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19 and on the third day they threw the ship’s tackle overboard with their own hands. 20 Since neither sun nor stars appeared for many days, and no small storm was assailing us, from then on all hope of our being saved was slowly abandoned.
21 [a]When many had lost their appetites, Paul then stood among them and said, “[b](A)Men, you should have followed my advice and not have set sail from (B)Crete, and thereby spared yourselves this (C)damage and loss. 22 And yet now I urge you to (D)keep up your courage, for there will be no loss of life among you, but only of the ship. 23 For this very night (E)an angel of the God to whom I belong, (F)whom I also serve, (G)came to me, 24 saying, ‘Do not be afraid, Paul; (H)you must stand before Caesar; and behold, God has graciously granted you (I)all those who are sailing with you.’ 25 Therefore, (J)keep up your courage, men, for I believe God that [c]it will turn out exactly as I have been told.Read full chapter