Acts 27:28
Modern Translations
New International Version
They took soundings and found that the water was a hundred and twenty feet deep. A short time later they took soundings again and found it was ninety feet deep.

New Living Translation
They dropped a weighted line and found that the water was 120 feet deep. But a little later they measured again and found it was only 90 feet deep.

English Standard Version
So they took a sounding and found twenty fathoms. A little farther on they took a sounding again and found fifteen fathoms.

Berean Study Bible
They took soundings and found that the water was twenty fathoms deep. Going a little farther, they took another set of soundings that read fifteen fathoms.

New American Standard Bible
And they took soundings and found it to be twenty fathoms; and a little farther on they took another sounding and found it to be fifteen fathoms.

NASB 1995
They took soundings and found it to be twenty fathoms; and a little farther on they took another sounding and found it to be fifteen fathoms.

NASB 1977
And they took soundings, and found it to be twenty fathoms; and a little farther on they took another sounding and found it to be fifteen fathoms.

Amplified Bible
So they took soundings [using a weighted line] and found [the depth to be] twenty fathoms (120 feet); and a little farther on they sounded again and found [the depth to be] fifteen fathoms (90 feet).

Christian Standard Bible
They took soundings and found it to be a hundred twenty feet deep; when they had sailed a little farther and sounded again, they found it to be ninety feet deep.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They took a sounding and found it to be 120 feet deep; when they had sailed a little farther and sounded again, they found it to be 90 feet deep.

Contemporary English Version
They measured and found that the water was about 40 meters deep. A little later they measured again and found it was only about 30 meters.

Good News Translation
So they dropped a line with a weight tied to it and found that the water was one hundred and twenty feet deep; a little later they did the same and found that it was ninety feet deep.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So they threw a line with a weight on it into the water. It sank 120 feet. They waited a little while and did the same thing again. This time the line sank 90 feet.

International Standard Version
After taking soundings, they found the depth to be twenty fathoms. A little later, they took soundings again and found it was fifteen fathoms.

NET Bible
They took soundings and found the water was twenty fathoms deep; when they had sailed a little farther they took soundings again and found it was fifteen fathoms deep.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And sounded, and found it twenty fathoms: and when they had gone a little further, they sounded again, and found it fifteen fathoms.

New King James Version
And they took soundings and found it to be twenty fathoms; and when they had gone a little farther, they took soundings again and found it to be fifteen fathoms.

King James 2000 Bible
And sounded, and found it twenty fathoms: and when they had gone a little further, they sounded again, and found it fifteen fathoms.

New Heart English Bible
They took soundings, and found twenty fathoms. After a little while, they took soundings again, and found fifteen fathoms.

World English Bible
They took soundings, and found twenty fathoms. After a little while, they took soundings again, and found fifteen fathoms.

American King James Version
And sounded, and found it twenty fathoms: and when they had gone a little further, they sounded again, and found it fifteen fathoms.

American Standard Version
and they sounded, and found twenty fathoms; and after a little space, they sounded again, and found fifteen fathoms.

A Faithful Version
And when they sounded, they found it twenty fathoms; then they went a little farther and sounded again, and found it fifteen fathoms;

Darby Bible Translation
and having sounded found twenty fathoms, and having gone a little farther and having again sounded they found fifteen fathoms;

English Revised Version
and they sounded, and found twenty fathoms: and after a little space, they sounded again, and found fifteen fathoms.

Webster's Bible Translation
And sounded, and found it twenty fathoms: and when they had gone a little further, they sounded again, and found it fifteen fathoms.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And sounded, & found it twentie fathoms: and when they had gone a litle further, they sounded againe, and found fifteene fathoms.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And sounded, and founde it twentie faddomes. And when they had gone a litle further, they sounded agayne, and founde it fyfteene faddomes.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
and they cast out the leade, and founde it twetye feddoms: and wha they were gone a litle farther, they cast out the leade agayne, and founde fyftene feddoms.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
and sounded and founde it .xx. feddoms. And when they had gone a lytell further they sounded agayne and founde .xv. feddoms.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and having sounded they found twenty fathoms, and having gone a little farther, and again having sounded, they found fifteen fathoms,

Berean Literal Bible
And having taken soundings, they found twenty fathoms. Then having gone a little farther and having taken soundings again, they found fifteen fathoms.

Young's Literal Translation
and having sounded they found twenty fathoms, and having gone a little farther, and again having sounded, they found fifteen fathoms,

Smith's Literal Translation
And having sounded, they found twenty fathoms; and having removed a little, and again having sounded, they found fifteen fathoms.

Literal Emphasis Translation
And having taken soundings, they found twenty fathoms. Then having gone a little farther and again having taken soundings, they found fifteen fathoms.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Who also sounding, found twenty fathoms; and going on a little further, they found fifteen fathoms.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And upon dropping a weight, they found a depth of twenty paces. And some distance from there, they found a depth of fifteen paces.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they cast an anchor and they found twenty fathoms and they journeyed again a little more and they found fifteen fathoms.

Lamsa Bible
So they cast the sounding lead, and found twenty fathoms; and again, they sailed a little farther, and took soundings and found fifteen fathoms.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
And they sounded, and found twenty fathoms: and when they had gone a little further, and sounded again, they found fifteen fathoms.

Godbey New Testament
And having sounded, they found it twenty fathoms; and moving on a short distance, and sounding again, they found it fifteen fathoms;

Haweis New Testament
and sounding, had twenty fathoms; then passing on a little farther, and sounding again, they had fifteen fathoms.

Mace New Testament
they threw the line and sounded twenty fathom water: a little further they sounded again, and came to fifteen fathom:

Weymouth New Testament
So they hove the lead and found twenty fathoms of water; and after a short time they hove again and found fifteen fathoms.

Worrell New Testament
and, sounding, they found twenty fathoms; and, going a little further, and again sounding, they found fifteen fathoms.

Worsley New Testament
and sounding they found it twenty fathoms; and when they had gone a little farther, and sounded again, they found it fifteen fathoms.








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