King James Version
Nevertheless the men rowed hard to bring it to the land; but they could not: for the sea wrought, and was tempestuous against them.
Darby Bible Translation
But the men rowed hard to regain the land; but they could not; for the sea grew more and more tempestuous against them.
World English Bible
Nevertheless the men rowed hard to get them back to the land; but they could not, for the sea grew more and more stormy against them.
Young's Literal Translation
And the men row to turn back unto the dry land, and are not able, for the sea is more and more tempestuous against them.
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CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
rowed: Heb. digged
wrought...: or, grew more and more tempestuous: Heb. went
Nevertheless the men rowed hard to bring it to the land; but they could not: for the sea wrought, and was tempestuous against them.Jonah 1:13 Parallel Commentaries
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