17 so the men hoisted it aboard. Then they passed ropes under the ship itself to hold it together. Because they were afraid they would run aground(A) on the sandbars of Syrtis, they lowered the sea anchor[a] and let the ship be driven along.

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 27:17 Or the sails

39 When daylight came, they did not recognize the land, but they saw a bay with a sandy beach,(A) where they decided to run the ship aground if they could.

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