Cretes and Arabians, we do hear them speak in our tongues the wonderful works of God.
And when we had sailed slowly many days, and scarce were come over against Cnidus, the wind not suffering us, we sailed under Crete, over against Salmone;
And 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.
And when the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their
purpose, loosing thence
, they sailed close by Crete.
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.
For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee: