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Acts 27:20

    Acts 27:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared, and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was then taken away.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared, and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was then taken away.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And when neither sun nor stars shone upon us for many days, and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was now taken away.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And as we had not seen the sun or stars for a long time, and a great storm was on us, all hope of salvation was gone.

    Webster's Revision

    And when neither sun nor stars shone upon us for many days, and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was now taken away.

    World English Bible

    When neither sun nor stars shone on us for many days, and no small storm pressed on us, all hope that we would be saved was now taken away.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And when neither sun nor stars shone upon us for many days, and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was now taken away.

    Definitions for Acts 27:20

    Tempest - Storm; whirlwind.

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 27:20

    Neither sun nor stars in many days appeared - And consequently they could make no observation; and, having no magnetical needle, could not tell in what direction they were going.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 27:20

    Neither sun nor stars ... - As they could see neither san nor stars, they could make no observations; and as they had no compass, they would be totally ignorant of their situation, and they gave up all as lost.

    Wesley's Notes on Acts 27:20

    27:20 Neither sun nor stars appeared for many days - Which they could the less spare, before the compass was found out.