But beforeverylong there 3rusheddown from bthe land a violentwind, calledcEuraquilo ;
and when the ship was caught in it and could not face the wind, we gaveway to it and let ourselves be driven along.
16Runningunder the shelter of a smallislandcalledClauda, we were scarcelyable to get the ship's dboatundercontrol.
After they had hoisted it up, they usedesupportingcables in undergirding the ship ; and fearing that they might 4runaground on the shallows of Syrtis, they letdown the fseaanchor and in thisway let themselves be driven along.
The next day as we were being violentlystorm-tossed, gthey began to 5jettison the cargo ;
and on the third day they threw the ship'stackle overboard with their ownhands.
Since neithersunnorstarsappeared for manydays, and nosmallstorm was assailing us, from then on allhope of our being saved was gradually abandoned.
21hWhen they had gone a longtimewithoutfood, thenPaulstood up in their midst and said, "6Men, you ought to have ifollowed my advice and not to have setsail from 7Crete and jincurredthis8damage and loss.
"Yet now I urge you to 9keep up your courage, for there will be noloss of lifeamong you, but only of the ship.
"For this very night10an angel of the God to whom I belong and 11whom I serve12stoodbefore me,
24saying, 'Do not be afraid, Paul ; 13you muststandbeforeCaesar ; and behold, God has granted you 14allthose who are sailing with you.'
25"Therefore, 15keep up your courage, men, for I believeGod that kit will turn out exactly as I have been told.
"But we must16runaground on a certain17island."