Acts 13:17

17 1The God of this people Israel 2chose our fathers and 3made the people great 4during their stay in the land of Egypt, and 5with uplifted arm he led them out of it.

Acts 13:17 In-Context

15 After the reading from the Law and the Prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent a message to them, saying, "Brothers, if you have any word of encouragement for the people, say it."
16 So Paul stood up, and motioning with his hand said: "Men of Israel and you who fear God, listen.
17 The God of this people Israel chose our fathers and made the people great during their stay in the land of Egypt, and with uplifted arm he led them out of it.
18 And for about forty years he put up with them in the wilderness.
19 And after destroying seven nations in the land of Canaan, he gave them their land as an inheritance.

Cross References 5

  • 1. See Matthew 15:31
  • 2. Deuteronomy 7:6-8
  • 3. Numbers 24:7
  • 4. Acts 7:17; Ex. 1:1, 7, 12; Psalms 105:23, 24
  • 5. Exodus 6:6; Exodus 13:14, 16
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