New Living Translation
It was three months after the shipwreck that we set sail on another ship that had wintered at the island--an Alexandrian ship with the twin gods as its figurehead.
King James Bible
And after three months we departed in a ship of Alexandria, which had wintered in the isle, whose sign was Castor and Pollux.
Darby Bible Translation
And after three months we sailed in a ship which had wintered in the island, an Alexandrian, with the Dioscuri for its ensign.
World English Bible
After three months, we set sail in a ship of Alexandria which had wintered in the island, whose sign was "The Twin Brothers."
Young's Literal Translation
And after three months, we set sail in a ship (that had wintered in the isle) of Alexandria, with the sign Dioscuri,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
28:11 Whose sign was - It was the custom of the ancients to have images on the head of their ships, from which they took their names. Castor and Pollux - Two heathen gods who were thought favourable to mariners.
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Afterward they traveled from town to town across the entire island until finally they reached Paphos, where they met a Jewish sorcerer, a false prophet named Bar-Jesus.
There the commanding officer found an Egyptian ship from Alexandria that was bound for Italy, and he put us on board.
As a result we were showered with honors, and when the time came to sail, people supplied us with everything we would need for the trip.
Our first stop was Syracuse, where we stayed three days.
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