prisoners, lest any of them should swim out (5660), and escape (5630). 43 But the centurion, willing (5740) to save (5658) Paul, kept (5656) them from their purpose; and commanded (5656) that they which could (5740) swim (5721) should cast (5660) themselves first into the sea, and get (5750) to land: 44 And the rest, some * * on boards, and some on broken pieces of the ship *. And so it came to pass (5633), that they escaped all safe (5683) to land.
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