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And when it was day, they knew not the land: but they discovered a certain creek with a shore, into the which they were minded, if it were possible, to thrust in the ship.
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Other Translations of Acts 27:39
And when it was day, they knew not the land: but they discouered a certaine creek, with a shore, into the which they were minded, if it were possible, to thrust in the ship.- King James Version (1611)
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When day came, they could not recognize the land; but they did observe a bay with a beach, and they resolved to drive the ship onto it if they could.- New American Standard Version (1995)
And when it was day, they knew not the land: but they perceived a certain bay with a beach, and they took counsel whether they could drive the ship upon it.- American Standard Version (1901)
And when it was day, they had no knowledge of the land, but they saw an inlet of the sea with a floor of sand, and they had the idea of driving the ship up on to it if possible.- Basic English Bible
And when it was day they did not recognise the land; but they perceived a certain bay having a strand, on which they were minded, if they should be able, to run the ship ashore;- Darby Bible
And when it was day, they knew not the land: but they discovered a certain creek with a shore, into which they purposed, if it were possible, to thrust in the ship. - Webster's Bible
When daylight came, they tried in vain to recognise the coast. But an inlet with a sandy beach attracted their attention, and now their object was, if possible, to run the ship aground in this inlet.- Weymouth Bible
When it was day, they didn't recognize the land, but they noticed a certain bay with a beach, and they decided to try to drive the ship onto it.- World English Bible
And whanne the dai was comun, thei knewen no lond; and thei bihelden an hauene that hadde a watir bank, in to which thei thouyten, if thei miyten, to bringe vp the schip.- Wycliffe Bible
And when the day came, they were not discerning the land, but a certain creek were perceiving having a beach, into which they took counsel, if possible, to thrust forward the ship,- Youngs Literal Bible
View Wesley's Notes for Acts 27:39
27:39 They did not know the land - Which they saw near them: having a level shore.
View People's Bible Notes for Acts 27:39
Ac 27:39 A certain creek with a shore. Rather, "A certain bay with a beach", as in the Revised Version; a sloping beach. Into which they were minded . . . to thrust the ship. Into this they determined to try to thrust the ship, because here the force of the waves would be broken, the water shallow, and the beach favorable for the men's lives.
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