Acts 13:14–23

14 But when they departed from Perga, they came to Antioch in Pisidia, and pwent into the synagogue on the Sabbath day and sat down. 15 And qafter the reading of the Law and the Prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent to them, saying, “Men and brethren, if you have rany word of 3exhortation for the people, say on.”

16 Then Paul stood up, and motioning with his hand said, “Men of Israel, and syou who fear God, listen: 17 The God of this people 4Israel tchose our fathers, and exalted the people uwhen they dwelt as strangers in the land of Egypt, and with 5an uplifted arm He vbrought them out of it. 18 Now wfor a time of about forty years He put up with their ways in the wilderness. 19 And when He had destroyed xseven nations in the land of Canaan, yHe distributed their land to them by allotment.

20 “After that zHe gave them judges for about four hundred and fifty years, auntil Samuel the prophet. 21 bAnd afterward they asked for a king; so God gave them cSaul the son of Kish, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, for forty years. 22 And dwhen He had removed him, eHe raised up for them David as king, to whom also He gave testimony and said, f‘I have found David the son of Jesse, ga man after My own heart, who will do all My will. 23 hFrom this man’s seed, according ito the promise, God raised up for Israel ja 6Savior—Jesus—

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