Acts 27:1 – And Festos commanded concerning him that he should be sent unto Caesar in Italia. And he delivered Paulos, and other prisoners with him, to a certain man, a centurion of the band of Sebaste, whose name was Julios.
Acts 27:2 – And when he would proceed, we went down to a ship which was from Adramantos the city, to go to the region of Asia. And Aristarkos, a Makedonoya who was of Thessalunike the city, entered the ship with us.
Acts 27:3 – And the day after we came to Tsaidon. And the centurion behaved with kindness towards Paulos, and permitted him to go to his friends and be refreshed.
Acts 27:4 – And from thence we voyaged; and because the winds were contrary we made a circuit unto Cypros. [Al Kypros.]
Acts 27:5 – And we went through the sea of Cilicia and of Pamphulia, and came to Mura, a city of Lukia.
Acts 27:6 – And the centurion found there a ship from Aleksandria which was going to Italia, and he placed us in her.
Acts 27:7 – And because she sailed heavily, (after) many days we had scarce come over against Knidos the island, and as the wind did not permit us to go directly, we went round by Kreta against Salmona the city;
Acts 27:8 – and hardly voyaging we passing around it came to the place which is called the Fair Havens. AND it was nigh to the city named Lasia.
Acts 27:9 – And we were there much time, until the day when the day [Tishri, 10th day : about September 20th.] of the fast of the Jihudoyee had also passed, and there had become danger for one to voyage by sea. And Paulos counselled them
Acts 27:10 – and said, Men, I perceive that with distress and much loss we are to voyage, not only to the burden of the ship, but also to our own lives.
Acts 27:11 – But the centurion hearkened to the governor and to the lord of the ship rather than to the counsel of Paulos.
Acts 27:12 – And because that haven was not convenient to winter in, many of us desired to proceed thence, and if possible to come and winter in a certain harbour in Kreta, called Phoniks, and which looked to the south.
Acts 27:13 – And when the wind of the south blew, and we thought we could come as we desired, we sailed round Kreta.
Acts 27:14 – And after a little there came forth against us a blowing of the tempest which is called Tuphonikos Euroklidon;
Acts 27:15 – and the ship was carried away, and could not stand against the wind, and we gave her into its hand.
Acts 27:16 – And when we had passed a certain isle that is called Cyra; we could scarcely take up the boat.
Acts 27:17 – And when we had uplifted her, we girded and strengthened the ship. And because we feared lest we should fall into the precipitancy [Locus declivis, descensus, praecipitium. Greek, snrtiv.] of the sea, we brought down the sails, and so went forward.i
Acts 27:18 – And while there rose against us the hard tempest, the next day we threw the goods into the sea.
Acts 27:19 – And the third day the things of the ship itself we cast forth.
Acts 27:20 – And when the storm had held more days, and neither the sun was seen, nor the moon, nor stars, the hope that we should be saved at all was cut off.
Acts 27:21 – And while no man had taken any food, then stood Paulos among them, and said, Men, if you had been persuaded by me, you would not have voyaged from Kreta, and we should have been exempted from loss, and from this distress.
Acts 27:22 – Yet now I counsel you to be without anxiety; for not one of you will perish, but the ship only.
Acts 27:23 – For in this night there appeared to me the angel of Aloha, (of) him whose I am, and whom I serve.
Acts 27:24 – And he said to me, Fear not, Paulos, for thou art to stand before Caesar; and, behold, Aloha hath given thee the gift of all who voyage with thee.
Acts 27:25 – Therefore, men, take courage; for I believe Aloha, that so it shall be as he hath told me.
Acts 27:26 – Nevertheless, upon a certain island we have to be cast.
Acts 27:27 – AND after fourteen days (in) which we had wandered and been beaten in the sea of Hadrios, in the dividing of the night, the mariners thought that we drew nigh to land.
Acts 27:28 – And they cast the lead, and found twenty cubits; and again a little they proceeded, and found fifteen cubits.
Acts 27:29 – And fearing lest we should be found in a place in which were rocks, they cast forth from the hinder part of the ship four anchors, and prayed that it would become day.
Acts 27:30 – But the mariners sought to escape from the ship, and lowered from her the boat into the sea, on the pretext that they would go in her, and bind the ship to the land.
Acts 27:31 – And when Paulos saw, he said to the centurion and to the soldiers, If these in the ship remain not, you cannot be saved.
Acts 27:32 – Then cut the soldiers the cable of the boat from the ship, and let her drive.
Acts 27:33 – But Paulos himself, until it was morning, persuaded all of them to take food, saying to them, To-day it is fourteen days (in which) from danger you have tasted nothing.
Acts 27:34 – Wherefore I beseech you receive meat for the establishment of your lives; for a hair of the head of one of you will not perish.
Acts 27:35 – And when these he had said, he took bread, and praised Aloha before them all, and he broke and began to eat.
Acts 27:36 – And they were all comforted, and received food.
Acts 27:37 – But we were in the ship two hundred and seventy and six souls.
Acts 27:38 – And when they were satisfied with food, they lightened the ship, and took up the wheat and sent it into the sea.
Acts 27:39 – And when it was day, the sailors knew not what land it was; but they saw along the coast a certain inlet of the sea, (into) which they purposed if possible to drive the ship.
Acts 27:40 – And they cut the anchors [Sic.] from the ship, and left them in the sea, and they loosed the bands of the oars, and raised a small sail to the wind which blew, and went forward to the face of the land.
Acts 27:41 – And the ship struck on a high place between two depths of the sea, and infixed [Infixit se.-TREM. Illisa est.-REG. Resupinata est.-Paris, Min. et Angl. Rupta est.- BUXT. C. R.] herself in it; and her forepart stood upon it, and was immovable, but her afterpart was loosed from the violence of the waves.
Acts 27:42 – And the soldiers would have killed the prisoners, lest they should cast forth to swim, and escape from them;
Acts 27:43 – and the centurion restrained them from this, because he was willing to save Paulos. And those who could cast forth to swim he commanded to be the first to swim, and to pass to the land.
Acts 27:44 – And the rest, on boards, and on other timbers of the ship, passed; and thus all of them escaped to land.
Acts 28:1 – AND afterwards we learned that Melita was called that island.
Acts 28:2 – And the Barbaroyee who dwelt in it many kindnesses showed us. And they kindled a fire, and called all of us to warm, because there was great rain and cold.
Acts 28:3 – And Paulos took many sticks and placed upon the fire; and there came forth a viper from the heat of the fire, and bit (him) in his hand.
Acts 28:4 – And when the Barbaroyee saw it hang upon his hand, they said, Perhaps this man is a murderer, whom, though he is escaped from the sea, justice suffereth not to live.
Acts 28:5 – But Paulos shook his hand, and cast the viper into the fire, and nothing of evil befell him.
Acts 28:6 – But the Barbaroyee expected that he would immediately have swelled and fallen dead upon the ground; and when they had for a great while expected and saw that nothing of evil befell him, they changed their words, and said he was a god.
Acts 28:7 – But there were possessions in that place (belonging) to a certain man whose name was Publios, who himself was the chief of the island; and he cheerfully received us into his house three days.
Acts 28:8 – But the father of Publios was ill in a fever, and a disease of the bowels. And Paulos went in to him, and prayed and laid his hand on him, and healed him.
Acts 28:9 – And when this was done, the rest also of them who were diseased in the island came to him and were cured.
Acts 28:10 – And with great honours they honoured us; and when we went forth from thence they supplied us.
Acts 28:11 – But we went forth after three months and voyaged in an Alexandrine ship which had wintered at the island; and she had upon her the sign of the Twins.
Acts 28:12 – And we came to Sarakosa the city, and remained there three days.
Acts 28:13 – And from thence we went round and came to Regium the city. And after one day the south wind blew, and in two days we came to Putialos, a city of Italia.
Acts 28:14 – And we found there brethren, and they prayed of us, and we were with them seven days, and then went we unto Ruma.
Acts 28:15 – And when the brethren who were there heard, they came forth to meet us unto the street that is called Apios Foros, and unto the Three Taverns. And when Paulos saw them he thanked Aloha, and was strengthened.
Acts 28:16 – And we entered Ruma. And the centurion allowed Paulos to sojourn where he willed, with the soldier, him who guarded him.
Acts 28:17 – And after three days Paulos sent to convoke the principal men of the Jihudoyee; and when they were assembled, he said to them, Men, brethren, I, who in nothing have risen against the people, nor the law of our fathers, in bonds was delivered from Urishlem into the hands of the Rumoyee.
Acts 28:18 – And they who examined me willed to dismiss me, because they found not in me any fault worthy of death.
Acts 28:19 – And when the Jihudoyee had risen against me, I was constrained to call the appeal of Caesar; (yet) not as though I had in any thing to be the accuser of the sons of my people.
Acts 28:20 – Wherefore I have besought you to come, that I might see you, and declare to you these things; for on account of the hope of Israel am I bound with this chain.
Acts 28:21 – They said to him, We have not received letters concerning thee from Jihud, and none of the brethren who have come from Urishlem have spoken any thing evil of thee.
Acts 28:22 – But we are willing to hear from thee what it is that thou thinkest; for we know that this doctrine is by no man received.
Acts 28:23 – AND they appointed him a day; and many assembled and came where he sojourned; and he explained to them concerning the kingdom of Aloha, testifying and persuading them concerning Jeshu, from the law of Musha and from the prophets, from the morning until the evening.
Acts 28:24 – And some of them were persuaded by his words, and others were not persuaded.
Acts 28:25 – And they removed from him, while not agreeing together. And Paulos said to them this word, Well spake the Spirit of Holiness, by the mouth of Eshaia the prophet, against your fathers,
Acts 28:26 – saying, Go unto this people, and say unto them, Hearing, you will hear and will not understand. And you will see, but not discern:
Acts 28:27 – For stupified is the heart of this people, And their hearing they have made heavy, And their eyes have they closed, Lest they should see with their eyes, And hear with their ears, And understand with their hearts, And be turned unto me, and I should forgive them.
Acts 28:28 – Be this therefore known to you, that to the Gentiles is sent this redemption, for they will also hear it.
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Acts 28:30 – And Paulos hired his own house, and was in it two years, and received there all those who came to him.
Acts 28:31 – And he preached concerning the kingdom of Aloha, and taught with confidence concerning our Lord Jeshu Meshiha, none forbidding.