Acts 13:20

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

Acts 13:20 in Other Translations

KJV
20 And after that he gave unto them judges about the space of four hundred and fifty years, until Samuel the prophet.
ESV
20 All this took about 450 years. And after that he gave them judges until Samuel the prophet.
NLT
20 All this took about 450 years. “After that, God gave them judges to rule until the time of Samuel the prophet.
MSG
20 a span in all of about four hundred fifty years.
CSB
20 This all took about 450 years. After this, He gave them judges until Samuel the prophet.

Acts 13:20 In-Context

18 for about forty years he endured their conduct in the wilderness;
19 and he overthrew seven nations in Canaan, giving their land to his people as their inheritance.
20 All this took about 450 years. “After this, God gave them judges until the time of Samuel the prophet.
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 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.’

Cross References 2

  • 1. Judges 2:16
  • 2. 1 Samuel 3:19,20; Acts 3:24
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