Acts 21:3

“Now when we had discovered Cyprus, we left it on the left hand, and sailed into Syria, and landed at Tyre: for there the ship was to unlade her burden.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Acts 21:3

Now when wee had discouered Cyprus, we left it on the left hand, and sailed into Syria, and landed at Tyre: for there the shippe was to vnlade her burden.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When we came in sight of Cyprus, leaving it on the left, we kept sailing to Syria and landed at Tyre; for there the ship was to unload its cargo.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when we had come in sight of Cyprus, leaving it on the left hand, we sailed unto Syria, and landed at Tyre; for there the ship was to unlade her burden.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when we had come in view of Cyprus, going past it on our left, we went on to Syria, and came to land at Tyre: for there the goods which were in the ship had to be taken out.
- Basic English Bible

and having sighted Cyprus, and left it on the left hand, we sailed to Syria, and made the land at Tyre, for there the ship was to discharge her cargo.
- Darby Bible

Now when we had discovered Cyprus, we left it on the left hand, and sailed into Syria, and landed at Tyre: for there the ship was to unlade her burden.
- Webster's Bible

After sighting Cyprus and leaving that island on our left, we continued our voyage to Syria and put in at Tyre; for there the ship was to unload her cargo.
- Weymouth Bible

When we had come in sight of Cyprus, leaving it on the left hand, we sailed to Syria, and landed at Tyre, for there the ship was to unload her cargo.
- World English Bible

And whanne we apperiden to Cipre, we leften it at the left half, and seiliden in to Sirie, and camen to Tire. For there the schip schulde be vnchargid.
- Wycliffe Bible

and having discovered Cyprus, and having left it on the left, we were sailing to Syria, and did land at Tyre, for there was the ship discharging the lading.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Acts 21:3

Wesley's Notes for Acts 21:3


21:3 We landed at Tyre - That there should be Christians there was foretold, #Psa 87:4|. What we read in that psalm of the Philistines and Ethiopians also may be compared with #Acts 8:40|; 27:4.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 21:3


Ac 21:3 When we had discovered of Cyprus. This would arouse the memories of Paul's first missionary labors here about fourteen years before. See Ac 13:4-13. Sailed into Syria. Syria embraced Phoenicia, Palestine and Antioch, in the Roman use of the term. Landed at Tyre. Still a considerable city, though its ancient glories had faded on account of the growth of Alexandria and Antioch, which had become the commercial centers of the East. "Its most important ruins now lie beneath the sea and can be seen through its waters".

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