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Acts 27:39 NLT

39 When morning dawned, they didn’t recognize the coastline, but they saw a bay with a beach and wondered if they could get to shore by running the ship aground.

Study tools for Acts 27:39

  • a 27:1 - Greek centurion; similarly in 27:6, 11, 31, 43 .
  • b 27:2 - Asia was a Roman province in what is now western Turkey.
  • c 27:9 - Greek because the fast was now already gone by. This fast was associated with the Day of Atonement ( Yom Kippur ), which occurred in late September or early October.
  • d 27:16 - Some manuscripts read Clauda.
  • e 27:27 - The Sea of Adria includes the central portion of the Mediterranean.
  • f 27:28 - Greek 20 fathoms . . . 15 fathoms [37 meters . . . 27 meters].
  • g 27:44 - Or or were helped by members of the ship’s crew.