38 When they had eaten as much as they wanted, they lightened the ship by throwing the grain into the sea.

Read Acts 27:38 Using Other Translations

And when they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, and cast out the wheat into the sea.
And when they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, throwing out the wheat into the sea.
After eating, the crew lightened the ship further by throwing the cargo of wheat overboard.