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Acts 27:19

    Acts 27:19 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the third day we cast out with our own hands the tackling of the ship.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the third day we cast out with our own hands the tackling of the ship.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and the third day they cast out with their own hands the tackling of the ship.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And on the third day, they let all the sailing apparatus go over the side.

    Webster's Revision

    and the third day they cast out with their own hands the tackling of the ship.

    World English Bible

    On the third day, they threw out the ship's tackle with their own hands.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and the third day they cast out with their own hands the tackling of the ship.

    Definitions for Acts 27:19

    Cast - Worn-out; old; cast-off.

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 27:19

    The tackling of the ship - Την σκευην; All supernumerary anchors, cables, baggage, etc.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 27:19

    The tackling of the ship - The anchors, sails, cables, baggage, etc. That is, everything that was not indispensable to its preservation, for it seems still Acts 27:29 that they retained some of their anchors on board.

    Wesley's Notes on Acts 27:19

    27:19 We cast out the tackling of the ship - Cutting away even those masts that were not absolutely necessary.