Matthew 14:24
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New International Version
and the boat was already a considerable distance from land, buffeted by the waves because the wind was against it.

New Living Translation
Meanwhile, the disciples were in trouble far away from land, for a strong wind had risen, and they were fighting heavy waves.

English Standard Version
but the boat by this time was a long way from the land, beaten by the waves, for the wind was against them.

Berean Study Bible
but the boat was already far from land, buffeted by the waves because the wind was against it.

Berean Literal Bible
and the boat being now many stadia from the land, tossed by the waves, for the wind was contrary.

New American Standard Bible
But the boat was already a long distance from the land, battered by the waves; for the wind was contrary.

King James Bible
But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the boat was already over a mile from land, battered by the waves, because the wind was against them.

International Standard Version
By this time the boat was in the middle of the sea and was being battered by the waves, because the wind was against them.

NET Bible
Meanwhile the boat, already far from land, was taking a beating from the waves because the wind was against it.

New Heart English Bible
But the boat was now many stadia from the land, distressed by the waves, for the wind was against it.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the ship was many furlongs distant from the land while it was tossed greatly by the waves, for the wind was against it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The boat, now hundreds of yards from shore, was being thrown around by the waves because it was going against the wind.

New American Standard 1977
But the boat was already many stadia away from the land, battered by the waves; for the wind was contrary.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves, for the wind was contrary.

King James 2000 Bible
But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary.

American King James Version
But the ship was now in the middle of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary.

American Standard Version
But the boat was now in the midst of the sea, distressed by the waves; for the wind was contrary.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But the boat in the midst of the sea was tossed with the waves: for the wind was contrary.

Darby Bible Translation
but the ship was already in the middle of the sea tossed by the waves, for the wind was contrary.

English Revised Version
But the boat was now in the midst of the sea, distressed by the waves; for the wind was contrary.

Webster's Bible Translation
But the boat was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary.

Weymouth New Testament
Meanwhile the boat was far out on the Lake, buffeted and tossed by the waves, the wind being adverse.

World English Bible
But the boat was now in the middle of the sea, distressed by the waves, for the wind was contrary.

Young's Literal Translation
and the boat was now in the midst of the sea, distressed by the waves, for the wind was contrary.
Study Bible
Jesus Walks on Water
23After He had sent them away, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray. When evening came, He was there alone, 24but the boat was already far from land, buffeted by the waves because the wind was against it. 25During the fourth watch of the night, Jesus went out to them, walking on the sea.…
Cross References
Acts 11:24
Barnabas was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and faith, and a great number of people were brought to the Lord.

Acts 27:4
After putting out from there, we sailed to the lee of Cyprus because the winds were against us.
Treasury of Scripture

But the ship was now in the middle of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary.

tossed.

Matthew 8:24 And, behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, so that the …

Isaiah 54:11 O you afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, …

Mark 6:48 And he saw them toiling in rowing; for the wind was contrary to them: …

John 6:18 And the sea arose by reason of a great wind that blew.

(24) Tossed with waves.--Literally, vexed, or tormented.

Verse 24. - But the ship; boat (Revised Version); ver. 22. Was now; rather, already, when the following incident happened. In the midst of the sea. So also the text of the Revised Version (with practically Mark 6:47), but its margin, "was many furlongs distant from the land." Westcott and Hort prefer the latter, with Codex B and the Old Syriac. It somewhat resembles John 6:19. Tossed; distressed (Revised Version). For βασανιζόμενον suggests not physical motion, but pain and anguish, the idea being transferred in figure to the boat. In Mark it is applied more strictly to the disciples. With waves; by the waves (Revised Version). The agents of the torture (ὑπὸ τῶν κυμάτων). For the wind was contrary. Yet he came not at once, for he would teach us to bear troubles bravely (cf. Chrysostom). But the ship was now in the midst of the sea,.... That is, the ship in which the disciples were put into, to go on the other side, had by this time got into the midst of the sea: the Syriac and Persic versions say, it was "many furlongs from land"; and the Arabic expressly says, "about twenty five furlongs": which account seems to be taken from John 6:19 but this was not all, it was not only at such a distance from land, but was

tossed with waves: up and down, and in danger of being overset, and the passengers lost:

for the wind was against them; which beat the waves with such violence against them, that they were in the utmost danger of their lives, and not able to get forward; and what was worst of all, and most discouraging to the disciples, Christ was not with them. The ship in which the disciples were, was an emblem of the church of Christ, and of its state and condition in this world: this world is like a sea, for its largeness, and the abundance of nations and people in it, compared to many waters, Revelation 17:15 and for the tumultuousness of its inhabitants; the wicked being like a troubled sea, which cannot rest, continually casting up the mire and dirt of sin, to the dishonour of God, and the grief of his people; and for its fickleness and inconstancy, changes and war being continually in it: now the church of Christ is like a ship in this troublesome sea; where the true disciples and followers of Christ are selected together; and are preserved from the pollutions of the world, and from the danger to which the men of it are exposed, being in their sins, and liable to the wrath and curse of God, and eternal damnation; which, they that are in Christ, and members of his body, are secure from; the port or haven to which they are bound, is heaven and eternal happiness; their's and Christ's Father's house, where are many mansions provided for them; and where they long to be, and hope, and believe, ere long they shall arrive unto; and hope is as an anchor of their soul, sure and steadfast: but in the mean while, whilst they are sailing through the sea of this world, they are often, as the church of old, tossed with tempests, and not comforted, Isaiah 55:11 with the tempests of Satan's temptations, the storms of the world's persecutions, and with the winds of error and false doctrine; and then is it most uncomfortable to them, when Christ is not with them, which was the case of the disciples here. 14:22-33 Those are not Christ's followers who cannot enjoy being alone with God and their own hearts. It is good, upon special occasions, and when we find our hearts enlarged, to continue long in secret prayer, and in pouring out our hearts before the Lord. It is no new thing for Christ's disciples to meet with storms in the way of duty, but he thereby shows himself with the more grace to them and for them. He can take what way he pleases to save his people. But even appearances of deliverance sometimes occasion trouble and perplexity to God's people, from mistakes about Christ. Nothing ought to affright those that have Christ near them, and know he is theirs; not death itself. Peter walked upon the water, not for diversion or to boast of it, but to go to Jesus; and in that he was thus wonderfully borne up. Special supports are promised, and are to be expected, but only in spiritual pursuits; nor can we ever come to Jesus, unless we are upheld by his power. Christ bade Peter come, not only that he might walk upon the water, and so know his Lord's power, but that he might know his own weakness. And the Lord often lets his servants have their choice, to humble and prove them, and to show the greatness of his power and grace. When we look off from Christ, and look at the greatness of opposing difficulties, we shall begin to fall; but when we call to him, he will stretch out his arm, and save us. Christ is the great Saviour; those who would be saved, must come to him, and cry to him, for salvation; we are never brought to this, till we find ourselves sinking: the sense of need drives us to him. He rebuked Peter. Could we but believe more, we should suffer less. The weakness of faith, and the prevailing of our doubts, displease our Lord Jesus, for there is no good reason why Christ's disciples should be of a doubtful mind. Even in a stormy day he is to them a very present help. None but the world's Creator could multiply the loaves, none but its Governor could tread upon the waters of the sea: the disciples yield to the evidence, and confess their faith. They were suitably affected, and worshipped Christ. He that comes to God, must believe; and he that believes in God, will come, Heb 11:6.
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