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Κρήτη, ῆς, ἡ
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Crete, a large island in the eastern part of the Mediterranean, Acts 27:7, 12f., 21, Tit. 1:5*

Greek-English Concordance for Κρήτη

Acts 27:7 We sailed slowly for a number of days and arrived with difficulty off Cnidus, and as the wind did not allow us to go farther, we sailed under the lee of Crete (Krētēn | Κρήτην | acc sg fem) off Salmone.
Acts 27:12 And since the harbor was unsuitable to winter in, the majority made a decision to put out to sea from there, if somehow they might be able to reach Phoenix, a harbor of Crete (Krētēs | Κρήτης | gen sg fem), facing both southwest and northwest, and spend the winter there.
Acts 27:13 Now when the south wind blew gently, thinking that they had obtained their purpose, they weighed anchor and sailed along Crete (Krētēn | Κρήτην | acc sg fem), close to the shore.
Acts 27:21 Since they had long been without food, Paul stood up in their midst and said, “Men, you should have followed my advice and not set sail from Crete (Krētēs | Κρήτης | gen sg fem) and incurred this injury and loss.
Titus 1:5 For this reason I left you in Crete (Krētē | Κρήτῃ | dat sg fem), so that you might put right the remaining things and appoint elders in every town, as I directed you —