Now 1 a great windstorm 2 developed and the waves were breaking into the boat, so that the boat was nearly swamped.
Job 1:12,19; Ps 107:23-31; Jon 1:4; Mt 8:23,24; Lu 8:22,23; Ac 27:14-20,41; 2Co 11:25
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1 tn Grk “And.” Here καί (kai) has been translated as “now” to indicate the transition to a new topic.
2 tn Or “a squall.”
sn The Sea of Galilee is located in a depression some 700 ft (200 m) below sea level and is surrounded by hills. Frequently a rush of wind and the right mix of temperatures can cause a storm to come suddenly on the lake. Storms on the Sea of Galilee were known for their suddenness and violence.