After the men had gone a long time without food, Paul stood up before them and said: "Men, you should have taken my advice1 not to sail from Crete;2 then you would have spared yourselves this damage and loss.
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But now I urge you to keep up your courage,3 because not one of you will be lost; only the ship will be destroyed.
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Last night an angel4 of the God whose I am and whom I serve5 stood beside me6
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and said, 'Do not be afraid, Paul. You must stand trial before Caesar;7 and God has graciously given you the lives of all who sail with you.'8
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So keep up your courage,9 men, for I have faith in God that it will happen just as he told me.10
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Nevertheless, we must run aground11 on some island."12
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On the fourteenth night we were still being driven across the Adriatic Sea, when about midnight the sailors sensed they were approaching land.
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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.
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Fearing that we would be dashed against the rocks, they dropped four anchors from the stern and prayed for daylight.