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19 And having brought-down seven[a] nations in the land of Canaan, He gave them their land as-an-inheritance 20 about[b] in [a total of] four-hundred and fifty years. And after these things He gave them judges until Samuel the prophet. 21 And from there they asked-for a king. And God gave them Saul— the son of Kish, a man from the tribe of Benjamin— for forty years.

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 13:19 See Deut 7:1.
  2. Acts 13:20 That is, about 450 years after they left the land for Egypt. Some manuscripts instead have this phrase in the next sentence, He gave them judges for about 450 years.