Acts 27:5

When we had sailed across (diapleusante). First aorist active participle of diaplew (another compound of plew). The sea which is off Cilicia and Pamphylia (to pelago to kata thn Kilikian kai Pampulian). Pelago is properly the high sea as here. In Matthew 18:6 (which see) Jesus uses it of "the depth of the sea." Only these examples in the N.T. The current runs westward along the coast of Cilicia and Pamphylia and the land would protect from the wind. We came to Myra of Lycia (kathlqamen ei Murra th Lukia). Literally, "We came down." This town was two and a half miles from the coast of Lycia. The port Andriace had a fine harbour and did a large grain business. No disciples are mentioned here nor at Lasea, Melita, Syracuse, Rhegium.