New International Version
But when he saw the wind, he was afraid and, beginning to sink, cried out, "Lord, save me!"
King James Bible
But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me.
Darby Bible Translation
But seeing the wind strong he was afraid; and beginning to sink he cried out, saying, Lord, save me.
World English Bible
But when he saw that the wind was strong, he was afraid, and beginning to sink, he cried out, saying, "Lord, save me!"
Young's Literal Translation
but seeing the wind vehement, he was afraid, and having begun to sink, he cried out, saying, 'Sir, save me.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid - It was by faith in the power of Christ he was upheld; when that faith failed, by which the laws of gravitation were suspended, no wonder that those laws returned to their wonted action, and that he began to sink. It was not the violence of the winds, nor the raging of the waves, which endangered his life, but his littleness of faith.
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