Matthew 14:30

“But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But when he saw the wind boysterous, he was afraid: and beginning to sinke, he cried, saying, Lord saue me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But seeing the wind, he became frightened, and beginning to sink, he cried out, "Lord, save me!"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But when he saw the wind, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried out, saying, Lord, save me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But when he saw the wind he was in fear and, starting to go down, he gave a cry, saying, Help, Lord.
- Basic English Bible

But seeing the wind strong he was afraid; and beginning to sink he cried out, saying, Lord, save me.
- Darby Bible

But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me.
- Webster's Bible

But when he felt the wind he grew frightened, and beginning to sink he cried out, "Master, save me."
- Weymouth Bible

But when he saw that the wind was strong, he was afraid, and beginning to sink, he cried out, saying, "Lord, save me!"
- World English Bible

But he siy the wynd strong, and was aferde; and whanne he bigan to drenche, he criede, and seide, Lord, make me saaf.
- Wycliffe Bible

but seeing the wind vehement, he was afraid, and having begun to sink, he cried out, saying, `Sir, save me.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 14:30


14:30 He was afraid - Though he had been used to the sea, and was a skilful swimmer. But so it frequently is. When grace begins to act, the natural courage and strength are withdrawn.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 14:30


Mt 14:30 When he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid. He stepped into the water, but the roaring winds and rushing billows were too much for his faith.

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