New American Standard Bible
Running under the shelter of a small island called Clauda, we were scarcely able to get the ship's boat under control.
King James Bible
And running under a certain island which is called Clauda, we had much work to come by the boat:
Darby Bible Translation
But running under the lee of a certain island called Clauda, we were with difficulty able to make ourselves masters of the boat;
World English Bible
Running under the lee of a small island called Clauda, we were able, with difficulty, to secure the boat.
Young's Literal Translation
and having run under a certain little isle, called Clauda, we were hardly able to become masters of the boat,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And running under - Running near to an island. They ran near to it, where the violence of the wind was probably broken by the island,
Which is called Clauda - This is a small island about 20 miles southwest of Crete.
We had much work - Much difficulty; we were scarcely able to do it.
To come by the boat - This does not mean that they attempted here to land in the boat, but they had much difficulty in saving the small boat attached to the ship by lifting it into the ship. The importance of securing the small boat is known by all seamen.
LibraryTempest and Trust
And when the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, loosing thence, they sailed close by Crete. 14. But not long after there arose against it a tempestuous wind, called Euroclydon. 15. And when the ship was caught, and could not bear up into the wind, we let her drive. 16. And running under a certain island which is called Clauda, we had much work to come by the boat: 17. Which when they had taken up, they used helps, undergirding the ship; and, fearing lest they …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
The Wyclif of the East --Bible Translation
That the Christian Miracles are not Recited, or Appealed To, by Early Christian Writers Themselves So Fully or Frequently as Might have Been Expected.
When he had seen the vision, immediately we sought to go into Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to preach the gospel to them.
and when the ship was caught in it and could not face the wind, we gave way to it and let ourselves be driven along.
After they had hoisted it up, they used supporting cables in undergirding the ship; and fearing that they might run aground on the shallows of Syrtis, they let down the sea anchor and in this way let themselves be driven along.
But as the sailors were trying to escape from the ship and had let down the ship's boat into the sea, on the pretense of intending to lay out anchors from the bow,
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