26 From one man[a] he has made every nationality to live over the whole earth and has determined their appointed times and the boundaries of where they live.(A) 27 He did this so that they might seek God, and perhaps they might reach out and find him, though he is not far from each one of us.(B)

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  1. 17:26 Other mss read blood

26 From one man he made all the nations, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he marked out their appointed times in history and the boundaries of their lands.(A) 27 God did this so that they would seek him and perhaps reach out for him and find him, though he is not far from any one of us.(B)

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19 since what can be known[a] about God is evident among them,(A) because God has shown it to them. 20 For his invisible attributes, that is, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen since the creation of the world,(B) being understood through what he has made.(C) As a result, people are without excuse.

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  1. 1:19 Or what is known

19 since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them.(A) 20 For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made,(B) so that people are without excuse.(C)

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