Acts 27:38
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English Standard Version
And when they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, throwing out the wheat into the sea.

King James Bible
And when they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, and cast out the wheat into the sea.

American Standard Version
And when they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, throwing out the wheat into the sea.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, casting the wheat into the sea.

English Revised Version
And when they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, throwing out the wheat into the sea.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, and cast the wheat into the sea.

Weymouth New Testament
After eating a hearty meal they lightened the ship by throwing the wheat overboard.

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they lightened.

Acts 27:18,19 And we being exceedingly tossed with a tempest, the next day they lightened the ship...

Job 2:4 And Satan answered the LORD, and said, Skin for skin, yes, all that a man has will he give for his life.

Jonah 1:5 Then the mariners were afraid, and cried every man to his god, and cast forth the wares that were in the ship into the sea...

Matthew 6:25 Therefore I say to you, Take no thought for your life, what you shall eat, or what you shall drink; nor yet for your body...

Matthew 16:26 For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

Hebrews 12:1 Why seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight...

The wheat. The Romans imported corn from Egypt, by way of Alexandria, to which this ship belonged; for a curious account of which see Bryant's treatise on the Euroclydon.

Cross References
Jonah 1:5
Then the mariners were afraid, and each cried out to his god. And they hurled the cargo that was in the ship into the sea to lighten it for them. But Jonah had gone down into the inner part of the ship and had lain down and was fast asleep.

Matthew 4:18
While walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon (who is called Peter) and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen.

Acts 27:18
Since we were violently storm-tossed, they began the next day to jettison the cargo.

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