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Acts 27:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and when the ship was caught, and could not face the wind, we gave way [to it], and were driven.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And when the ship was caught, and could not bear up into the wind, we let [her] drive.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— and when the ship was caught [in it] and could not face the wind, we gave way [to it] and let ourselves be driven along.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And when the ship was caught, and could not bear up into the wind, we let [her] drive.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the ship being caught and driven, and not able to bring her head to the wind, letting her go we were driven [before it].
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and, the ship being caught and we not being able to bring her head to the wind, we let her go, and were borne along.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the ship being caught, and not being able to bear up against the wind, having given [her] up, we were borne on,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And when the ship was caught and could not bear up against the wind, giving up the ship to the winds, we were driven.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And when the ship was caught, and could not beare vp into the winde, we let her driue.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— and the ship was carried away, and could not stand against the wind, and we gave her into its hand.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And the ship was whirled about by the wind, and could not keep head to it; and we resigned [the ship] to its power.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
when 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).
ship 4143
{4143} Prime
πλοῖον
ploion
{ploy'-on}
From G4126; a sailer, that is, vessel.
was caught, 4884
{4884} Prime
συναρπάζω
sunarpazo
{soon-ar-pad'-zo}
From G4862 and G0726; to snatch together, that is, seize.
z5685
<5685> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 215
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.
could 1410
{1410} Prime
δύναμαι
dunamai
{doo'-nam-ahee}
Of uncertain affinity; to be able or possible.
z5740
<5740> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 544
not 3361
{3361} Prime
μή
me
{may}
A primary particle of qualified negation (whereas G3756 expresses an absolute denial); (adverbially) not, (conjugationally) lest; also (as interrogitive implying a negative answer [whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one]); whether.
bear up x503
(0503) Complement
ἀντοφθαλμέω
antophthalmeo
{ant-of-thal-meh'-o}
From a compound of G0473 and G3788; to face.
into y503
[0503] Standard
ἀντοφθαλμέω
antophthalmeo
{ant-of-thal-meh'-o}
From a compound of G0473 and G3788; to face.
z5721
<5721> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 647
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).
wind, 417
{0417} Prime
ἄνεμος
anemos
{an'-em-os}
From the base of G0109; wind; (plural) by implication (the four) quarters (of the earth).
we let [her] drive. 1929
{1929} Prime
ἐπιδίδωμι
epididomi
{ep-ee-did'-o-mee}
From G1909 and G1325; to give over (by hand or surrender).
5342
{5342} Prime
φέρω
phero
{fer'-o}
A primary verb (for which other and apparently not cognate ones are used in certain tenses only; namely οἴω [[oio]], {oy'-o}; and ἐνέγκω [[enegko]], {en-eng'-ko}); to 'bear' or carry (in a very wide application, literally and figuratively.
z5631
<5631> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 889
z5712
<5712> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 83
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Acts 27:14-15.


Acts 27:15

_ _ could not bear up into — “face”

_ _ the wind, we let her drift — before the gale.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 27:12-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
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Acts 27:27 But when the fourteenth night was come, as we were driven up and down in Adria, about midnight the shipmen deemed that they drew near to some country;
James 3:4 Behold also the ships, which though [they be] so great, and [are] driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth.
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