Acts 27:18
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English Standard Version
Since we were violently storm-tossed, they began the next day to jettison the cargo.

King James Bible
And we being exceedingly tossed with a tempest, the next day they lightened the ship;

American Standard Version
And as we labored exceedingly with the storm, the next day they began to throw the the freight overboard;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And we being mightily tossed with the tempest, the next day they lightened the ship.

English Revised Version
And as we laboured exceedingly with the storm, the next day they began to throw the freight overboard;

Webster's Bible Translation
And we being exceedingly tossed with a tempest, the next day they lightened the ship;

Weymouth New Testament
But, as the storm was still violent, the next day they began to lighten the ship;

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Vincent's Word Studies

Lightened (ἐκβολὴν ἐποιοῦντο)

Lit., made a casting out. Rev., began to throw the freight overboard. Note the imperfect, began to throw. The whole cargo was not cast overboard: the wheat was reserved to the last extremity (Acts 27:38).

Acts 27:18 Parallel Commentaries

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being.

Psalm 107:27 They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wit's end.

the next.

Acts 27:19,38 And the third day we cast out with our own hands the tackling of the ship...

Jonah 1:5 Then the mariners were afraid, and cried every man to his god, and cast forth the wares that were in the ship into the sea...

Matthew 16:26 For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

Luke 16:8 And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely...

Philippians 3:7,8 But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ...

Hebrews 12:1 Why seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight...

Cross References
Jonah 1:5
Then the mariners were afraid, and each cried out to his god. And they hurled the cargo that was in the ship into the sea to lighten it for them. But Jonah had gone down into the inner part of the ship and had lain down and was fast asleep.

Acts 27:19
And on the third day they threw the ship's tackle overboard with their own hands.

Acts 27:38
And when they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, throwing out the wheat into the sea.

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