Acts 27:29
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English Standard Version
And fearing that we might run on the rocks, they let down four anchors from the stern and prayed for day to come.

King James Bible
Then fearing lest we should have fallen upon rocks, they cast four anchors out of the stern, and wished for the day.

American Standard Version
And fearing lest haply we should be cast ashore on rocky ground, they let go four anchors from the stern, and wished for the day.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then fearing lest we should fall upon rough places, they cast four anchors out of the stern, and wished for the day.

English Revised Version
And fearing lest haply we should be cast ashore on rocky ground, they let go four anchors from the stern, and wished for the day.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then fearing lest we should fall upon rocks, they cast four anchors out of the stern, and wished for the day.

Weymouth New Testament
Then for fear of possibly running on rocks, they threw out four anchors from the stern and waited impatiently for daylight.

Acts 27:29 Parallel
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Acts 27:29 Parallel Commentaries
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fallen.

Acts 27:17,41 Which when they had taken up, they used helps, under girding the ship; and, fearing lest they should fall into the quicksands...

anchors.

Acts 27:30,40 And as the shipmen were about to flee out of the ship, when they had let down the boat into the sea...

Hebrews 6:19 Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which enters into that within the veil;

and wished.

Deuteronomy 28:67 In the morning you shall say, Would God it were even! and at even you shall say...

Psalm 130:6 My soul waits for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.

Cross References
Acts 27:17
After hoisting it up, they used supports to undergird the ship. Then, fearing that they would run aground on the Syrtis, they lowered the gear, and thus they were driven along.

Acts 27:26
But we must run aground on some island."

Acts 27:28
So they took a sounding and found twenty fathoms. A little farther on they took a sounding again and found fifteen fathoms.

Acts 27:40
So they cast off the anchors and left them in the sea, at the same time loosening the ropes that tied the rudders. Then hoisting the foresail to the wind they made for the beach.

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