Before very long, a wind of hurricane force, called the "north-easter," swept down from the island.
But before very long there rushed down from the land a violent wind, called Euraquilo;
But the weather changed abruptly, and a wind of typhoon strength (a "northeaster," they called it) caught the ship and blew it out to sea.
But they were no sooner out to sea than a gale-force wind, the infamous nor'easter, struck.
But after a little time, a very violent wind, named Euraquilo, came down from it with great force.
But soon a violent wind, called the northeaster, rushed down from Crete.
But not long after, a tempestuous head wind arose, called Euroclydon.
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1 tn Grk “a wind like a typhoon.” That is, a very violent wind like a typhoon or hurricane (BDAG 1021 s.v. τυφωνικός).
2 sn Or called Euraquilo (the actual name of the wind, a sailor’s term which was a combination of Greek and Latin). According to Strabo (Geography 1.2.21), this was a violent northern wind.
3 tn Grk “from it”; the referent (the island) has been specified in the translation for clarity.