New Living Translation
But the weather changed abruptly, and a wind of typhoon strength (called a "northeaster") burst across the island and blew us out to sea.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
27:14 There arose against it - The south wind; a tempestuous wind, called in those parts Euroclydon. This was a kind of hurricane, not carrying them any one way, but tossing them backward and forward. These furious winds are now called levanters, and blow in all directions from the northeast to the southeast.
LibraryOf the Practice of Piety in Fasting.
There are divers kinds of fasting--First, A constrained fast, as when men either have not food to eat, as in the famine of Samaria (2 Kings vi. 25;) or, having food, cannot eat it for heaviness or sickness, as it befel them who were in the ship with St. Paul (Acts xxvii. 33.) This is rather famine than fasting. Secondly, A natural fast, which we undertake physically, for the health of our body. Thirdly, A civil fast, which the magistrate enjoins for the better maintenance of the commonwealth. Fourthly, …
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety
Upon Our Lord's SermonOn the Mount
Appendix xv. The Location of Sychar, and the Date of Our Lord's visit to Samaria.
"But look! Your oarsmen have taken you into stormy seas! A mighty eastern gale has wrecked you in the heart of the sea!
But soon a fierce storm came up. High waves were breaking into the boat, and it began to fill with water.
The sailors couldn't turn the ship into the wind, so they gave up and let it run before the gale.
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