Acts 27:38

“And when they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, and cast out the wheat into the sea.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Acts 27:38

And when they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, and cast out the wheat into the sea.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When they had eaten enough, they {began} to lighten the ship by throwing out the wheat into the sea.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, throwing out the wheat into the sea.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when they had had enough food, they made the weight of the ship less, turning the grain out into the sea.
- Basic English Bible

And having satisfied themselves with food, they lightened the ship, casting out the wheat into the sea.
- Darby Bible

And when they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, and cast the wheat into the sea.
- Webster's Bible

After eating a hearty meal they lightened the ship by throwing the wheat overboard.
- Weymouth Bible

When they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, throwing out the wheat into the sea.
- World English Bible

And thei weren fillid with mete, and dischargiden the schip, and castiden whete in to the see.
- Wycliffe Bible

and having eaten sufficient nourishment, they were lightening the ship, casting forth the wheat into the sea.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Acts 27:38

Wesley's Notes for Acts 27:38


27:38 Casting out the wheat - So firmly did they now depend on what St. Paul had said.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 27:38


Ac 27:38 They lightened the ship. It was needful to beach it in just as shallow water as possible. And cast out the wheat into the sea. Hence the cargo was thrown overboard. As might be expected in an Alexandrian ship, the cargo was wheat. Egypt was then the granary of Rome.

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