The King James Version Bible

Acts 27:9-18

  1. Now when much time was spent, and when sailing was now dangerous, because the fast was now already past, Paul admonished them,

  2. And said unto them, Sirs, I perceive that this voyage will be with hurt and much damage, not only of the lading and ship, but also of our lives.

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

  4. And because the haven was not commodious to winter in, the more part advised to depart thence also, if by any means they might attain to Phenice, and there to winter; which is an haven of Crete, and lieth toward the south west and north west.

  5. And when the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, loosing thence, they sailed close by Crete.

  6. But not long after there arose against it a tempestuous wind, called Euroclydon.

  7. And when the ship was caught, and could not bear up into the wind, we let her drive.

  8. And running under a certain island which is called Clauda, we had much work to come by the boat:

  9. Which when they had taken up, they used helps, undergirding the ship; and, fearing lest they should fall into the quicksands, strake sail, and so were driven.

  10. And we being exceedingly tossed with a tempest, the next day they lightened the ship;