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Acts 27:34

    Acts 27:34 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Wherefore I pray you to take some meat: for this is for your health: for there shall not an hair fall from the head of any of you.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Why I pray you to take some meat: for this is for your health: for there shall not an hair fall from the head of any of you.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Wherefore I beseech you to take some food: for this is for your safety: for there shall not a hair perish from the head of any of you.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So I make request to you to take food; for this is for your salvation: not a hair from the head of any of you will come to destruction.

    Webster's Revision

    Wherefore I beseech you to take some food: for this is for your safety: for there shall not a hair perish from the head of any of you.

    World English Bible

    Therefore I beg you to take some food, for this is for your safety; for not a hair will perish from any of your heads."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Wherefore I beseech you to take some food: for this is for your safety: for there shall not a hair perish from the head of any of you.

    Definitions for Acts 27:34

    Meat - Food.
    Wherefore - Why?; for what reason?; for what cause?

    Clarke's Commentary on Acts 27:34

    A hair fall from the head - A proverbial expression for, ye shall neither lose your lives nor suffer any hurt in your bodies, if ye follow my advice.

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 27:34

    Not a hair fall from the head ... - A proverbial expression, denoting "that they would be preserved safe; that none of them would be lost, and that "in their persons they should not experience the least damage," 1 Kings 1:52; 1 Samuel 14:45.

    Wesley's Notes on Acts 27:34

    27:34 This is for your preservation - That ye may be the better able to swim to shore.