Acts 27:22
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New International Version
But now I urge you to keep up your courage, because not one of you will be lost; only the ship will be destroyed.

King James Bible
And now I exhort you to be of good cheer: for there shall be no loss of any man's life among you, but of the ship.

Darby Bible Translation
And now I exhort you to be of good courage, for there shall be no loss at all of life of [any] of you, only of the ship.

World English Bible
Now I exhort you to cheer up, for there will be no loss of life among you, but only of the ship.

Young's Literal Translation
and now I exhort you to be of good cheer, for there shall be no loss of life among you -- but of the ship;

Acts 27:22 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

There shall be no loss of - life - This must be joyous news to those from whom all hope that they should be saved was taken away: Acts 27:20.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I exhort.

Acts 27:25,36 Why, sirs, be of good cheer: for I believe God, that it shall be even as it was told me...

Acts 23:11 And the night following the Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good cheer, Paul: for as you have testified of me in Jerusalem...

1 Samuel 30:6 And David was greatly distressed; for the people spoke of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved...

Ezra 10:2 And Shechaniah the son of Jehiel, one of the sons of Elam, answered and said to Ezra, We have trespassed against our God...

Job 22:29,30 When men are cast down, then you shall say, There is lifting up; and he shall save the humble person...

Psalm 112:7 He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.

Isaiah 43:1,2 But now thus said the LORD that created you, O Jacob, and he that formed you, O Israel, Fear not: for I have redeemed you...

2 Corinthians 1:4-6 Who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble...

2 Corinthians 4:8,9 We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair...

for.

Acts 27:31,34,44 Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, Except these abide in the ship, you cannot be saved...

Job 2:4 And Satan answered the LORD, and said, Skin for skin, yes, all that a man has will he give for his life.

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A Short Confession of Faith
'...There stood by me this night the angel of God, whose I am, and whom I serve.'--ACTS xxvii. 23. I turn especially to those last words, 'Whose I am and whom I serve.' A great calamity, borne by a crowd of men in common, has a wonderful power of dethroning officials and bringing the strong man to the front. So it is extremely natural, though it has been thought to be very unhistorical, that in this story of Paul's shipwreck he should become guide, counsellor, inspirer, and a tower of strength; and
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts

Seasons of Covenanting.
The duty is never unsuitable. Men have frequently, improperly esteemed the exercise as one that should be had recourse to, only on some great emergency. But as it is sinful to defer religious exercises till affliction, presenting the prospect of death, constrain to attempt them, so it is wrong to imagine, that the pressure of calamity principally should constrain to make solemn vows. The exercise of personal Covenanting should be practised habitually. The patriot is a patriot still; and the covenanter
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Perseverance
'Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation.' I Pet 1:1. The fifth and last fruit of sanctification, is perseverance in grace. The heavenly inheritance is kept for the saints, and they are kept to the inheritance. I Pet 1:1. The apostle asserts a saint's stability and permanence in grace. The saint's perseverance is much opposed by Papists and Arminians; but it is not the less true because it is opposed. A Christian's main comfort depends upon this doctrine of perseverance. Take
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

First Missionary Journey Scripture
STUDY III FIRST MISSIONARY JOURNEY Scripture, Acts 13:1-14:26 INTRODUCTION TO THE THREE MISSIONARY JOURNEYS Before taking up the study of the first missionary journey, attention is called to certain points which should be considered in regard to all three of them (Acts 13:1-21:17). We have now arrived at what we might call the watershed of the Acts of the Apostles. Hitherto we have had various scenes, characters, personages to consider. Henceforth Paul, his labors, his disputes, his speeches, occupy
Henry T. Sell—Bible Studies in the Life of Paul

Cross References
Acts 27:25
So keep up your courage, men, for I have faith in God that it will happen just as he told me.

Acts 27:36
They were all encouraged and ate some food themselves.

Acts 27:44
The rest were to get there on planks or on other pieces of the ship. In this way everyone reached land safely.

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