New American Standard Bible
"But we must run aground on a certain island."
King James Bible
Howbeit we must be cast upon a certain island.
Darby Bible Translation
But we must be cast ashore on a certain island.
World English Bible
But we must run aground on a certain island."
Young's Literal Translation
and on a certain island it behoveth us to be cast.'
Acts 27:26 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Howbeit - Nevertheless.
Upon a certain island - Malta. See Acts 28:1.
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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.
After they had hoisted it up, they used supporting cables in undergirding the ship; and fearing that they might run aground on the shallows of Syrtis, they let down the sea anchor and in this way let themselves be driven along.
But when the fourteenth night came, as we were being driven about in the Adriatic Sea, about midnight the sailors began to surmise that they were approaching some land.
Fearing that we might run aground somewhere on the rocks, they cast four anchors from the stern and wished for daybreak.
When they had been brought safely through, then we found out that the island was called Malta.
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