New Living Translation
We struggled along the coast with great difficulty and finally arrived at Fair Havens, near the town of Lasea.
King James Bible
And, hardly passing it, came unto a place which is called The fair havens; nigh whereunto was the city of Lasea.
Darby Bible Translation
and coasting it with difficulty we came to a certain place called Fair Havens, near to which was the city of Lasaea.
World English Bible
With difficulty sailing along it we came to a certain place called Fair Havens, near the city of Lasea.
Young's Literal Translation
and hardly passing it, we came to a certain place called 'Fair Havens,' nigh to which was the city of Lasaea.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
27:8 The Fair Havens still retain the name. But the city of Lasea is now utterly lost, together with many more of the hundred cities for which Crete was once so renowned.
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.
Then Jesus said to his disciples, "I tell you the truth, it is very hard for a rich person to enter the Kingdom of Heaven.
When a light wind began blowing from the south, the sailors thought they could make it. So they pulled up anchor and sailed close to the shore of Crete.
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