Acts 17:26
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English Standard Version
And he made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place,

King James Bible
And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;

American Standard Version
and he made of one every nation of men to dwell on all the face of the earth, having determined their appointed seasons, and the bounds of their habitation;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And hath made of one, all mankind, to dwell upon the whole face of the earth, determining appointed times, and the limits of their habitation.

English Revised Version
and he made of one every nation of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, having determined their appointed seasons, and the bounds of their habitation;

Webster's Bible Translation
And hath made of one blood all nations of men to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;

Weymouth New Testament
He caused to spring from one forefather people of every race, for them to live on the whole surface of the earth, and marked out for them an appointed span of life and the boundaries of their homes;

Acts 17:26 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Before appointed (προτεταγμένους)

The Rev., properly, omits before, following the reading of the best texts, τεταγμένους assigned.

Bounds (ὀροθεσίας)

Only here in New Testament. The word, in the singular, means the fixing of boundaries, and so is transferred to the fixed boundaries themselves.

Acts 17:26 Parallel Commentaries

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hath made.

Genesis 3:20 And Adam called his wife's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.

Genesis 9:19 These are the three sons of Noah: and of them was the whole earth covered.

Malachi 2:10 Have we not all one father? has not one God created us? why do we deal treacherously every man against his brother...

Romans 5:12-19 Why, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed on all men, for that all have sinned...

1 Corinthians 15:22,47 For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive...

hath determined.

Acts 15:18 Known to God are all his works from the beginning of the world.

Deuteronomy 32:7,8 Remember the days of old, consider the years of many generations: ask your father, and he will show you; your elders...

Job 14:5 Seeing his days are determined, the number of his months are with you, you have appointed his bounds that he cannot pass;

Psalm 31:15 My times are in your hand: deliver me from the hand of my enemies, and from them that persecute me.

Isaiah 14:31 Howl, O gate; cry, O city; you, whole Palestina, are dissolved...

Isaiah 45:21 Tell you, and bring them near; yes, let them take counsel together: who has declared this from ancient time?...

Daniel 11:27,35 And both of these kings' hearts shall be to do mischief, and they shall speak lies at one table; but it shall not prosper...

Hebrews 2:3 How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord...

Cross References
Deuteronomy 32:8
When the Most High gave to the nations their inheritance, when he divided mankind, he fixed the borders of the peoples according to the number of the sons of God.

Job 12:23
He makes nations great, and he destroys them; he enlarges nations, and leads them away.

Psalm 74:17
You have fixed all the boundaries of the earth; you have made summer and winter.

Jeremiah 27:5
"It is I who by my great power and my outstretched arm have made the earth, with the men and animals that are on the earth, and I give it to whomever it seems right to me.

Malachi 2:10
Have we not all one Father? Has not one God created us? Why then are we faithless to one another, profaning the covenant of our fathers?

Acts 14:17
Yet he did not leave himself without witness, for he did good by giving you rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, satisfying your hearts with food and gladness."

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