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Acts 27:42 ESV

42 1The soldiers' plan was to kill the prisoners, lest any should swim away and escape.

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  • a 27:9 - That is, the Day of Atonement
  • b 27:16 - Some manuscripts Clauda
  • c 27:17 - That is, the sea-anchor (or possibly the mainsail)
  • d 27:28 - About 120 feet; a fathom (Greek orguia) was about 6 feet or 2 meters
  • e 27:28 - About 90 feet (see previous note)
  • f 27:37 - Some manuscripts seventy-six, or about seventy-six
  • g 27:41 - Or sandbank, or crosscurrent; Greek place between two seas