New Living Translation
The terrible storm raged for many days, blotting out the sun and the stars, until at last all hope was gone.
King James Bible
And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared, and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was then taken away.
Darby Bible Translation
And neither sun nor stars appearing for many days, and no small storm lying on us, in the end all hope of our being saved was taken away.
World English Bible
When neither sun nor stars shone on us for many days, and no small storm pressed on us, all hope that we would be saved was now taken away.
Young's Literal Translation
and neither sun nor stars appearing for more days, and not a little tempest lying upon us, thenceforth all hope was taken away of our being saved.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
27:20 Neither sun nor stars appeared for many days - Which they could the less spare, before the compass was found out.
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.
The following day they even took some of the ship's gear and threw it overboard.
No one had eaten for a long time. Finally, Paul called the crew together and said, "Men, you should have listened to me in the first place and not left Crete. You would have avoided all this damage and loss.
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