Acts 13:17-27 NIV

17 The God of the people of Israel chose our ancestors; he made the people prosper during their stay in Egypt; with mighty power he led them out of that country;

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18 for about forty years he endured their conducta in the wilderness;

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    • ˆ 13:18 - Some manuscripts "he cared for them"
      19 and he overthrew seven nations in Canaan, giving their land to his people as their inheritance.

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      20 All this took about 450 years. “After this, God gave them judges until the time of Samuel the prophet.

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      21 Then the people asked for a king, and he gave them Saul son of Kish, of the tribe of Benjamin, who ruled forty years.

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      22 After removing Saul, he made David their king. God testified concerning him: ‘I have found David son of Jesse, a man after my own heart; he will do everything I want him to do.’

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      23 “From this man’s descendants God has brought to Israel the Savior Jesus, as he promised.

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      24 Before the coming of Jesus, John preached repentance and baptism to all the people of Israel.

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      25 As John was completing his work, he said: ‘Who do you suppose I am? I am not the one you are looking for. But there is one coming after me whose sandals I am not worthy to untie.’

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      26 “Fellow children of Abraham and you God-fearing Gentiles, it is to us that this message of salvation has been sent.

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      27 The people of Jerusalem and their rulers did not recognize Jesus, yet in condemning him they fulfilled the words of the prophets that are read every Sabbath.

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