Study Dictionary
Index A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Table of Contents
SMITH: SYRTIS, THE
Syriac | Syriac Versions | Syrophenician | Syrophoenician | Syrtis | Syrtis, The | Syzygus | Taanach | Taanach-shilo | Taanath Shiloh | Taanathshiloh

Syrtis, The

Google Maps: Syrtis (31° 45´, 18° 30´)

SYRTIS, THE [SMITH]

(Acts 27:17) in the Revised Version in place of "quicksands" in the Authorized Version. It was the well-known Syrtis Major , the terror of all Mediterranean sailors. "It is a dangerous shallow on the coast of Africa, between Tripoli and Barca, southwest of the island of Crete." The other Syrtis Syrtis Minor , was too far west to be feared by Paul?s fellow voyagers. --ED.


TIP #01: Welcome to the NEXT Bible Web Interface and Study System!! [ALL]
created in 0.02 seconds
powered by bible.org