Acts 27:21
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English Standard Version
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.

King James Bible
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.

American Standard Version
And when they had been long without food, then Paul stood forth in the midst of them, and said, Sirs, ye should have hearkened unto me, and not have set sail from Crete, and have gotten this injury and loss.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And after they had fasted a long time, Paul standing forth in the midst of them, said: You should indeed, O ye men, have hearkened unto me, and not have loosed from Crete, and have gained this harm and loss.

English Revised Version
And when they had been long without food, then Paul stood forth in the midst of them, and said, Sirs, ye should have hearkened unto me, and not have set sail from Crete, and have gotten this injury and loss.

Webster's Bible Translation
But after long abstinence, Paul stood forth in the midst of them, and said, Sirs, ye should have hearkened to me, and not have loosed from Crete, and to have gained this harm and loss.

Weymouth New Testament
When for a long time they had taken but little food, Paul, standing up among them, said, "Sirs, you ought to have listened to me and not have sailed from Crete. You would then have escaped this suffering and loss.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Hearkened (πειθαρχήσαντας)

See on obey, Acts 5:29.

Loosed (ἀνάγεσθαι)

Rev., set sail. See on Luke 8:22.

Harm (ὕβριν)

See on Acts 27:10.

Acts 27:21 Parallel Commentaries

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after.

Acts 27:33-35 And while the day was coming on, Paul sought them all to take meat, saying...

Psalm 107:5,6 Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them...

ye should.

Acts 27:9,10 Now when much time was spent, and when sailing was now dangerous, because the fast was now already past, Paul admonished them...

Genesis 42:22 And Reuben answered them, saying, Spoke I not to you, saying, Do not sin against the child; and you would not hear? therefore...

not.

Acts 27:13 And when the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, loosing there, they sailed close by Crete.

Cross References
Acts 27:7
We sailed slowly for a number of days and arrived with difficulty off Cnidus, and as the wind did not allow us to go farther, we sailed under the lee of Crete off Salmone.

Acts 27:10
saying, "Sirs, I perceive that the voyage will be with injury and much loss, not only of the cargo and the ship, but also of our lives."

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 27:13
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.

Acts 27:20
When neither sun nor stars appeared for many days, and no small tempest lay on us, all hope of our being saved was at last abandoned.

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