New Living Translation
The soldiers wanted to kill the prisoners to make sure they didn't swim ashore and escape.
King James Bible
And the soldiers' counsel was to kill the prisoners, lest any of them should swim out, and escape.
Darby Bible Translation
And the counsel of the soldiers was that they should kill the prisoners, lest any one should swim off and escape.
World English Bible
The soldiers' counsel was to kill the prisoners, so that none of them would swim out and escape.
Young's Literal Translation
And the soldiers' counsel was that they should kill the prisoners, lest any one having swam out should escape,
Acts 27:42 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
27:42 The counsel - Cruel, unjust, ungrateful.
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.
Herod Agrippa ordered a thorough search for him. When he couldn't be found, Herod interrogated the guards and sentenced them to death. Afterward Herod left Judea to stay in Caesarea for a while.
and he said, 'Don't be afraid, Paul, for you will surely stand trial before Caesar! What's more, God in his goodness has granted safety to everyone sailing with you.'
But they hit a shoal and ran the ship aground too soon. The bow of the ship stuck fast, while the stern was repeatedly smashed by the force of the waves and began to break apart.
2 Corinthians 11:26
I have traveled on many long journeys. I have faced danger from rivers and from robbers. I have faced danger from my own people, the Jews, as well as from the Gentiles. I have faced danger in the cities, in the deserts, and on the seas. And I have faced danger from men who claim to be believers but are not.
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