Acts 27:11
New International Version
But the centurion, instead of listening to what Paul said, followed the advice of the pilot and of the owner of the ship.

New Living Translation
But the officer in charge of the prisoners listened more to the ship's captain and the owner than to Paul.

English Standard Version
But the centurion paid more attention to the pilot and to the owner of the ship than to what Paul said.

Berean Study Bible
But contrary to Paul’s advice, the centurion was persuaded by the pilot and by the owner of the ship.

Berean Literal Bible
But the centurion was persuaded by the pilot and the ship owner, rather than by the things spoken by Paul.

New American Standard Bible
But the centurion was more persuaded by the pilot and the captain of the ship than by what was being said by Paul.

King James Bible
Nevertheless the centurion believed the master and the owner of the ship, more than those things which were spoken by Paul.

Christian Standard Bible
But the centurion paid attention to the captain and the owner of the ship rather than to what Paul said.

Contemporary English Version
But Julius listened to the captain of the ship and its owner, rather than to Paul.

Good News Translation
But the army officer was convinced by what the captain and the owner of the ship said, and not by what Paul said.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the centurion paid attention to the captain and the owner of the ship rather than to what Paul said.

International Standard Version
But the centurion was persuaded by the pilot and the owner of the ship and not by what Paul said.

NET Bible
But the centurion was more convinced by the captain and the ship's owner than by what Paul said.

New Heart English Bible
But the centurion gave more heed to the master and to the owner of the ship than to those things which were spoken by Paul.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But the Centurion was listening to the Helmsman and the Shipmaster rather than to the words of Paulus.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
However, the officer was persuaded by what the pilot and the owner of the ship said and not by what Paul said.

New American Standard 1977
But the centurion was more persuaded by the pilot and the captain of the ship, than by what was being said by Paul.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Nevertheless the centurion believed the master and the owner of the ship more than those things which were spoken by Paul.

King James 2000 Bible
Nevertheless the centurion believed the captain and the owner of the ship, more than those things which were spoken by Paul.

American King James Version
Nevertheless the centurion believed the master and the owner of the ship, more than those things which were spoken by Paul.

American Standard Version
But the centurion gave more heed to the master and to the owner of the ship, than to those things which were spoken by Paul.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But the centurion believed the pilot and the master of the ship, more than those things which were said by Paul.

Darby Bible Translation
But the centurion believed rather the helmsman and the shipowner than what was said by Paul.

English Revised Version
But the centurion gave more heed to the master and to the owner of the ship, than to those things which were spoken by Paul.

Webster's Bible Translation
Nevertheless, the centurion believed the master and the owner of the ship more than the things which were spoken by Paul.

Weymouth New Testament
But Julius let himself be persuaded by the pilot and by the owner rather than by Paul's arguments;

World English Bible
But the centurion gave more heed to the master and to the owner of the ship than to those things which were spoken by Paul.

Young's Literal Translation
but the centurion to the pilot and to the shipowner gave credence more than to the things spoken by Paul;
Study Bible
Paul Sails for Rome
10“Men, I can see that our voyage will be filled with disaster and great loss, not only to ship and cargo, but to our own lives as well.” 11But contrary to Paul’s advice, the centurion was persuaded by the pilot and the owner of the ship. 12Since the harbor was unsuitable to winter in, the majority decided to sail on, if somehow they could reach Phoenix to winter there. Phoenix was a harbor in Crete facing both southwest and northwest.…
Cross References
James 3:4
Consider ships as well. Although they are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are steered by a very small rudder wherever the pilot is inclined.

Revelation 18:17
For in a single hour such fabulous wealth has been destroyed!" Every shipmaster, passenger, and sailor, and all who make their living from the sea, will stand at a distance

Treasury of Scripture

Nevertheless the centurion believed the master and the owner of the ship, more than those things which were spoken by Paul.

believed.

Acts 27:21
But after long abstinence Paul stood forth in the midst of them, and said, Sirs, ye should have hearkened unto me, and not have loosed from Crete, and to have gained this harm and loss.

Exodus 9:20,21
He that feared the word of the LORD among the servants of Pharaoh made his servants and his cattle flee into the houses: …

2 Kings 6:10
And the king of Israel sent to the place which the man of God told him and warned him of, and saved himself there, not once nor twice.







Lexicon
But
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

contrary to
μᾶλλον (mallon)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3123: More, rather. Neuter of the comparative of the same as malista; more) or rather.

Paul’s
Παύλου (Paulou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3972: Paul, Paulus. Of Latin origin; Paulus, the name of a Roman and of an apostle.

advice,
λεγομένοις (legomenois)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Dative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.

the
(Ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

centurion
ἑκατοντάρχης (hekatontarchēs)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1543: A centurion of the Roman army. Or hekatontarchos hek-at-on'-tar-khos; from hekaton and archo; the captain of one hundred men.

was persuaded
ἐπείθετο (epeitheto)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3982: A primary verb; to convince; by analogy, to pacify or conciliate; reflexively or passively, to assent, to rely.

by the
τῷ (tō)
Article - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

pilot
κυβερνήτῃ (kybernētē)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2942: A steersman, pilot; met: a guide, governor. From the same as kubernesis; helmsman, i.e. captain.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

the
τῷ (tō)
Article - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

owner of the ship.
ναυκλήρῳ (nauklērō)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3490: A captain (master) of a ship, ship-owner. From naus and kleros; a captain.
(11) Nevertheless the centurion believed the master.--Better, the pilot. The word is the same as that translated "ship-master," in Revelation 18:17. The advice was, we may believe, determined by the fact that there was a better harbour but a few miles further on the coast. Could they not press on thither and be safe for the winter? It was natural that the centurion should trust to them as experts rather than to the enthusiastic Rabbi whom he had in charge as prisoner.

Verse 11. - But for nevertheless, A.V.; gave more heed to for believed, A.V.; to the owner for the owner, A.V.; than to for more than, A.V. The master (κυβερνήτης), in the sense of "a commander of a trading-ship" (Johnson's 'Dictionary'); i.e. the navigator and helmsman, in Latin magister naris. The owner (ναύκληρος). The owner, no doubt, of the cargo as well as of the ship itself: ὁ δεσπότης (Hesych.); οἱ ναῦς κεκτημένοι (Ammonius). The κυβερνήτης and the ναύκληρος are often mentioned together; e.g. in Plutarch, Artemidorus, quoted by Alford, Kuinoel, etc. 27:1-11 It was determined by the counsel of God, before it was determined by the counsel of Festus, that Paul should go to Rome; for God had work for him to do there. The course they steered, and the places they touched at, are here set down. And God here encourages those who suffer for him, to trust in him; for he can put it into the hearts of those to befriend them, from whom they least expect it. Sailors must make the best of the wind: and so must we all in our passage over the ocean of this world. When the winds are contrary, yet we must be getting forward as well as we can. Many who are not driven backward by cross providences, do not get forward by favourable providences. And many real Christians complain as to the concerns of their souls, that they have much ado to keep their ground. Every fair haven is not a safe haven. Many show respect to good ministers, who will not take their advice. But the event will convince sinners of the vanity of their hopes, and the folly of their conduct.
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