Acts 27:16
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English Standard Version
Running under the lee of a small island called Cauda, we managed with difficulty to secure the ship’s boat.

King James Bible
And running under a certain island which is called Clauda, we had much work to come by the boat:

American Standard Version
And running under the lee of a small island called Cauda, we were able, with difficulty, to secure the boat:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And running under a certain island, that is called Cauda, we had much work to come by the boat.

English Revised Version
And running under the lee of a small island called Cauda, we were able, with difficulty, to secure the boat:

Webster's Bible Translation
And running under a certain isle which is called Clauda, we had much work to come by the boat:

Weymouth New Testament
Then we ran under the lee of a little island called Cauda, where we managed with great difficulty to secure the boat;

Acts 27:16 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

We had much work to come by the boat (μόλις ἰσχύσαμεν περικρατεῖς γενέσθαι τῆς σκάφης)

Lit., we were with difficulty able to become masters of the boat: i.e., to secure on deck the small boat which, in calm weather, was attached by a rope to the vessel's stern. Rev., we were able with difficulty to secure the boat. On with difficulty, see note on scarce, Acts 27:7.

Acts 27:16 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Clauda. Clauda, called Cauda and Gaudos by Mela and Pliny, and Claudos by Ptolemy, and now Gozo, according to Dr. Shaw, is a small island, situated at the south-western extremity of the island of Crete.

Cross References
Acts 16:10
And when Paul had seen the vision, immediately we sought to go on into Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to preach the gospel to them.

Acts 27:15
And when the ship was caught and could not face the wind, we gave way to it and were driven along.

Acts 27:17
After hoisting it up, they used supports to undergird the ship. Then, fearing that they would run aground on the Syrtis, they lowered the gear, and thus they were driven along.

Acts 27:30
And as the sailors were seeking to escape from the ship, and had lowered the ship's boat into the sea under pretense of laying out anchors from the bow,

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