New Living Translation
The next day, as gale-force winds continued to batter the ship, the crew began throwing the cargo overboard.
King James Bible
And we being exceedingly tossed with a tempest, the next day they lightened the ship;
Darby Bible Translation
But the storm being extremely violent on us, on the next day they threw cargo overboard,
World English Bible
As we labored exceedingly with the storm, the next day they began to throw things overboard.
Young's Literal Translation
And we, being exceedingly tempest-tossed, the succeeding day they were making a clearing,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
27:18 They lightened the ship - Casting the heavy goods into the sea.
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.
Fearing for their lives, the desperate sailors shouted to their gods for help and threw the cargo overboard to lighten the ship. But all this time Jonah was sound asleep down in the hold.
The following day they even took some of the ship's gear and threw it overboard.
After eating, the crew lightened the ship further by throwing the cargo of wheat overboard.
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