Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Acts 27:18 in English Standard Version "Since we were violently storm-tossed, they began the next day to jettison the cargo." Jon 1:5 Then the mariners were afraid, and each cried out to his god. And they hurled the cargo that was in the ship into the sea to lighten it for them. But Jonah had gone down into the inner part of the ship and had lain down and was fast asleep. Ac 27:38 And when they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, throwing out the wheat into the sea.