17 “And now, brothers, I know that you acted (A)in ignorance, just as your (B)rulers also did. 18 But the things which (C)God previously announced by the mouths of all the prophets, (D)that His [a]Christ would suffer, He has fulfilled in this way. 19 Therefore (E)repent and return, so that your sins may be wiped away, in order that (F)times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord; 20 and that He may send Jesus, the [b]Christ appointed for you, 21 (G)whom heaven must receive until the [c]period of (H)restoration of all things, about which (I)God spoke by the mouths of His holy prophets from ancient times. 22 Moses said, ‘(J)The Lord God will raise up for you a prophet like me from your countrymen; to Him you shall listen regarding everything He says to you. 23 (K)And it shall be that every (L)soul that does not listen to that prophet (M)shall be utterly destroyed from among the people.’ 24 And likewise, (N)all the prophets who have spoken from Samuel and his successors onward, have also announced these days. 25 It is you who are (O)the sons of the prophets and of the (P)covenant which God ordained with your fathers, saying to Abraham, ‘(Q)And in your seed all the families of the earth shall be blessed.’ 26 God (R)raised up His [d]Servant for you (S)first, and sent Him to bless you by turning every one of you from your wicked ways.”

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 3:18 I.e., Messiah
  2. Acts 3:20 I.e., Messiah
  3. Acts 3:21 Lit periods, times
  4. Acts 3:26 Or Son