Matthew 14:24
New International Version
and the boat was already a considerable distance from land, buffeted by the waves because the wind was against it.

New Living Translation
Meanwhile, the disciples were in trouble far away from land, for a strong wind had risen, and they were fighting heavy waves.

English Standard Version
but the boat by this time was a long way from the land, beaten by the waves, for the wind was against them.

Berean Study Bible
but the boat was already far from land, buffeted by the waves because the wind was against it.

Berean Literal Bible
and the boat being now many stadia from the land, tossed by the waves, for the wind was contrary.

King James Bible
But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary.

New King James Version
But the boat was now in the middle of the sea, tossed by the waves, for the wind was contrary.

New American Standard Bible
But the boat was already a long distance from the land, battered by the waves; for the wind was contrary.

NASB 1995
But the boat was already a long distance from the land, battered by the waves; for the wind was contrary.

NASB 1977
But the boat was already many stadia away from the land, battered by the waves; for the wind was contrary.

Amplified Bible
But the boat [by this time] was already a long distance from land, tossed and battered by the waves; for the wind was against them.

Christian Standard Bible
Meanwhile, the boat was already some distance from land, battered by the waves, because the wind was against them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the boat was already over a mile from land, battered by the waves, because the wind was against them.

American Standard Version
But the boat was now in the midst of the sea, distressed by the waves; for the wind was contrary.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the ship was many furlongs distant from the land while it was tossed greatly by the waves, for the wind was against it.

Contemporary English Version
By this time the boat was a long way from the shore. It was going against the wind and was being tossed around by the waves.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But the boat in the midst of the sea was tossed with the waves: for the wind was contrary.

English Revised Version
But the boat was now in the midst of the sea, distressed by the waves; for the wind was contrary.

Good News Translation
and by this time the boat was far out in the lake, tossed about by the waves, because the wind was blowing against it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The boat, now hundreds of yards from shore, was being thrown around by the waves because it was going against the wind.

International Standard Version
By this time the boat was in the middle of the sea and was being battered by the waves, because the wind was against them.

Literal Standard Version
and the boat was now in the midst of the sea, distressed by the waves, for the wind was contrary.

NET Bible
Meanwhile the boat, already far from land, was taking a beating from the waves because the wind was against it.

New Heart English Bible
But the boat was now in the middle of the sea, battered by the waves, for the wind was against it.

Weymouth New Testament
Meanwhile the boat was far out on the Lake, buffeted and tossed by the waves, the wind being adverse.

World English Bible
But the boat was now in the middle of the sea, distressed by the waves, for the wind was contrary.

Young's Literal Translation
and the boat was now in the midst of the sea, distressed by the waves, for the wind was contrary.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jesus Walks on Water
23After He had sent them away, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray. When evening came, He was there alone, 24but the boat was already far from land, buffeted by the waves because the wind was against it. 25During the fourth watch of the night, Jesus went out to them, walking on the sea.…

Cross References
Acts 11:24
Barnabas was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and faith, and a great number of people were brought to the Lord.

Acts 27:4
After putting out from there, we sailed to the lee of Cyprus because the winds were against us.


Treasury of Scripture

But the ship was now in the middle of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary.

tossed.

Matthew 8:24
And, behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep.

Isaiah 54:11
O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will lay thy stones with fair colours, and lay thy foundations with sapphires.

Mark 6:48
And he saw them toiling in rowing; for the wind was contrary unto them: and about the fourth watch of the night he cometh unto them, walking upon the sea, and would have passed by them.









(24) Tossed with waves.--Literally, vexed, or tormented.

Verse 24. - But the ship; boat (Revised Version); ver. 22. Was now; rather, already, when the following incident happened. In the midst of the sea. So also the text of the Revised Version (with practically Mark 6:47), but its margin, "was many furlongs distant from the land." Westcott and Hort prefer the latter, with Codex B and the Old Syriac. It somewhat resembles John 6:19. Tossed; distressed (Revised Version). For βασανιζόμενον suggests not physical motion, but pain and anguish, the idea being transferred in figure to the boat. In Mark it is applied more strictly to the disciples. With waves; by the waves (Revised Version). The agents of the torture (ὑπὸ τῶν κυμάτων). For the wind was contrary. Yet he came not at once, for he would teach us to bear troubles bravely (cf. Chrysostom).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
but
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

boat
πλοῖον (ploion)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 4143: A ship, vessel, boat. From pleo; a sailer, i.e. Vessel.

was
ἀπεῖχεν (apeichen)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 568: To have in full, be far, it is enough. From apo and echo; to have out, i.e. Receive in full; to keep away, i.e. Be distant.

already
ἤδη (ēdē)
Adverb
Strong's 2235: Already; now at length, now after all this waiting. Apparently from e and de; even now.

far
πολλοὺς (pollous)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 4183: Much, many; often.

from
ἀπὸ (apo)
Preposition
Strong's 575: From, away from. A primary particle; 'off, ' i.e. Away, in various senses.

land,
γῆς (gēs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 1093: Contracted from a primary word; soil; by extension a region, or the solid part or the whole of the terrene globe.

buffeted
βασανιζόμενον (basanizomenon)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 928: To examine, as by torture; I torment; I buffet, as of waves. From basanos; to torture.

by
ὑπὸ (hypo)
Preposition
Strong's 5259: A primary preposition; under, i.e. of place, or with verbs; of place (underneath) or where (below) or time (when).

the
τῶν (tōn)
Article - Genitive Neuter Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

waves
κυμάτων (kymatōn)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Plural
Strong's 2949: A wave, surge, billow. From kuo (with young), i.e. Bend, curve); a billow.

because
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

wind
ἄνεμος (anemos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 417: The wind; fig: applied to empty doctrines. From the base of aer; wind; by implication, quarters.

was
ἦν (ēn)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

against it.
ἐναντίος (enantios)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 1727: Opposite, opposed, contrary; the adversary. From enanti; opposite; figuratively, antagonistic.


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