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Acts 27

NIV 1 When it was decided that we would sail for Italy, Paul and some other prisoners were handed over to a centurion named Julius, who belonged to the Imperial Regiment. NIV 1 When it was decided that we would sail for Italy, Paul and some other prisoners were handed over to a centurion named Julius, who belonged to the Imperial Regiment. NIV 2 We boarded a ship from Adramyttium about to sail for ports along the coast of the province of Asia, and we put out to sea. Aristarchus, a Macedonian from Thessalonica, was with us. NIV 2 We boarded a ship from Adramyttium about to sail for ports along the coast of the province of Asia, and we put out to sea. Aristarchus, a Macedonian from Thessalonica, was with us. NIV 3 The next day we landed at Sidon; and Julius, in kindness to Paul, allowed him to go to his friends so they might provide for his needs. NIV 3 The next day we landed at Sidon; and Julius, in kindness to Paul, allowed him to go to his friends so they might provide for his needs. NIV 4 From there we put out to sea again and passed to the lee of Cyprus because the winds were against us. NIV 4 From there we put out to sea again and passed to the lee of Cyprus because the winds were against us. NIV 5 When we had sailed across the open sea off the coast of Cilicia and Pamphylia, we landed at Myra in Lycia. NIV 5 When we had sailed across the open sea off the coast of Cilicia and Pamphylia, we landed at Myra in Lycia. NIV 6 There the centurion found an Alexandrian ship sailing for Italy and put us on board. NIV 6 There the centurion found an Alexandrian ship sailing for Italy and put us on board. NIV 7 We made slow headway for many days and had difficulty arriving off Cnidus. When the wind did not allow us to hold our course, we sailed to the lee of Crete, opposite Salmone. NIV 7 We made slow headway for many days and had difficulty arriving off Cnidus. When the wind did not allow us to hold our course, we sailed to the lee of Crete, opposite Salmone. NIV 8 We moved along the coast with difficulty and came to a place called Fair Havens, near the town of Lasea. NIV 8 We moved along the coast with difficulty and came to a place called Fair Havens, near the town of Lasea. NIV 9 Much time had been lost, and sailing had already become dangerous because by now it was after the Fast. So Paul warned them, NIV 9 Much time had been lost, and sailing had already become dangerous because by now it was after the Fast. So Paul warned them, NIV 10 "Men, I can see that our voyage is going to be disastrous and bring great loss to ship and cargo, and to our own lives also." NIV 10 "Men, I can see that our voyage is going to be disastrous and bring great loss to ship and cargo, and to our own lives also." NIV 11 But the centurion, instead of listening to what Paul said, followed the advice of the pilot and of the owner of the ship. NIV 11 But the centurion, instead of listening to what Paul said, followed the advice of the pilot and of the owner of the ship. NIV 12 Since the harbor was unsuitable to winter in, the majority decided that we should sail on, hoping to reach Phoenix and winter there. This was a harbor in Crete, facing both southwest and northwest. NIV 12 Since the harbor was unsuitable to winter in, the majority decided that we should sail on, hoping to reach Phoenix and winter there. This was a harbor in Crete, facing both southwest and northwest. NIV 13 When a gentle south wind began to blow, they thought they had obtained what they wanted; so they weighed anchor and sailed along the shore of Crete. NIV 13 When a gentle south wind began to blow, they thought they had obtained what they wanted; so they weighed anchor and sailed along the shore of Crete. NIV 14 Before very long, a wind of hurricane force, called the "northeaster," swept down from the island. NIV 14 Before very long, a wind of hurricane force, called the "northeaster," swept down from the island. NIV 15 The ship was caught by the storm and could not head into the wind; so we gave way to it and were driven along. NIV 15 The ship was caught by the storm and could not head into the wind; so we gave way to it and were driven along. NIV 16 As we passed to the lee of a small island called Cauda, we were hardly able to make the lifeboat secure. NIV 16 As we passed to the lee of a small island called Cauda, we were hardly able to make the lifeboat secure. NIV 17 When the men had hoisted it aboard, they passed ropes under the ship itself to hold it together. Fearing that they would run aground on the sandbars of Syrtis, they lowered the sea anchor and let the ship be driven along. NIV 17 When the men had hoisted it aboard, they passed ropes under the ship itself to hold it together. Fearing that they would run aground on the sandbars of Syrtis, they lowered the sea anchor and let the ship be driven along. NIV 18 We took such a violent battering from the storm that the next day they began to throw the cargo overboard. NIV 18 We took such a violent battering from the storm that the next day they began to throw the cargo overboard. NIV 19 On the third day, they threw the ship's tackle overboard with their own hands. NIV 19 On the third day, they threw the ship's tackle overboard with their own hands. NIV 20 When neither sun nor stars appeared for many days and the storm continued raging, we finally gave up all hope of being saved. NIV 20 When neither sun nor stars appeared for many days and the storm continued raging, we finally gave up all hope of being saved. NIV 21 After the men had gone a long time without food, Paul stood up before them and said: "Men, you should have taken my advice not to sail from Crete; then you would have spared yourselves this damage and loss. NIV 21 After the men had gone a long time without food, Paul stood up before them and said: "Men, you should have taken my advice not to sail from Crete; then you would have spared yourselves this damage and loss. NIV 22 But now I urge you to keep up your courage, because not one of you will be lost; only the ship will be destroyed. NIV 22 But now I urge you to keep up your courage, because not one of you will be lost; only the ship will be destroyed. NIV 23 Last night an angel of the God whose I am and whom I serve stood beside me NIV 23 Last night an angel of the God whose I am and whom I serve stood beside me NIV 24 and said, 'Do not be afraid, Paul. You must stand trial before Caesar; and God has graciously given you the lives of all who sail with you.' NIV 24 and said, 'Do not be afraid, Paul. You must stand trial before Caesar; and God has graciously given you the lives of all who sail with you.' NIV 25 So keep up your courage, men, for I have faith in God that it will happen just as he told me. NIV 25 So keep up your courage, men, for I have faith in God that it will happen just as he told me. NIV 26 Nevertheless, we must run aground on some island." NIV 26 Nevertheless, we must run aground on some island." NIV 27 On the fourteenth night we were still being driven across the Adriatic Sea, when about midnight the sailors sensed they were approaching land. NIV 27 On the fourteenth night we were still being driven across the Adriatic Sea, when about midnight the sailors sensed they were approaching land. NIV 28 They took soundings and found that the water was a hundred and twenty feet deep. A short time later they took soundings again and found it was ninety feet deep. NIV 28 They took soundings and found that the water was a hundred and twenty feet deep. A short time later they took soundings again and found it was ninety feet deep. NIV 29 Fearing that we would be dashed against the rocks, they dropped four anchors from the stern and prayed for daylight. NIV 29 Fearing that we would be dashed against the rocks, they dropped four anchors from the stern and prayed for daylight. NIV 30 In an attempt to escape from the ship, the sailors let the lifeboat down into the sea, pretending they were going to lower some anchors from the bow. NIV 30 In an attempt to escape from the ship, the sailors let the lifeboat down into the sea, pretending they were going to lower some anchors from the bow. NIV 31 Then Paul said to the centurion and the soldiers, "Unless these men stay with the ship, you cannot be saved." NIV 31 Then Paul said to the centurion and the soldiers, "Unless these men stay with the ship, you cannot be saved." NIV 32 So the soldiers cut the ropes that held the lifeboat and let it fall away. NIV 32 So the soldiers cut the ropes that held the lifeboat and let it fall away. NIV 33 Just before dawn Paul urged them all to eat. "For the last fourteen days," he said, "you have been in constant suspense and have gone without food--you haven't eaten anything. NIV 33 Just before dawn Paul urged them all to eat. "For the last fourteen days," he said, "you have been in constant suspense and have gone without food--you haven't eaten anything. NIV 34 Now I urge you to take some food. You need it to survive. Not one of you will lose a single hair from his head." NIV 34 Now I urge you to take some food. You need it to survive. Not one of you will lose a single hair from his head." NIV 35 After he said this, he took some bread and gave thanks to God in front of them all. Then he broke it and began to eat. NIV 35 After he said this, he took some bread and gave thanks to God in front of them all. Then he broke it and began to eat. NIV 36 They were all encouraged and ate some food themselves. NIV 36 They were all encouraged and ate some food themselves. NIV 37 Altogether there were 276 of us on board. NIV 37 Altogether there were 276 of us on board. NIV 38 When they had eaten as much as they wanted, they lightened the ship by throwing the grain into the sea. NIV 38 When they had eaten as much as they wanted, they lightened the ship by throwing the grain into the sea. NIV 39 When daylight came, they did not recognize the land, but they saw a bay with a sandy beach, where they decided to run the ship aground if they could. NIV 39 When daylight came, they did not recognize the land, but they saw a bay with a sandy beach, where they decided to run the ship aground if they could. NIV 40 Cutting loose the anchors, they left them in the sea and at the same time untied the ropes that held the rudders. Then they hoisted the foresail to the wind and made for the beach. NIV 40 Cutting loose the anchors, they left them in the sea and at the same time untied the ropes that held the rudders. Then they hoisted the foresail to the wind and made for the beach. NIV 41 But the ship struck a sandbar and ran aground. The bow stuck fast and would not move, and the stern was broken to pieces by the pounding of the surf. NIV 41 But the ship struck a sandbar and ran aground. The bow stuck fast and would not move, and the stern was broken to pieces by the pounding of the surf. NIV 42 The soldiers planned to kill the prisoners to prevent any of them from swimming away and escaping. NIV 42 The soldiers planned to kill the prisoners to prevent any of them from swimming away and escaping. NIV 43 But the centurion wanted to spare Paul's life and kept them from carrying out their plan. He ordered those who could swim to jump overboard first and get to land. NIV 43 But the centurion wanted to spare Paul's life and kept them from carrying out their plan. He ordered those who could swim to jump overboard first and get to land. NIV 44 The rest were to get there on planks or on pieces of the ship. In this way everyone reached land in safety. NIV 44 The rest were to get there on planks or on pieces of the ship. In this way everyone reached land in safety.