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Bible Commentaries

Scofield's Reference Notes

Acts 27

Verse 1

centurion

Commander of 100 soldiers.

Verse 9

fast

The fast was on the tenth day of the seventh month. Leviticus 23:27; Leviticus 23:29.

Verse 17

fall

be cast upon the Syrtis.

Verse 23

the angel

an angel of the God whose I am, whom also I serve. (See Scofield " :-") .

Verse 28

fathoms

One fathom = between 6 and 7 feet.

Verse 37

two hundred

Some ancient authorities read, about threescore and sixteen souls.

Verse 40

taken up

Or, cut the anchors, they left them in the sea, etc.

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Bibliographical Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Acts 27". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/srn/acts-27.html. 1917.