However, the men rowed desperately to return to land but they could not, for the sea was becoming even stormier against them.
Seeing them straining at the oars, for the wind was against them, at about the fourth watch of the night He came to them, walking on the sea; and He intended to pass by them.
Then, when they had rowed about three or four miles, they saw Jesus walking on the sea and drawing near to the boat; and they were frightened.
"All who handle the oar, The sailors and all the pilots of the sea Will come down from their ships; They will stand on the land,
"The inhabitants of Sidon and Arvad were your rowers; Your wise men, O Tyre, were aboard; they were your pilots.
"Your rowers have brought you Into great waters; The east wind has broken you In the heart of the seas.
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