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Cauda
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
Also translated as “Clauda.” A small island located 23 miles south of Crete. The crew of the ship carrying Paul to Rome briefly stopped here to secure the ship’s boat during a storm (Acts 27:16). It can be identified with modern Gaudos.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Cauda
Cauda (Καῦδα, Kauda). Also translated as “Clauda.” A small island located 23 miles south of Crete. The crew of the ship carrying Paul to Rome briefly stopped here to secure the ship’s boat during a storm (Acts 27:16). It can be identified with modern Gaudos.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Cauda (Place)
CAUDA (PLACE) [Gk Kauda (Καυδα)]. A small island (modern Gozzo or Gaudos) located approximately 23 miles S of Crete (34°50´N; 24°05´E) mentioned in Acts 27:16. Julius the centurion, Paul, and other prisoners boarded a large Alexandrian grain ship bound for Rome at Myra. Strong winds forced the ship to
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Cauda
Cauda. Small island south of Crete. The ship carrying the apostle Paul to Rome sought temporary refuge at Cauda during a storm (Acts 27:16). In the lee (calmer waters) behind the island the sailors hoisted on board a boat being towed by the ship and made efforts to strengthen the ship’s hull. Even after
Clauda
Clauda. Ancient name of a small island south of Crete, in Acts 27:16.See Cauda.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Cauda
Cauda kô̄̀də [Gk. Kauda, several MSS Klauda] (Acts 27:16); AV CLAUDA. An island 23 mi (37 km) W of Cape Matala, S of Crete. The reading “Cauda” is supported by π74 אcor B etc., and by the modern name Gozzo or Gaudos.It is a small island, and could never have supported a large population. Its elevation
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Cauda
CAUDA Small island south of Crete. The ship carrying the apostle Paul to Rome sought temporary refuge at Cauda during a storm (Acts 27:16). In the lee (calmer waters) behind the island the sailors hoisted on board a boat being towed by the ship and made efforts to strengthen the ship’s hull. Even after
Clauda
CLAUDA* Ancient name (and variant spelling) of a small island south of Crete, in Acts 27:16. See Cauda.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Cauda
Cauda (kaw´duh), a small island (modern Gavdos) southwest of Crete, by which Paul sailed toward Malta, en route to Rome (Acts 27:16).
Island
island. A number of specific islands are referred to in the Bible.1 Arvad, in northern Phoenicia, an island-city located two miles offshore (Ezek. 27:8, 11).2 Cauda, a small island south of Crete where, according to Acts, Paul took refuge during a storm (27:13–17).3 Chios, an island off the northern
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Clauda
CLAUDA. A small island about 23 miles from the SW shore of Crete. Spelled Cauda in ASV and RSV, it is now called Gaudos or Gozzo. On Paul’s journey to Rome his ship sailed under the lee of Clauda after a storm prevented its reaching a safe harbor at Crete (Acts 27:16).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Cauda
CAUDA, modern Gavdho (Gozzo), is an island off the S of Crete. Some ancient authorities call it Clauda (as in av). Paul’s ship was in the vicinity of Cape Matala when the wind changed from S to a strong ENE, and drove it some 40 km before it came under the lee of Cauda, where the crew were at last able
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Cauda
Cauda (Gk. Kaúda)A small island, now called Gaudos, ca. 37 km. (23 mi.) S of Crete, mentioned in connection with the sudden gale that hit the ship carrying Paul and other prisoners to Rome (Acts 27:16; NRSV mg. “Clauda”). By taking shelter to the lee side (south) of the island, the crew was able to
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Cauda
Cauda [kôˊdə] (Gk. Kauda). A small island, now called Gaudos, about 37 km. (23 mi.) south of Crete, mentioned in connection with the sudden gale that hit the ship ca carrying Paul and other prisoners to Rome (Acts 27:16; RSV mg., KJV “Clauda”). By taking shelter to the lee side (south) of
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Cauda
Cau´da. Acts 27:16. The form given in the Revised Version to Clauda, an island south of Crete. It bears a closer relation to the modern name Gaudonesi of the Greek, the Gauda of P. Mela. (Clauda.Ed.)
Clauda
Clau´da (lame), Acts 27:16, a small island nearly due west of Cape Matala on the south coast of Crete, and nearly due south of Phœnice; now Gozzo.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Clauda
CLAU´DA (klawʹda). A small island twenty-two miles S of the W end of Crete. Pliny calls it Gaudos. Ptolemy calls it Klaudos; it is now called Gavdos. Paul passed this island on his voyage to Rome (Acts 27:16).