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Acts 13:16-41

NRS 16 So Paul stood up and with a gesture began to speak: "You Israelites, and others who fear God, listen. NIV 16 Standing up, Paul motioned with his hand and said: "Men of Israel and you Gentiles who worship God, listen to me! NRS 17 The God of this people Israel chose our ancestors and made the people great during their stay in the land of Egypt, and with uplifted arm he led 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, NRS 18 For about forty years he put up with them in the wilderness. NIV 18 he endured their conduct for about forty years in the desert, NRS 19 After he had destroyed seven nations in the land of Canaan, he gave them their land as an inheritance NIV 19 he overthrew seven nations in Canaan and gave their land to his people as their inheritance. NRS 20 for about four hundred fifty years. After that he gave them judges until the time of the prophet Samuel. NIV 20 All this took about 450 years. "After this, God gave them judges until the time of Samuel the prophet. NRS 21 Then they asked for a king; and God gave them Saul son of Kish, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, who reigned for 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. NRS 22 When he had removed him, he made David their king. In his testimony about him he said, "I have found David, son of Jesse, to be a man after my heart, who will carry out all my wishes.' 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.' NRS 23 Of this man's posterity God has brought to Israel a Savior, Jesus, as he promised; NIV 23 "From this man's descendants God has brought to Israel the Savior Jesus, as he promised. NRS 24 before his coming John had already proclaimed a 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. NRS 25 And as John was finishing his work, he said, "What do you suppose that I am? I am not he. No, but one is coming after me; I am not worthy to untie the thong of the sandals on his feet.' 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.' NRS 26 "My brothers, you descendants of Abraham's family, and others who fear God, to us the message of this salvation has been sent. NIV 26 "Brothers, children of Abraham, and you God-fearing Gentiles, it is to us that this message of salvation has been sent. NRS 27 Because the residents of Jerusalem and their leaders did not recognize him or understand the words of the prophets that are read every sabbath, they fulfilled those words by 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. NRS 28 Even though they found no cause for a sentence of death, they asked Pilate to have him killed. NIV 28 Though they found no proper ground for a death sentence, they asked Pilate to have him executed. NRS 29 When they had carried out everything that was written about him, they took him down from the tree and laid him in a tomb. 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. NRS 30 But God raised him from the dead; NIV 30 But God raised him from the dead, NRS 31 and for many days he appeared to those who came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, and they are now his witnesses to 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. NRS 32 And we bring you the good news that what God promised to our ancestors NIV 32 "We tell you the good news: What God promised our fathers NRS 33 he has fulfilled for us, their children, by raising Jesus; as also it is written in the second psalm, "You are my Son; today I have begotten you.' 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. ' NRS 34 As to his raising him from the dead, no more to return to corruption, he has spoken in this way, "I will give you the holy promises made to 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.' NRS 35 Therefore he has also said in another psalm, "You will not let your Holy One experience corruption.' NIV 35 So it is stated elsewhere: " 'You will not let your Holy One see decay.' NRS 36 For David, after he had served the purpose of God in his own generation, died, was laid beside his ancestors, and experienced 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. NRS 37 but he whom God raised up experienced no corruption. NIV 37 But the one whom God raised from the dead did not see decay. NRS 38 Let it be known to you therefore, my brothers, that through this man forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you; NIV 38 "Therefore, my brothers, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you. NRS 39 by this Jesus everyone who believes is set free from all those sins from which you could not be freed 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. NRS 40 Beware, therefore, that what the prophets said does not happen to you: NIV 40 Take care that what the prophets have said does not happen to you: NRS 41 "Look, you scoffers! Be amazed and perish, for in your days I am doing a work, a work that you will never believe, even if someone tells 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.' "