Parallel Bible results for Acts 13:16-41

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Acts 13:16-41

KJV 16 Then Paul stood up , and beckoning with his hand said , Men of Israel, and ye that fear God, give audience . NIV 16 Standing up, Paul motioned with his hand and said: "Men of Israel and you Gentiles who worship God, listen to me! KJV 17 The God of this people of Israel chose our fathers, and exalted the people when they dwelt as strangers in the land of Egypt, and with an high arm brought he them out of it. NIV 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, KJV 18 And about the time of forty years suffered he their manners in the wilderness. NIV 18 he endured their conduct for about forty years in the desert, KJV 19 And when he had destroyed seven nations in the land of Chanaan, he divided their land to them by lot . NIV 19 he overthrew seven nations in Canaan and gave their land to his people as their inheritance. KJV 20 And after that he gave unto them judges about the space of four hundred and fifty years, until Samuel the prophet. NIV 20 All this took about 450 years. "After this, God gave them judges until the time of Samuel the prophet. KJV 21 And afterward they desired a king: and God gave unto them Saul the son of Cis, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, by the space of forty years. NIV 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. KJV 22 And when he had removed him, he raised up unto them David to be their king; to whom also he gave testimony , and said , I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after mine own heart, which shall fulfil all my will. NIV 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.' KJV 23 Of this man's seed hath God according to his promise raised unto Israel a Saviour, Jesus: NIV 23 "From this man's descendants God has brought to Israel the Savior Jesus, as he promised. KJV 24 When John had first preached before his coming the baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel. NIV 24 Before the coming of Jesus, John preached repentance and baptism to all the people of Israel. KJV 25 And as John fulfilled his course, he said , Whom think ye that I am ? I am not he. But, behold , there cometh one after me, whose shoes of his feet I am not worthy to loose . NIV 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.' KJV 26 Men and brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you feareth God, to you is the word of this salvation sent . NIV 26 "Brothers, children of Abraham, and you God-fearing Gentiles, it is to us that this message of salvation has been sent. KJV 27 For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they knew him not , nor yet the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath day, they have fulfilled them in condemning him. NIV 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. KJV 28 And though they found no cause of death in him, yet desired they Pilate that he should be slain . NIV 28 Though they found no proper ground for a death sentence, they asked Pilate to have him executed. KJV 29 And when they had fulfilled all that was written of him, they took him down from the tree, and laid him in a sepulchre. NIV 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. KJV 30 But God raised him from the dead: NIV 30 But God raised him from the dead, KJV 31 And he was seen many days of them which came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses unto the people. NIV 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. KJV 32 And we declare unto you glad tidings , how that the promise which was made unto the fathers, NIV 32 "We tell you the good news: What God promised our fathers KJV 33 God hath fulfilled the same unto us their children, in that he hath raised up Jesus again ; as it is also written in the second psalm, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee. NIV 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. ' KJV 34 And as concerning that he raised him up from the dead, now no more to return to corruption, he said on this wise , I will give you the sure mercies of David. NIV 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.' KJV 35 Wherefore he saith also in another psalm, Thou shalt not suffer thine Holy One to see corruption. NIV 35 So it is stated elsewhere: " 'You will not let your Holy One see decay.' KJV 36 For David, after he had served his own generation by the will of God, fell on sleep , and was laid unto his fathers, and saw corruption: NIV 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. KJV 37 But he, whom God raised again , saw no corruption. NIV 37 But the one whom God raised from the dead did not see decay. KJV 38 Be it known unto you therefore, men and brethren, that through this man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins: NIV 38 "Therefore, my brothers, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you. KJV 39 And by him all that believe are justified from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses. NIV 39 Through him everyone who believes is justified from everything you could not be justified from by the law of Moses. KJV 40 Beware therefore, lest that come upon you, which is spoken of in the prophets; NIV 40 Take care that what the prophets have said does not happen to you: KJV 41 Behold , ye despisers, and wonder , and perish : for I work a work in your days, a work which ye shall in no wise believe , though a man declare it unto you. NIV 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.' "