New Living Translation
After eating, the crew lightened the ship further by throwing the cargo of wheat overboard.
King James Bible
And when they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, and cast out the wheat into the sea.
Darby Bible Translation
And having satisfied themselves with food, they lightened the ship, casting out the wheat into the sea.
World English Bible
When they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, throwing out the wheat into the sea.
Young's Literal Translation
and having eaten sufficient nourishment, they were lightening the ship, casting forth the wheat into the sea.
Acts 27:38 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
27:38 Casting out the wheat - So firmly did they now depend on what St. Paul had said.
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.
Fearing for their lives, the desperate sailors shouted to their gods for help and threw the cargo overboard to lighten the ship. But all this time Jonah was sound asleep down in the hold.
One day as Jesus was walking along the shore of the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers--Simon, also called Peter, and Andrew--throwing a net into the water, for they fished for a living.
The next day, as gale-force winds continued to batter the ship, the crew began throwing the cargo overboard.
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