Acts 28:11
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English Standard Version
After three months we set sail in a ship that had wintered in the island, a ship of Alexandria, with the twin gods as a 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.

American Standard Version
And after three months we set sail in a ship of Alexandria which had wintered in the island, whose sign was The Twin Brothers.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And after three months, we sailed in a ship of Alexandria, that had wintered in the island, whose sign was the Castors.

English Revised Version
And after three months we set sail in a ship of Alexandria, which had wintered in the island, whose sign was The Twin Brothers.

Webster's Bible Translation
And after three months we departed in a ship of Alexandria, which had wintered in the isle, whose sign was Castor and Pollux.

Weymouth New Testament
Three months passed before we set sail in an Alexandrian vessel, called the 'Twin Brothers,' which had wintered at the island.

Acts 28:11 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Sign

Answering to the ship's name in modern times. It was the image of a god, a man, a beast, or of some other object, sculptured or painted on the prow. The figure of the guardian deity was affixed to the stern.

Castor and Pollux

Known as the twin brothers and the Dioscuri, or sons of Jove. They were regarded as tutelary deities of sailors.

Acts 28:11 Parallel Commentaries

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Cir. A.M.

4067

A.D.63
a ship.

Acts 6:9 Then there arose certain of the synagogue, which is called the synagogue of the Libertines, and Cyrenians, and Alexandrians...

Acts 27:6 And there the centurion found a ship of Alexandria sailing into Italy; and he put us therein.

whose.

Isaiah 45:20 Assemble yourselves and come; draw near together, you that are escaped of the nations...

Jonah 1:5,16 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...

1 Corinthians 8:4 As concerning therefore the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world...

Cross References
Acts 13:6
When they had gone through the whole island as far as Paphos, they came upon a certain magician, a Jewish false prophet named Bar-Jesus.

Acts 27:6
There the centurion found a ship of Alexandria sailing for Italy and put us on board.

Acts 28:10
They also honored us greatly, and when we were about to sail, they put on board whatever we needed.

Acts 28:12
Putting in at Syracuse, we stayed there for three days.

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