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Acts 27:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But the centurion gave more heed to the master and to the owner of the ship, than to those things which were spoken by Paul.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Nevertheless the centurion believed the master and the owner of the ship, more than those things which were spoken by Paul.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But the centurion was more persuaded by the pilot and the captain of the ship than by what was being said by Paul.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Nevertheless, the centurion believed the master and the owner of the ship more than the things which were spoken by Paul.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But the centurion believed rather the helmsman and the shipowner than what was said by Paul.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, the centurion, by the master, and by the shipowner, was more persuaded than by the things which, by Paul, were spoken.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— but the centurion to the pilot and to the shipowner gave credence more than to the things spoken by Paul;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But the centurion believed the pilot and the master of the ship, more than those things which were said by Paul.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Neuerthelesse, the Centurion beleeued the master and the owner of the shippe, more then those things which were spoken by Paul.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But the centurion hearkened to the governor and to the lord of the ship rather than to the counsel of Paulos.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— But the centurion listened to the pilot, and to the owner of the ship, more than to the words of Paul.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Nevertheless 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
centurion 1543
{1543} Prime
ἑκατοντάρχης
hekatontarches
{hek-at-on-tar'-khace}
From G1540 and G0757; the captain of one hundred men.
believed 3982
{3982} Prime
πείθω
peitho
{pi'-tho}
A primary verb; to convince (by argument, true or false); by analogy to pacify or conciliate (by other fair means); reflexively or passively to assent (to evidence or authority), to rely (by inward certainty).
z5712
<5712> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 83
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
master 2942
{2942} Prime
κυβερνήτης
kubernetes
{koo-ber-nay'-tace}
From the same as G2941; helmsman, that is, (by implication) captain.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
owner of the ship, 3490
{3490} Prime
ναύκληρος
naukleros
{now'-klay-ros}
From G3491 and G2819 ('clerk'); a captain.
more 3123
{3123} Prime
μᾶλλον
mallon
{mal'-lon}
Neuter of the comparative of the same as G3122; (adverb) more (in a greater degree) or rather.
than 2228
{2228} Prime

e
{ay}
A primary particle of distinction between two connected terms; disjunctive, or; comparative, than.
those things which were spoken 3004
{3004} Prime
λέγω
lego
{leg'-o}
A primary verb; properly to 'lay' forth, that is, (figuratively) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean.
z5746
<5746> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 360
by 5259
{5259} Prime
ὑπό
hupo
{hoop-o'}
A primary preposition; under, that is, (with the genitive) of place (beneath), or with verbs (the agency or means, through); (with the accusative) of place (whither [underneath] or where [below]) or time (when [at]).
Paul. 3972
{3972} Prime
Παῦλος
Paulos
{pow'-los}
Of Latin origin; (little; but remotely from a derivative of G3973, meaning the same); Paulus, the name of a Roman and of an apostle.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Acts 27:11

_ _ Nevertheless the centurion believed the master and owner ... more than ... Paul — He would naturally think them best able to judge, and there was much to say for their opinion, as the bay at Fair Havens, being open to nearly one-half of the compass, could not be a good winter harbor.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 27:1-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 27:11

The centurion regarded the master — And indeed it is a general rule, believe an artificer in his own art. Yet when there is the greatest need, a real Christian will often advise even better than him.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Acts 27:11

(3) Nevertheless the centurion believed the master and the owner of the ship, more than those things which were spoken by Paul.

(3) Men cast themselves willingly into an infinite amount of dangers, when they choose to follow their own wisdom, rather than God, when he speaks by the mouth of his servants.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
believed:

Acts 27:21 But after long abstinence Paul stood forth in the midst of them, and said, Sirs, ye should have hearkened unto me, and not have loosed from Crete, and to have gained this harm and loss.
Exodus 9:20-21 He that feared the word of the LORD among the servants of Pharaoh made his servants and his cattle flee into the houses: ... And he that regarded not the word of the LORD left his servants and his cattle in the field.
2 Kings 6:10 And the king of Israel sent to the place which the man of God told him and warned him of, and saved himself there, not once nor twice.
Proverbs 27:12 A prudent [man] foreseeth the evil, [and] hideth himself; [but] the simple pass on, [and] are punished.
Ezekiel 3:17-18 Son of man, I have made thee a watchman unto the house of Israel: therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me. ... When I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die; and thou givest him not warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save his life; the same wicked [man] shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thine hand.
Ezekiel 33:4 Then whosoever heareth the sound of the trumpet, and taketh not warning; if the sword come, and take him away, his blood shall be upon his own head.
Hebrews 11:7 By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.
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