Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
After hoisting it on board, they used ropes to brace the ship, and as they were afraid of being cast on the Syrtis banks, they lowered the sail, and let the ship drift.
The sailors wanted to escape from the ship, and actually lowered the boat into the sea, pretending that they were going to run out anchors from the bow,
This hope is like an anchor for our souls. It reaches up secure and strong into the sanctuary behind the heavenly curtain,