Acts 27:7

Overview - Acts 27
Paul shipping towards Rome,
10 foretells of the danger of the voyage,
11 but is not believed.
14 They are tossed to and fro with tempest;
41 and suffer shipwreck;
44 yet all come safe to land.
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Acts 27:7  (King James Version)
And when we had sailed slowly many days, and scarce were come over against Cnidus, the wind not suffering us, we sailed under Crete, over against Salmone;

Cnidus was a town and promontory of Caria in Asia Minor, opposite Crete, now Cape Krio.

we sailed
Acts 27:12 Acts 27:13 Acts 27:21 ; 2:11 Titus 1:5 Titus 1:12


Crete, or, Candy
Crete, now Candy, is a large island in the Mediterranean, 250 miles in length, 50 in breadth, and 600 in circumference, lying at the entrance of the Aegean sea.

Salmone, now Salamina, was a city and cape on the east of the island of Crete.