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of the ship.
ACT 27:20 And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared, and no
small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was then taken
ACT 27:21 But after long abstinence Paul stood forth in the midst of
them, and said, Sirs, ye should have hearkened unto me, and not have
loosed from Crete, and to have gained this harm and loss.
ACT 27:22 And now I exhort you to be of good cheer: for there shall be
no loss of any man's life among you, but of the ship.
ACT 27:23 For there stood by me this night the angel of God, whose I
am, and whom I serve,
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