Acts 27:15
Strong's Lexicon
Unable
δυναμένου (dynamenou)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 1410: (a) I am powerful, have (the) power, (b) I am able, I can. Of uncertain affinity; to be able or possible.

to head into
ἀντοφθαλμεῖν (antophthalmein)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 503: From a compound of anti and ophthalmos; to face.

the
τῷ ()
Article - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

wind,
ἀνέμῳ (anemō)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 417: The wind; fig: applied to empty doctrines. From the base of aer; wind; by implication, quarters.

the
τοῦ (tou)
Article - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

ship
πλοίου (ploiou)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4143: A ship, vessel, boat. From pleo; a sailer, i.e. Vessel.

was caught up.
συναρπασθέντος (synarpasthentos)
Verb - Aorist Participle Passive - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4884: To seize, drag by force. From sun and harpazo; to snatch together, i.e. Seize.

[So] we gave way
ἐπιδόντες (epidontes)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 1929: (a) trans: I hand in, give up, (b) intrans: I give way (to the wind). From epi and didomi; to give over.

[and] let ourselves be driven along.
ἐφερόμεθα (epherometha)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Middle or Passive - 1st Person Plural
Strong's Greek 5342: To carry, bear, bring; I conduct, lead; perhaps: I make publicly known. A primary verb.

Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
Unable to head into the wind, the ship was caught up. So we gave way and let ourselves be driven along.

Young's Literal Translation
and the ship being caught, and not being able to bear up against the wind, having given [her] up, we were borne on,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Since the ship was caught and was unable to head into the wind, we gave way to it and were driven along.

New American Standard Bible
and when the ship was caught [in it] and could not face the wind, we gave way [to it] and let ourselves be driven along.

King James Bible
And when the ship was caught, and could not bear up into the wind, we let [her] drive.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
The ship was caught by the storm and could not head into the wind; so we gave way to it and were driven along.

New Living Translation
The sailors couldn't turn the ship into the wind, so they gave up and let it run before the gale.

English Standard Version
And when the ship was caught and could not face the wind, we gave way to it and were driven along.

New American Standard Bible
and when the ship was caught in it and could not face the wind, we gave way to it and let ourselves be driven along.

King James Bible
And when the ship was caught, and could not bear up into the wind, we let her drive.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Since the ship was caught and was unable to head into the wind, we gave way to it and were driven along.

International Standard Version
The ship was caught so that it couldn't face the wind, and we gave up and were swept along.

NET Bible
When the ship was caught in it and could not head into the wind, we gave way to it and were driven along.

American Standard Version
and when the ship was caught, and could not face the wind, we gave way to it, and were driven.

English Revised Version
and when the ship was caught, and could not face the wind, we gave way to it, and were driven.

Young's Literal Translation
and the ship being caught, and not being able to bear up against the wind, having given her up, we were borne on,








Cross References
Acts 27:14
But not long after there arose against it a tempestuous wind, called Euroclydon.

Acts 27:16
And running under a certain island which is called Clauda, we had much work to come by the boat:

Acts 1:1
The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach,

Acts 27:13
And when the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, loosing thence, they sailed close by Crete.

Acts 27:12
And because the haven was not commodious to winter in, the more part advised to depart thence also, if by any means they might attain to Phenice, and there to winter; which is an haven of Crete, and lieth toward the south west and north west.

Acts 27:17
Which when they had taken up, they used helps, undergirding the ship; and, fearing lest they should fall into the quicksands, strake sail, and so were driven.

Acts 27:18
And we being exceedingly tossed with a tempest, the next day they lightened the ship;
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