Treasury of Scripture
And because the haven was not commodious to winter in, the more part advised to depart there also, if by any means they might attain to Phenice, and there to winter; which is an haven of Crete, and lies toward the south west and north west.
Acts 27:8 And, hardly passing it, came to a place which is called The fair havens; near whereunto was the city of Lasea.
Psalm 107:30 Then are they glad because they be quiet; so he brings them to their desired haven.
Phenice. Phenice, was a sea-port on the western side of Crete; probably defended from the fury of the winds by a high and winding shore, forming a semicircle, and perhaps by some small island in front; leaving two openings, one towards the south-west, and the other towards the north-west.
Acts 27:7 And when we had sailed slowly many days, and scarce were come over against Cnidus, the wind not suffering us, we sailed under Crete...
Strong's ConcordanceAnd 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.
Topical BibleAble Adapted Advised Attain Attained Chance Coast Commodious Counsel Counselled Crete Decided Decision Depart Facing Favour Greater Harbor Harbour Haven Hoping Ill Incommodious Inconvenient Lieth Majority North Northeast North-east Northwest North-west Order Perhaps Phenice Phoenice Phoenix Port Possible Putting Reach Reached Sail Somehow South Southeast South-east Southwest South-west Spend Suitable Thence Towards Try Unsuitable West Whether Winter Wintering
Acts Chapter 27 Verse 12
Alphabetical: a and Because both could Crete decided decision facing for from harbor hoping if in majority northwest not of on out Phoenix put reach reached sail sea should Since somehow southwest spend suitable that the there they This to unsuitable was we winter wintering
NT Apostles: Acts 27:12 Because the haven was not suitable (Acts of the Apostles Ac)