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31. And when they
were gone afide, they talked between themselves, saying, This man doth nothing worthy of death, or of bonds.
This man might have ed, but that as he had appealed
12. And so indeed was the major Part of the Crew (the Haven being a very bad one ;) and were by any Means for getting to Phaenice, a good Port in the same Isle, that had a Harbour with a double Channel, one to the SouthWest, the other to the NorthWest.
11. Nevertheless, the centurion believed the master and the owner of the ship, more than those
things which were spoken by Paul.
12. And because the haven was not commodious to winter in, the more part advised to depart thence also, if by any means they might at. tain to Phoenice, and there to winter, which is an haven of Crete, and lieth to
ward the south-west, and north-west.
13. And when the south-wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, loosing thence, they sailed close by Crete.
14. But not long after there arose against it a tempestuous
* Ver. 14. Called Euroclydon. The best Criticks think the true Reading of this Word should be ivovaxwavy; and that I
- - - it
18 & 19. Next Day, and the Day after, the Storm held so hard, that we were forced to throw a great deal of Goods over-board, and as much as we could spare of the very Tackle.
21 & 22. But when we had wrought hard, and eat little for a Fortnight together, Paul, by way of gentle Reprimand, asked the Captain and the Crew, what they had gained by not taking his Advice; but however (says he)
See Dr. Bently's Remarks on Page 69, 70.
ous wind, called Eu-
fhip was caught, and could not bear up into the wind, we
let her drive.
16. And running under a certain island, which is called Clauda, we had much work to come by the boat: 17. Which when they had taken up,
they used helps, under-girding the ship: and fearing left they should fall into the quick-sands, strake sail, and so were
18. And being exceedingly tossed with a tempest, the next day they lighted the
19. And the third day we cast out with
our own hands the tackling of the ship.
zo. And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared, and no small tempest lay on sus, all hope that we should be sa
ved, was then taken away.
21. But after long abstinence, Paul stood forth in the midst of them, and said, Sirs, ye should have hearkned unto me, and not have loosed from Crete, to have gained
it does not signify the Name of any particular Wind, but the Quarter from whence it blows, viz. the North-East. Eu
roaquilo, as the vulgar Latin.
A. D. 62.