New Living Translation
Putting out to sea from there, we encountered strong headwinds that made it difficult to keep the ship on course, so we sailed north of Cyprus between the island and the mainland.
King James Bible
And when we had launched from thence, we sailed under Cyprus, because the winds were contrary.
Darby Bible Translation
And setting sail thence we sailed under the lee of Cyprus, because the winds were contrary.
World English Bible
Putting to sea from there, we sailed under the lee of Cyprus, because the winds were contrary.
Young's Literal Translation
And thence, having set sail, we sailed under Cyprus, because of the winds being contrary,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
27:4 We sailed under Cyprus - Leaving it on the left hand.
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.
Meanwhile, the disciples were in trouble far away from land, for a strong wind had risen, and they were fighting heavy waves.
One day Jesus said to his disciples, "Let's cross to the other side of the lake." So they got into a boat and started out.
For instance, there was Joseph, the one the apostles nicknamed Barnabas (which means "Son of Encouragement"). He was from the tribe of Levi and came from the island of Cyprus.
We had several days of slow sailing, and after great difficulty we finally neared Cnidus. But the wind was against us, so we sailed across to Crete and along the sheltered coast of the island, past the cape of Salmone.
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