The Bible in Its Traditions

Acts of the Apostles 27:1–8

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Now when it was decided that we should sail away to Italy, they handed over both Paul and certain other prisoners to a centurion named Julius, of the Augustan Regiment.

Then it was decided to send him by ship to Italy, and that Paul, with the others in custody, should be delivered to a centurion named Julius, of the cohort of Augusta.

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And having boarded a ship of Adramyttium, scheduled to sail to the ports along the Asian coasts, we put to sea. Aristarchus, a Macedonian of Thessalonica, being with us.

After climbing aboard a ship from Adramyttium, we set sail and began to navigate along the ports of Asia, with Aristarchus, the Macedonian from Thessalonica, joining us.

When we were ready to sail, we embarked in a ship of the city of Ad-ra-mytÆti-um, bound for Asia Minor, and there boarded the ship with us, Ar-is-tarÆchus a Mac-e-doÆnian of the city of Thes-sa-lo-niÆca.

And the next day we put in to harbor at Sidon. And Julius treated Paul kindly, and permitted [him] to go to [his] friends to find care.

And on the following day, we arrived at Sidon. And Julius, treating Paul humanely, permitted him to go to his friends and to look after himself.

And the next day, we arrived at Sidon. And the centurion treated Paul with kindness, permitting him to visit his friends and to rest.

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And from there having put to sea, we sailed under the sheltered side of Cyprus, because the winds were against us.

And when we had set sail from there, we navigated below Cyprus, because the winds were contrary.

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And having sailed across the sea which is off Cilicia and Pamphylia, we docked at Myra, in Lycia.

And when we had sailed across the sea which is off Cilicia and Pamphylia, we came to Myra, [a city] of Lycia.

And navigating though the sea of Cilicia and Pamphylia, we arrived at Lystra, which is in Lycia.

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And there the centurion found an Alexandrian ship sailing to Italy, and he put us aboard in it.

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And sailing slowly many days, and with difficulty arriving down off Cnidus, since the wind would not permit us to go on, we sailed under the sheltered side of Crete, down off Salmone.

And when we had sailed slowly many days, and were come with difficulty over against Cnidus, the wind not further suffering us, we sailed under the lee of Crete, over against Salmone;

And because for a number of days she sailed slowly, we arrived with difficulty towards the Island of CniÆdus; and because the wind would not allow us to sail in a straight course, we had to sail around Crete towards the city of Sal-moÆne;

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And with difficulty sailing past it, we came to a place called Fair Havens, near the city of Lasea.

And barely being able to sail past it, we arrived at a certain place, which is called Good Shelter, next to which was the city of Lasea.

And as we hardly passed around it, we arrived at a place which is called The Fair Havens; and nearby was the city of La-seÆa.