Acts 27:8

“And, hardly passing it, came unto a place which is called The fair havens; nigh whereunto was the city of Lasea.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Acts 27:8

And hardly passing it, came vnto a place which is called the Faire hauens, nigh whereunto was the citie of Lasea.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and with difficulty sailing past it we came to a place called Fair Havens, near which was the city of Lasea.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and with difficulty coasting along it we came unto a certain place called Fair Havens; nigh whereunto was the city of Lasea.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And sailing down the side of it, as well as we were able, we came to a certain place named Fair Havens, near which was the town of Lasea.
- Basic English Bible

and coasting it with difficulty we came to a certain place called Fair Havens, near to which was [the] city of Lasaea.
- Darby Bible

And hardly passing it, came to a place which is called, The fair havens; nigh to which was the city of Lasea.
- Webster's Bible

Then, coasting along with difficulty, we reached a place called `Fair Havens,' near the town of Lasea.
- Weymouth Bible

With difficulty sailing along it we came to a certain place called Fair Havens, near the city of Lasea.
- World English Bible

And vnnethe we seilden bisidis, and camen into a place, that is clepid of good hauen, to whom the cite Tessala was niy.
- Wycliffe Bible

and hardly passing it, we came to a certain place called `Fair Havens,' nigh to which was the city [of] Lasaea.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Acts 27:8

Wesley's Notes for Acts 27:8


27:8 The Fair Havens still retain the name. But the city of Lasea is now utterly lost, together with many more of the hundred cities for which Crete was once so renowned.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 27:8


Ac 27:8 Came unto a place. With difficulty they reached a placed called The fair havens. On the south coast of Crete. It retains the same name to this day. It is a roadstead, near the city [of] Lasea. It was supposed that all trace of this city was lost until recently, but it is now known that the natives apply this name to the ruins of an ancient town about five miles from Fair Havens.

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