Acts 27:39
Strong's Lexicon
When
Ὅτε (Hote)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3753: When, at which time. From hos and te; at which too, i.e. When.

daylight
ἡμέρα (hēmera)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2250: A day, the period from sunrise to sunset.

came,
ἐγένετο (egeneto)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

they did not recognize
ἐπεγίνωσκον (epeginōskon)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1921: From epi and ginosko; to know upon some mark, i.e. Recognize; by implication, to become fully acquainted with, to acknowledge.

the
τὴν (tēn)
Article - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

land,
γῆν (gēn)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1093: Contracted from a primary word; soil; by extension a region, or the solid part or the whole of the terrene globe.

but
δέ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

they sighted
κατενόουν (katenooun)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2657: To take note of, perceive, consider carefully, discern, detect, make account of. From kata and noieo; to observe fully.

a
τινα (tina)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5100: Any one, some one, a certain one or thing. An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.

bay
κόλπον (kolpon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2859: Apparently a primary word; the bosom; by analogy, a bay.

with
ἔχοντα (echonta)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2192: To have, hold, possess. Including an alternate form scheo skheh'-o; a primary verb; to hold.

a sandy beach,
αἰγιαλὸν (aigialon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 123: Sea-coast, (sandy) beach; shore (of sea or lake), land. From aisso and hals (on which the waves dash).

where
ὃν (hon)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3739: Who, which, what, that.

they decided
ἐβουλεύοντο (ebouleuonto)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1011: To deliberate, take counsel, determine. From boule; to advise, i.e. deliberate, or resolve.

to run
ἐξῶσαι (exōsai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 1856: Or exotho ex-o'-tho from ek and otheo; to expel; by implication, to propel.

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

ship {aground}
πλοῖον (ploion)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4143: A ship, vessel, boat. From pleo; a sailer, i.e. Vessel.

if
εἰ (ei)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1487: If. A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.

they could.
δύναιντο (dynainto)
Verb - Present Optative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1410: (a) I am powerful, have (the) power, (b) I am able, I can. Of uncertain affinity; to be able or possible.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
When daylight came, they did not recognize the land but sighted a bay with a beach. They planned to run the ship ashore if they could.

New American Standard Bible
When day came, they could not recognize the land; but they did observe a bay with a beach, and they resolved to drive the ship onto it if they could.

King James Bible
And when it was day, they knew not the land: but they discovered a certain creek with a shore, into the which they were minded, if it were possible, to thrust in the ship.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
When daylight came, they did not recognize the land, but they saw a bay with a sandy beach, where they decided to run the ship aground if they could.

New Living Translation
When morning dawned, they didn't recognize the coastline, but they saw a bay with a beach and wondered if they could get to shore by running the ship aground.

English Standard Version
Now when it was day, they did not recognize the land, but they noticed a bay with a beach, on which they planned if possible to run the ship ashore.

New American Standard Bible
When day came, they could not recognize the land; but they did observe a bay with a beach, and they resolved to drive the ship onto it if they could.

King James Bible
And when it was day, they knew not the land: but they discovered a certain creek with a shore, into the which they were minded, if it were possible, to thrust in the ship.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When daylight came, they did not recognize the land but sighted a bay with a beach. They planned to run the ship ashore if they could.

International Standard Version
When day came, they didn't recognize the land, but they could see a bay with a beach on which they planned to run the ship ashore, if possible.

NET Bible
When day came, they did not recognize the land, but they noticed a bay with a beach, where they decided to run the ship aground if they could.

American Standard Version
And when it was day, they knew not the land: but they perceived a certain bay with a beach, and they took counsel whether they could drive the ship upon it.

English Revised Version
And when it was day, they knew not the land: but they perceived a certain bay with a beach, and they took counsel whether they could drive the ship upon it.

Young's Literal Translation
And when the day came, they were not discerning the land, but a certain creek were perceiving having a beach, into which they took counsel, if possible, to thrust forward the ship,






Cross References
Matthew 1:19
Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away privily.

Acts 27:40
And when they had taken up the anchors, they committed themselves unto the sea, and loosed the rudder bands, and hoised up the mainsail to the wind, and made toward shore.

Acts 28:1
And when they were escaped, then they knew that the island was called Melita.

Acts 1:1
The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach,

Acts 27:38
And when they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, and cast out the wheat into the sea.

Acts 27:37
And we were in all in the ship two hundred threescore and sixteen souls.

Acts 27:36
Then were they all of good cheer, and they also took some meat.

Acts 27:41
And falling into a place where two seas met, they ran the ship aground; and the forepart stuck fast, and remained unmoveable, but the hinder part was broken with the violence of the waves.

Acts 27:42
And the soldiers' counsel was to kill the prisoners, lest any of them should swim out, and escape.
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