Treasury of Scripture
And when they had taken up the anchors, they committed themselves to the sea, and loosed the rudder bands, and hoisted up the mainsail to the wind, and made toward shore.
taken up, etc. or, cut the anchors, they left them in the sea, etc. ver.
Acts 27:29,30 Then fearing lest we should have fallen on rocks, they cast four anchors out of the stern, and wished for the day...
the rudder bands. Or, 'the bands of the rudders;' for large vessels in ancient times had two or more rudders, which were fastened to the ship by means of bands, or chains, by which they were hoisted out of the water when incapable of being used. These bands being loosed, the rudders would fall into their proper places, and serve to steer the vessel into the creek, which they had in view, and hoisted.
Isaiah 33:23 Your tacklings are loosed; they could not well strengthen their mast, they could not spread the sail...
Strong's ConcordanceAnd when they had taken up the anchors, they committed [themselves] unto the sea, and loosed the rudder bands, and hoised up the mainsail to the wind, and made toward shore.
Topical BibleAnchors Bands Beach Cast Casting Committed Committing Cords Cut Cutting Direction Foresail Freeing Guiding-blades Heading Held Hoised Hoisted Hoisting Hooks Inlet Lashings Letting Lifting Loose Loosed Loosening Loosing Mainsail Making Paddle-rudders Ropes Rudder Rudders Sail Secured Shore Strand Themselves Tied Towards Unloosing Untied Untying Wind
Acts Chapter 27 Verse 40
Alphabetical: anchors and at beach casting Cutting for foresail heading held hoisted hoisting in left loose loosening made of off ropes rudders same sea that the them Then they time to untied were while wind
NT Apostles: Acts 27:40 Casting off the anchors they left them (Acts of the Apostles Ac)