FAIR HAVENS (Gr. Kaloi Limenes). A small bay on the south coast of Crete, about five miles (eight km.) east of Cape Matala. Paul stayed there for a time on his way to Rome (
FAIR HAVENS (καλοὶ λιμένες, fair harbors). A bay near Lasea on the S coast of Crete about five m. E of Cape Matala.
Paul in the custody of a centurion sailed W from Cnidus on an Alexandrian grain ship. The weather forced them to sail on the S side of Crete. They passed Cape Salome, the eastern tip of the island and took refuge at
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
ha’-v’-nz (Kaloi Limenes): A roadstead on the South coast of Crete, about 5 miles East of Cape Matala, the most southerly point of the island. The harbor is formed by a bay, open to the East, and sheltered on the Southwest by two small islands. Here Paul waited for a considerable time (