Now when it was day, g they did not recognize the land, but they noticed a bay with a beach, on which they planned if possible to run the ship ashore.
So they cast off the anchors and left them in the sea, at the same time loosening the ropes that tied the rudders. Then hoisting the foresail to the wind they made for the beach.
But striking a reef, h they ran the vessel aground. The bow stuck and remained immovable, and the stern was being broken up by the surf.
i The soldiers' plan was to kill the prisoners, lest any should swim away and escape.
But the centurion, j wishing to save Paul, kept them from carrying out their plan. He ordered those who could swim to jump overboard first and make for the land,
and the rest on planks or on pieces of the ship. And so it was that k all were brought safely to land.
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After we were brought safely through, we then learned that the island was called Malta.
2 Corinthians 11:25
Three times I was beaten with rods. Once I was stoned. Three times I was shipwrecked; a night and a day I was adrift at sea.
And after Herod searched for him and did not find him, he examined the sentries and ordered that they should be put to death. Then he went down from Judea to Caesarea and spent time there.
The next day we put in at Sidon. And Julius treated Paul kindly and gave him leave to go to his friends and be cared for.
Yet now I urge you to take heart, for there will be no loss of life among you, but only of the ship.