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Acts 27:18

    Acts 27:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And we being exceedingly tossed with a tempest, the next day they lightened the ship;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And we being exceedingly tossed with a tempest, the next day they lightened the ship;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And as we labored exceedingly with the storm, the next day they began to throw the the freight overboard;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And, still fighting the storm with all our strength, the day after they made a start at getting the goods out of the ship;

    Webster's Revision

    And as we labored exceedingly with the storm, the next day they began to throw the the freight overboard;

    World English Bible

    As we labored exceedingly with the storm, the next day they began to throw things overboard.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And as we laboured exceedingly with the storm, the next day they began to throw the freight overboard;

    Definitions for Acts 27:18

    Tempest - Storm; whirlwind.

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 27:18

    Lightened the ship - Of what, we know not; but it was probably cumbrous wares, by which the deck was thronged, and which were prejudicial to the due trim of the vessel.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 27:18

    They lightened the ship - By throwing out a part of the cargo.

    Wesley's Notes on Acts 27:18

    27:18 They lightened the ship - Casting the heavy goods into the sea.