New American Standard Bible
But before very long there rushed down from the land a violent wind, called Euraquilo;
King James Bible
But not long after there arose against it a tempestuous wind, called Euroclydon.
Darby Bible Translation
But not long after there came down it a hurricane called Euroclydon.
World English Bible
But before long, a stormy wind beat down from shore, which is called Euroclydon.
Young's Literal Translation
and not long after there arose against it a tempestuous wind, that is called Euroclydon,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Arose - Beat violently.
Against it - Against the vessel. Greek: seizing her, and whirling her around.
A tempestuous wind - Turbulent - violent - strong.
Called Euroclydon - Εὐροκλύδων Eurokludōn. Interpreters have been much perplexed about the meaning of this word, which occurs nowhere else in the New Testament. The most probable supposition is, that it denotes "a wind not blowing steadily from any quarter, but a hurricane, or wind veering about to different quarters." Such hurricanes are known to abound in the Mediterranean, and are now called Levanters, deriving their name from blowing chiefly in the Levant, or eastern part of the Mediterranean. The name euroclydon is derived probably from two Greek words, εῦρος euros, "wind," and κλύδων kludōn, "a wave"; so called from its agitating and exciting the waves. It thus answers to the usual effects of a hurricane, or of a wind rapidly changing its points of compass.
LibraryTempest and Trust
And when the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, loosing thence, they sailed close by Crete. 14. But not long after there arose against it a tempestuous wind, called Euroclydon. 15. And when the ship was caught, and could not bear up into the wind, we let her drive. 16. And running under a certain island which is called Clauda, we had much work to come by the boat: 17. Which when they had taken up, they used helps, undergirding the ship; and, fearing lest they …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
The Wyclif of the East --Bible Translation
That the Christian Miracles are not Recited, or Appealed To, by Early Christian Writers Themselves So Fully or Frequently as Might have Been Expected.
"Your rowers have brought you Into great waters; The east wind has broken you In the heart of the seas.
And there arose a fierce gale of wind, and the waves were breaking over the boat so much that the boat was already filling up.
and when the ship was caught in it and could not face the wind, we gave way to it and let ourselves be driven along.
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