Acts 27 :34

Acts 27 :34 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

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 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 pray you to take some food; for this is for your health: for there shall not a hair fall 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's Commentary 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 Commentary on Acts 27 :34

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