There the centurion found an Alexandrian ship sailing for Italy and put us on board.
There the centurion found an Alexandrian ship sailing for Italy, and he put us aboard it.
There the officer found an Egyptian ship from Alexandria that was bound for Italy, and he put us on board.
There the centurion found an Egyptian ship headed for Italy and transferred us on board.
And there the captain came across a ship of Alexandria, sailing for Italy, and put us in it.
There the centurion found an Alexandrian ship bound for Italy and put us on board.
There the centurion found an Alexandrian ship sailing to Italy, and he put us on board.
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1 sn See the note on the word centurion in 10:1.
2 tn Grk “finding.” The participle εὑρών (Jeurwn) has been translated as a finite verb due to requirements of contemporary English style.
3 sn Alexandria (modern Alexandria) was a great city of northern Egypt which was a center for grain trade to Rome. Therefore this type of travel connection was common at the time. For a winter journey (considered hazardous) there were special bonuses and insurance provided (Suetonius, Life of Claudius 18.1-2).