Acts 27:13
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English Standard Version
Now when the south wind blew gently, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, they weighed anchor and sailed along Crete, close to the shore.

King James Bible
And when the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, loosing thence, they sailed close by Crete.

American Standard Version
And when the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, they weighed anchor and sailed along Crete, close in shore.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the south wind gently blowing, thinking that they had obtained their purpose, when they had loosed from Asson, they sailed close by Crete.

English Revised Version
And when the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, they weighed anchor and sailed along Crete, close in shore.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, loosing thence, they sailed close by Crete.

Weymouth New Testament
And a light breeze from the south sprang up, so that they supposed they were now sure of their purpose. So weighing anchor they ran along the coast of Crete, hugging the shore.

Acts 27:13 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Loosing thence (ἄραντες)

Lit., having taken up. It is the nautical phrase for weighing anchor. So Rev.

Acts 27:13 Parallel Commentaries

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the south.

Job 37:17 How your garments are warm, when he quiets the earth by the south wind?

Psalm 78:26 He caused an east wind to blow in the heaven: and by his power he brought in the south wind.

Songs 4:16 Awake, O north wind; and come, you south; blow on my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out. Let my beloved come into his garden...

Luke 12:55 And when you see the south wind blow, you say, There will be heat; and it comes to pass.

loosing.

Acts 27:21 But after long abstinence Paul stood forth in the middle of them, and said, Sirs, you should have listened to me...

Cross References
Acts 2:11
both Jews and proselytes, Cretans and Arabians--we hear them telling in our own tongues the mighty works of God."

Acts 27:8
Coasting along it with difficulty, we came to a place called Fair Havens, near which was the city of Lasea.

Acts 27:12
And because the harbor was not suitable to spend the winter in, the majority decided to put out to sea from there, on the chance that somehow they could reach Phoenix, a harbor of Crete, facing both southwest and northwest, and spend the winter there.

Acts 27:21
Since they had been without food for a long time, Paul stood up among them and said, "Men, you should have listened to me and not have set sail from Crete and incurred this injury and loss.

Titus 1:5
This is why I left you in Crete, so that you might put what remained into order, and appoint elders in every town as I directed you--

Titus 1:12
One of the Cretans, a prophet of their own, said, "Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons."

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