We sailed slowly for a number of days, and arrived with difficulty off Cni'dus, and as the wind did not allow us to go on, we sailed under the lee of Crete off Salmo'ne.
Coasting along it with difficulty, we came to a place called Fair Havens, near which was the city of Lase'a.
As much time had been lost, and the voyage was already dangerous because the fast had already gone by, Paul advised them,
saying, "Sirs, I perceive that the voyage will be with injury and much loss, not only of the cargo and the ship, but also of our lives."
But the centurion paid more attention to the captain and to the owner of the ship than to what Paul said.
And because the harbor was not suitable to winter in, the majority advised to put to sea from there, on the chance that somehow they could reach Phoenix, a harbor of Crete, looking northeast and southeast, and winter there.
And when the south wind blew gently, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, they weighed anchor and sailed along Crete, close inshore.
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