Acts 27:31
New International Version
Then Paul said to the centurion and the soldiers, "Unless these men stay with the ship, you cannot be saved."

New Living Translation
But Paul said to the commanding officer and the soldiers, "You will all die unless the sailors stay aboard."

English Standard Version
Paul said to the centurion and the soldiers, “Unless these men stay in the ship, you cannot be saved.”

Berean Study Bible
But Paul said to the centurion and the soldiers, “Unless these men remain with the ship, you cannot be saved.”

Berean Literal Bible
Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, "Unless these remain in the ship, you are not able to be saved."

New American Standard Bible
Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, "Unless these men remain in the ship, you yourselves cannot be saved."

King James Bible
Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, Except these abide in the ship, ye cannot be saved.

Christian Standard Bible
Paul said to the centurion and the soldiers, "Unless these men stay in the ship, you cannot be saved."

Contemporary English Version
But Paul said to Captain Julius and the soldiers, "If the sailors don't stay on the ship, you won't have any chance to save your lives."

Good News Translation
But Paul said to the army officer and soldiers, "If the sailors don't stay on board, you have no hope of being saved."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Paul said to the centurion and the soldiers, "Unless these men stay in the ship, you cannot be saved."

International Standard Version
Paul told the centurion and the soldiers, "Unless these men remain onboard, you cannot be saved."

NET Bible
Paul said to the centurion and the soldiers, "Unless these men stay with the ship, you cannot be saved."

New Heart English Bible
Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, "Unless these stay in the ship, you cannot be saved."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when Paul saw it, he told the Centurion and the Soldiers: “If these do not stay in the ship, you cannot survive.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Paul told the officer and the soldiers, "If these sailors don't stay on the ship, you have no hope of staying alive."

New American Standard 1977
Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, “Unless these men remain in the ship, you yourselves cannot be saved.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, Except these abide in the ship, ye cannot be saved.

King James 2000 Bible
Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, Except these abide in the ship, you cannot be saved.

American King James Version
Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, Except these abide in the ship, you cannot be saved.

American Standard Version
Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, Except these abide in the ship, ye cannot be saved.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Paul said to the centurion, and to the soldiers: Except these stay in the ship, you cannot be saved.

Darby Bible Translation
Paul said to the centurion and the soldiers, Unless these abide in the ship ye cannot be saved.

English Revised Version
Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, Except these abide in the ship, ye cannot be saved.

Webster's Bible Translation
Paul said to the centurion, and to the soldiers, Except these abide in the ship, ye cannot be saved.

Weymouth New Testament
But Paul, addressing Julius and the soldiers, said, "Your lives will be sacrificed, unless these men remain on board."

World English Bible
Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, "Unless these stay in the ship, you can't be saved."

Young's Literal Translation
Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, 'If these do not remain in the ship -- ye are not able to be saved;'
Study Bible
The Shipwreck
30Meanwhile, the sailors attempted to escape from the ship. Pretending to lower anchors from the bow, they let the lifeboat down into the sea. 31But Paul said to the centurion and the soldiers, “Unless these men remain with the ship, you cannot be saved.” 32So the soldiers cut the ropes to the lifeboat and set it adrift.…
Cross References
Acts 27:24
and said, 'Do not be afraid, Paul; you must stand before Caesar. And look, God has granted you the lives of all who sail with you.'

Acts 27:30
Meanwhile, the sailors attempted to escape from the ship. Pretending to lower anchors from the bow, they let the lifeboat down into the sea.

Acts 27:32
So the soldiers cut the ropes to the lifeboat and set it adrift.

Acts 27:44
The rest were to follow on planks and various parts of the ship. In this way everyone was brought safely to land.

Treasury of Scripture

Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, Except these abide in the ship, you cannot be saved.

said.

Acts 27:11,21,42,43
Nevertheless the centurion believed the master and the owner of the ship, more than those things which were spoken by Paul…

Except.

Acts 27:22-24
And now I exhort you to be of good cheer: for there shall be no loss of any man's life among you, but of the ship…

Psalm 91:11,12
For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways…

Jeremiah 29:11-13
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end…







Lexicon
[But] Paul
Παῦλος (Paulos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3972: Paul, Paulus. Of Latin origin; Paulus, the name of a Roman and of an apostle.

said
εἶπεν (eipen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

to 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.

centurion
ἑκατοντάρχῃ (hekatontarchē)
Noun - Dative 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.

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

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

soldiers,
στρατιώταις (stratiōtais)
Noun - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 4757: A soldier. From a presumed derivative of the same as stratia; a camper-out, i.e. A warrior.

“Unless
Ἐὰν (Ean)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1437: If. From ei and an; a conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.

these [men]
οὗτοι (houtoi)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

remain
μείνωσιν (meinōsin)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 3306: To remain, abide, stay, wait; with acc: I wait for, await. A primary verb; to stay.

with
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

the
τῷ (tō)
Article - Dative Neuter 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.

ship,
πλοίῳ (ploiō)
Noun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4143: A ship, vessel, boat. From pleo; a sailer, i.e. Vessel.

you
ὑμεῖς (hymeis)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

cannot
δύνασθε (dynasthe)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1410: (a) I am powerful, have (the) power, (b) I am able, I can. Of uncertain affinity; to be able or possible.

be saved.”
σωθῆναι (sōthēnai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Passive
Strong's Greek 4982: To save, heal, preserve, rescue. From a primary sos; to save, i.e. Deliver or protect.
(31) Except these abide in the ship . . .--We need hardly embarrass ourselves with the question how far the divine promise was dependent on the contingency thus specified. Prompt vigour, and clear discernment of what was needed on the instant, spoke out in the Apostle's words. The assurance that had been graciously given was to be realised, not by the apathy of a blind fatalism, but by man's co-operation. It was obvious that landsmen like the soldiers and the prisoners would be quite unequal to the task of handling a large ship under such critical conditions, and the presence of the sailors was therefore, from a human point of view, essential to the safety of the others. The thoughtful vigilance of St. Paul, even in those hours of darkness, was eminently characteristic.

Verse 31. - Paul said. It is remarkable what ascendency Paul had gained during this terrible fortnight. He now penetrated in a moment the design of the selfish sailors, and, with his wonted decision, told the centurion, who was in command of the whole party (ver. 11), and who, it is likely, had iris soldiers on deck to preserve order and discipline. Except these abide in the ship, ye cannot be saved. The ὑμεῖς is emphatic, you yourselves. 27:30-38 God, who appointed the end, that they should be saved, appointed the means, that they should be saved by the help of these shipmen. Duty is ours, events are God's; we do not trust God, but tempt him, when we say we put ourselves under his protection, if we do not use proper means, such as are within our power, for our safety. But how selfish are men in general, often even ready to seek their own safety by the destruction of others! Happy those who have such a one as Paul in their company, who not only had intercourse with Heaven, but was of an enlivening spirit to those about him. The sorrow of the world works death, while joy in God is life and peace in the greatest distresses and dangers. The comfort of God's promises can only be ours by believing dependence on him, to fulfil his word to us; and the salvation he reveals must be waited for in use of the means he appoints. If God has chosen us to salvation, he has also appointed that we shall obtain it by repentance, faith, prayer, and persevering obedience; it is fatal presumption to expect it in any other way. It is an encouragement to people to commit themselves to Christ as their Saviour, when those who invite them, clearly show that they do so themselves.
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