New American Standard Bible
When they had eaten enough, they began to lighten the ship by throwing out the wheat into the sea.
King James Bible
And when they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, and cast out the wheat into the sea.
Darby Bible Translation
And having satisfied themselves with food, they lightened the ship, casting out the wheat into the sea.
World English Bible
When they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, throwing out the wheat into the sea.
Young's Literal Translation
and having eaten sufficient nourishment, they were lightening the ship, casting forth the wheat into the sea.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
They lightened the ship - By casting the wheat into the sea. As they had no hope of saving the cargo, and had no further use for it, they hoped that by throwing the wheat overboard the ship would draw less water, and that thus they would be able to run the vessel on the shore.
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.
Then the sailors became afraid and every man cried to his god, and they threw the cargo which was in the ship into the sea to lighten it for them. But Jonah had gone below into the hold of the ship, lain down and fallen sound asleep.
Now as Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, Simon who was called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen.
The next day as we were being violently storm-tossed, they began to jettison the cargo;
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