Acts 27:4

“And when we had launched from thence, we sailed under Cyprus, because the winds were contrary.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Acts 27:4

And when we had lanched from thence, we sailed vnder Cyprus, because the winds were contrary.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

From there we put out to sea and sailed under the shelter of Cyprus because the winds were contrary.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And putting to sea from thence, we sailed under the lee of Cyprus, because the winds were contrary.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And sailing again from there, we went on under cover of Cyprus, because the wind was against us.
- Basic English Bible

And setting sail thence we sailed under the lee of Cyprus, because the winds were contrary.
- Darby Bible

And when we had lanched from thence, we sailed under Cyprus, because the winds were contrary.
- Webster's Bible

Putting to sea again, we sailed under the lee of Cyprus, because the winds were against us;
- Weymouth Bible

Putting to sea from there, we sailed under the lee of Cyprus, because the winds were contrary.
- World English Bible

And whanne we remouede fro thennus, we vndurseiliden to Cipre, for that wyndis weren contrarie.
- Wycliffe Bible

And thence, having set sail, we sailed under Cyprus, because of the winds being contrary,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Acts 27:4

Wesley's Notes for Acts 27:4


27:4 We sailed under Cyprus - Leaving it on the left hand.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 27:4


Ac 27:4 Sailed under Cyprus. Near the eastern coast, where, by keeping near the shore, the contrary winds would be less felt, being broken by the highlands of the great island. The wind must have been from the northwest. The geographical details of this voyage are so accurate that they must have been written by an eye-witness.

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