Fair Havens

Fair Havens (Fair hay´vinz)

A bay on the south-central coast of Crete, where Paul’s ship put in on his journey to Rome (Acts 27:8); it is still known by the same name in Greek. Weighing anchor here in the fall, Paul’s ship, against his advice, made a run for the safer harbor of Phoenix to the west, but was driven off course by a sudden northeast wind (Acts 27:9-15).

Acts 27:8

8Sailing past it with difficulty, we came to a place called Fair Havens, near the city of Lasea.

Acts 27:9-15

9Since much time had been lost and sailing was now dangerous, because even the Fast had already gone by, Paul advised them,10saying, “Sirs, I can see that the v ... View more

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