New International Version
We took such a violent battering from the storm that the next day they began to throw the cargo overboard.
King James Bible
And we being exceedingly tossed with a tempest, the next day they lightened the ship;
Darby Bible Translation
But the storm being extremely violent on us, on the next day they threw cargo overboard,
World English Bible
As we labored exceedingly with the storm, the next day they began to throw things overboard.
Young's Literal Translation
And we, being exceedingly tempest-tossed, the succeeding day they were making a clearing,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Lightened the ship - Of what, we know not; but it was probably cumbrous wares, by which the deck was thronged, and which were prejudicial to the due trim of the vessel.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryA Short Confession of Faith
'...There stood by me this night the angel of God, whose I am, and whom I serve.'--ACTS xxvii. 23. I turn especially to those last words, 'Whose I am and whom I serve.' A great calamity, borne by a crowd of men in common, has a wonderful power of dethroning officials and bringing the strong man to the front. So it is extremely natural, though it has been thought to be very unhistorical, that in this story of Paul's shipwreck he should become guide, counsellor, inspirer, and a tower of strength; and …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Seasons of Covenanting.
First Missionary Journey Scripture
All the sailors were afraid and each cried out to his own god. And they threw the cargo into the sea to lighten the ship. But Jonah had gone below deck, where he lay down and fell into a deep sleep.
On the third day, they threw the ship's tackle overboard with their own hands.
When they had eaten as much as they wanted, they lightened the ship by throwing the grain into the sea.
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