New Living Translation
We sailed along the sheltered side of a small island named Cauda, where with great difficulty we hoisted aboard the lifeboat being towed behind us.
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,
Acts 27:16 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
27:16 We were hardly able to get masters of the boat - To prevent its being staved.
LibraryOf the Practice of Piety in Fasting.
There are divers kinds of fasting--First, A constrained fast, as when men either have not food to eat, as in the famine of Samaria (2 Kings vi. 25;) or, having food, cannot eat it for heaviness or sickness, as it befel them who were in the ship with St. Paul (Acts xxvii. 33.) This is rather famine than fasting. Secondly, A natural fast, which we undertake physically, for the health of our body. Thirdly, A civil fast, which the magistrate enjoins for the better maintenance of the commonwealth. Fourthly, …
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety
Upon Our Lord's SermonOn the Mount
Appendix xv. The Location of Sychar, and the Date of Our Lord's visit to Samaria.
So we decided to leave for Macedonia at once, having concluded that God was calling us to preach the Good News there.
The sailors couldn't turn the ship into the wind, so they gave up and let it run before the gale.
Then the sailors bound ropes around the hull of the ship to strengthen it. They were afraid of being driven across to the sandbars of Syrtis off the African coast, so they lowered the sea anchor to slow the ship and were driven before the wind.
Then the sailors tried to abandon the ship; they lowered the lifeboat as though they were going to put out anchors from the front of the ship.
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