Acts 27:13
Good News Translation
A soft wind from the south began to blow, and the men thought that they could carry out their plan, so they pulled up the anchor and sailed as close as possible along the coast of Crete.

Contemporary English Version
When a gentle wind from the south started blowing, the men thought it was a good time to do what they had planned. So they pulled up the anchor, and we sailed along the coast of Crete.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the south wind gently blowing, thinking that they had obtained their purpose, when they had loosed from Asson, they sailed close by Crete.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the south wind gently blowing, thinking that they had obtained their purpose, when they had loosed from Asson, they sailed close by Crete.

the south.

Job 37:17 Are not thy garments hot, when the south wind blows upon the earth?

Psalm 78:26 He removed the south wind from heaven: and by his power brought in the southwest wind.

Songs 4:16 Arise, O north wind, and come, O south wind, blow through my garden, and let the aromatical spices thereof flow.

Luke 12:55 And when ye see the south wind blow, you say: There will heat. And it cometh to pass.

loosing.

Acts 27:21 And after they had fasted a long time, Paul standing forth in the midst of them, said: You should indeed, O ye men, have hearkened unto me and not have loosed from Crete and have gained this harm and loss.

Context
The Storm at Sea
12And whereas it was not a commodious haven to winter in, the greatest part gave counsel to sail thence, if by any means they might reach Phenice, to winter there, which is a haven of Crete, looking towards the southwest and northwest. 13And the south wind gently blowing, thinking that they had obtained their purpose, when they had loosed from Asson, they sailed close by Crete. 14But not long after, there arose against it a tempestuous wind, called Euroaquilo.…
Cross References
Acts 2:11
Jews also, and proselytes, Cretes, and Arabians: we have heard them speak in our own tongues the wonderful works of God.

Acts 27:8
And with much ado sailing by it, we came into a certain place, which is called Good-havens, nigh to which was the city of Thalassa.

Acts 27:12
And whereas it was not a commodious haven to winter in, the greatest part gave counsel to sail thence, if by any means they might reach Phenice, to winter there, which is a haven of Crete, looking towards the southwest and northwest.

Acts 27:21
And after they had fasted a long time, Paul standing forth in the midst of them, said: You should indeed, O ye men, have hearkened unto me and not have loosed from Crete and have gained this harm and loss.

Titus 1:5
For this cause I left thee in Crete: that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting and shouldest ordain priests in every city, as I also appointed thee:

Titus 1:12
One of them a prophet of their own, said: The Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, slothful bellies.

Additional Translations
When a gentle south wind began to blow, they thought they had their opportunity. So they weighed anchor and sailed along, hugging the coast of Crete.

Now a south wind having blown gently, having thought to have obtained the purpose, having weighed anchor, they began coasting along very near Crete.

And when the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, loosing there, they sailed close by Crete.

And when the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, they weighed anchor and sailed along Crete, close in shore.

And [the] south wind blowing gently, supposing that they had gained their object, having weighed anchor they sailed close in shore along Crete.

And when the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, they weighed anchor and sailed along Crete, close in shore.

And when the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, loosing thence, they sailed close by Crete.

And a light breeze from the south sprang up, so that they supposed they were now sure of their purpose. So weighing anchor they ran along the coast of Crete, hugging the shore.

When the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, they weighed anchor and sailed along Crete, close to shore.

and a south wind blowing softly, having thought they had obtained their purpose, having lifted anchor, they sailed close by Crete,
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