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Acts 13:16-41 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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16 Then standing up, Paul motioned with his hand and spoke: "Men of Israel, and you who fear God, listen! 16 Standing up, Paul motioned with his hand and said: "Men of Israel and you Gentiles who worship God, listen to me!
17 The God of this people Israel chose our forefathers, exalted the people during their stay in the land of Egypt, and led them out of it with a mighty arm. 17 The God of the people of Israel chose our fathers; he made the people prosper during their stay in Egypt, with mighty power he led them out of that country,
18 And for about 40 years He put up with them in the desert; 18 he endured their conduct for about forty years in the desert,
19 then after destroying seven nations in the land of Canaan, He gave their land to them as an inheritance. 19 he overthrew seven nations in Canaan and gave their land to his people as their inheritance.
20 This all took about 450 years. After this, He gave them judges until Samuel the prophet. 20 All this took about 450 years. "After this, God gave them judges until the time of Samuel the prophet.
21 Then they asked for a king, so God gave them Saul the son of Kish, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, for 40 years. 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.
22 After removing him, He raised up David as their king, of whom He testified: ' I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after My heart, who will carry out all My will.' 22 After removing Saul, he made David their king. He 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.'
23 "From this man's descendants, according to the promise, God brought the Savior, Jesus, to Israel. 23 "From this man's descendants God has brought to Israel the Savior Jesus, as he promised.
24 Before He came to public attention, John had previously proclaimed a baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel. 24 Before the coming of Jesus, John preached repentance and baptism to all the people of Israel.
25 Then as John was completing his life work, he said, 'Who do you think I am? I am not the One. But look! Someone is coming after me, and I am not worthy to untie the sandals on His feet.' 25 As John was completing his work, he said: 'Who do you think I am? I am not that one. No, but he is coming after me, whose sandals I am not worthy to untie.'
26 "Brothers, sons of Abraham's race, and those among you who fear God, the message of this salvation has been sent to us. 26 "Brothers, children of Abraham, and you God-fearing Gentiles, it is to us that this message of salvation has been sent.
27 For the residents of Jerusalem and their rulers, since they did not recognize Him or the voices of the prophets that are read every Sabbath, have fulfilled their words by condemning Him. 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.
28 Though they found no grounds for the death penalty, they asked Pilate to have Him killed. 28 Though they found no proper ground for a death sentence, they asked Pilate to have him executed.
29 When they had fulfilled all that had been written about Him, they took Him down from the tree and put Him in a tomb. 29 When they had carried out all that was written about him, they took him down from the tree and laid him in a tomb.
30 But God raised Him from the dead, 30 But God raised him from the dead,
31 and He appeared for many days to those who came up with Him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are now His witnesses to the people. 31 and for many days he was seen by those who had traveled with him from Galilee to Jerusalem. They are now his witnesses to our people.
32 And we ourselves proclaim to you the good news of the promise that was made to our forefathers. 32 "We tell you the good news: What God promised our fathers
33 God has fulfilled this to us their children by raising up Jesus, as it is written in the second Psalm: You are My Son; today I have become Your Father. 33 he has fulfilled for us, their children, by raising up Jesus. As it is written in the second Psalm: " 'You are my Son; today I have become your Father. '
34 Since He raised Him from the dead, never to return to decay, He has spoken in this way, I will grant you the faithful covenant blessings made to David. 34 The fact that God raised him from the dead, never to decay, is stated in these words: " 'I will give you the holy and sure blessings promised to David.'
35 Therefore He also says in another passage, You will not allow Your Holy One to see decay. 35 So it is stated elsewhere: " 'You will not let your Holy One see decay.'
36 For David, after serving his own generation in God's plan, fell asleep, was buried with his fathers, and decayed. 36 "For when David had served God's purpose in his own generation, he fell asleep; he was buried with his fathers and his body decayed.
37 But the One whom God raised up did not decay. 37 But the one whom God raised from the dead did not see decay.
38 Therefore, let it be known to you, brothers, that through this man forgiveness of sins is being proclaimed to you, 38 "Therefore, my brothers, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you.
39 and everyone who believes in Him is justified from everything, which you could not be justified from through the law of Moses. 39 Through him everyone who believes is justified from everything you could not be justified from by the law of Moses.
40 So beware that what is said in the prophets does not happen to you: 40 Take care that what the prophets have said does not happen to you:
41 Look, you scoffers, marvel and vanish away, because I am doing a work in your days, a work that you will never believe, even if someone were to explain it to you. " 41 " 'Look, you scoffers, wonder and perish, for I am going to do something in your days that you would never believe, even if someone told you.' "