Acts Chapter 13-14 Star Chart: Notice the (red radius) sail of the (Argo) ship. Notice the (Argo) mast-cross. Each of the lunar or solar dots represents one of the towns that Paul and Barnabas visited. Clockwise from when God "brought ... them out" (13:17) of Egypt (1446 BC) till "forty years suffered he their (dark moon) manners in the wilderness" (13:18) (1406 BC) (40°) till he "destroyed seven (Crab legs and snake tongue) nations in the land of Chanaan" and "divided their land to them by (solar or lunar) lot" (13:19) (1399 BC) (7°) which was "about the space of four hundred and fifty years" (13:20) after the (Cassiopeia) birth of Isaac (in a lunar basket)(Gen. 21:2) (1851 BC) (452°) till Saul (Leo) reigned for "forty years" (13:21) (1050-1010 BC) (40°) and "took his own (lunar crescent) sword and fell on it" (1 Sam. 31:4) till David reigned forty years who was "a man after mine own heart, which shall fulfil all my will" (13:22) (1010-970 BC) (40°) till Solomon's fourth year (1 Ki. 6:1) is 966 BC (3°) till 31 AD (996°) when our Lord and Savior (Argo mast-cross) died for our sins is a total of 885° years till (solar golden) "forgiveness of sins" (13:38).
Yeshua Forgave Our Past Sins and
Sacrificed Himself to Make Us Righteous
13:1 Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain (Gemini) prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
2 As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the (Milky Way) Holy Ghost (Spirit) (red radius) said, Separate me (Castor) Barnabas and (Pollux) Saul for the work whereunto I have called them.
3 And when they had fasted and (red radius) prayed, and laid their (Perseus, Centaur, Argo) hands on them, they sent them away.
4 So they, being sent forth by the (Milky Way) Holy Ghost (Spirit), departed unto Seleucia; and from thence they (red radius) (Argo) sailed to Cyprus.
5 And when they were at Salamis, they (red radius) preached the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews: and they had also John to their minister.
6 And when they had gone through the isle unto Paphos, they found a certain (Orion) sorcerer, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Barjesus:
7 Which was with the deputy of the country, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man; who called for Barnabas and Saul, and desired to hear the (red radius) (solar golden) word of God.
8 But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn away the deputy from the faith.
9 Then Saul, (who also is called Paul,) filled with the (Milky Way) Holy Ghost (Spirit), (red radius) set his (lunar) eyes on him.
10 And (red radius) said, O full of all subtilty and all mischief, thou child of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?
11 And now, behold, the (red radius) hand of the Lord is upon thee, and thou shalt be (lunar eyeballs) blind, not seeing the (solar) sun for a season. And immediately there fell on him a mist and a (lunar) darkness; and he (Pollux) went about seeking some to lead him by the hand.
12 Then the (Auriga) deputy, when he (lunar eyeball) saw what was done, believed, being astonished at the doctrine of the Lord.
13 Now when Paul and his company loosed from Paphos, they came to Perga in Pamphylia: and John departing from them returned to Jerusalem.
14 But when they departed from Perga, they came to Antioch in Pisidia, and went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and (Gemini) sat down.
15 And after the (red radius Torah) reading of the law and the prophets the (Gemini) rulers of the synagogue sent unto them, saying, Ye (Gemini) men and (Auriga, Orion) brethren, if ye have any word of exhortation for the (zodiac) people, (red radius) say on.
16 Then (Orion) Paul stood up, and beckoning with his hand said, (Gemini) Men of Israel, and ye (Auriga) that fear God, give audience.
17 The God of this people of Israel chose our (Gemini) fathers, and exalted the (Gemini) people when they dwelt as (Gemini) strangers in the land of Egypt, and with an high (Castor) arm brought he them out of it.
18 And about the time of forty years suffered he their manners in the wilderness.
19 And when he had (lunar) (red radius) destroyed seven (six crab legs and one snake's forked tongue) nations in the land of Chanaan, he divided their land to them by (solar or lunar) lot.
20 And after that he gave unto them (Gemini) judges about the space of four hundred and fifty years, until (Orion) Samuel the prophet.
"The God of the people of Israel chose our fathers; he made the people prosper during their stay in Egypt, with mighty power he led them out of that country, he endured their conduct for about forty years in the desert, he overthrew seven nations in Canaan and gave their land to his people as their inheritance. All this took about 450 years. After this, God gave them judges until the time of Samuel the prophet" (Acts 13:17-20)
21 And afterward they desired a king: and God gave unto them (Leo fell on his lunar red radius sword) Saul the son of Cis, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, by the space of forty years.
22 And when he had removed him, he raised up unto them (Centaur) David to be their king; to whom also he gave their testimony, and said, I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after mine own (solar golden) heart, which shall fulfil all my will.
1446 (Exodus) - 480 (1 Ki. 6:1) = 966 (Solomon's 4th year)
The first event he mentions is God delivering them from Egypt at the Exodus. (1446 BC)
2. Next he recounts God’s patience with Israel in the wilderness during 40 years. (1406 BC)
3. God destroyed 7 nations before them and divided the land to them by lot. This took 7 years. (1399 BC)
4. Then from the birth of Isaac (Gen. 21:2) in 1851 BC till the promise of land was given by lot (1399 BC) is about 450 years (Acts 13:20). Verses 17-19 are all one continuous sentence, and it was the separating of that one sentence into several English sentences that has caused so much confusion (1994, p. 359, Bruce Metzger, A Textual Commentary). Paul’s statement of “about 450 years” in Acts 13:20 was “referring to the previous events” related in verses 17-19, not the following period representing the time of the judges. The best rendering of this fact comes from the NIV: "The God of the people of Israel chose our fathers; he made the people prosper during their stay in Egypt, with mighty power he led them out of that country, he endured their conduct for about forty years in the desert, he overthrew seven nations in Canaan and gave their land to his people as their inheritance. All this took about 450 years. After this, God gave them judges until the time of Samuel the prophet (Acts 13:17-20, emp. added).
5. Afterward when they desired a king, God gave them their first King Saul for 40 years. (1050-1010 BC)
6. Then David was their next king for 40 years. (970 BC)
7. (The fourth year of Solomon's reign -- 966 BC). From David came the promised seed of the Messiah, the Saviour Jesus.
from the birth of Isaac, and the meaning is that the promise to give the land to the seed of Abraham was actually performed within four hundred and fifty years (Acts 13:20)
23 Of this man's (solar) seed hath God according to his promise raised unto Israel a Saviour, Jesus:
24 When (Argo) John had first preached before his coming the baptism of repentance to all the (Gemini) people of Israel.
25 And as John fulfilled his course, he said, Whom think ye that I am? I am not he. But, behold, there cometh one (solar seed) after me, whose (lunar) shoes of his feet I am not worthy to loose.
26 Men and brethren, (Gemini) children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you (Auriga) feareth God, to you is the word of this salvation sent.
27 For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their (Cepheus) rulers, because they knew him not, nor yet the (red radius) voices of the (Gemini) prophets which are read every sabbath day, they have fulfilled them in condemning him.
28 And though they found no cause of death in him, yet desired they Pilate that he should be slain.
29 And when they had fulfilled all that was written of him, they took him down from the (Argo cross) tree, and laid him in a (Argo) (lunar opened) sepulchre.
30 But God raised him (Cepheus) from the (Argo) dead:
31 And he was (lunar eyeballs) seen many days of them which came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses unto the (Gemini) people.
32 And we declare unto you (red radius) glad tidings, how that the promise which was made unto the (Gemini) fathers,
33 God hath fulfilled the same unto us their (Gemini) children, in that he hath raised up Jesus again; as it is also written in the second psalm, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee.
34 And as concerning that he raised him up from the dead, now no more to return to corruption, he said on this wise, I will give you the sure mercies of (Centaur) David.
35 Wherefore he saith also in another psalm, Thou shalt not suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.
36 For David, after he had served his own generation by the will of God, fell on sleep, and was laid unto his (Gemini) fathers, and saw corruption:
37 But he, whom God raised again, saw no corruption.
38 Be it known unto you therefore, (Gemini) men and brethren, that through this man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins:
39 And by him all that believe are justified from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses.
40 Beware therefore, lest that come upon you, which is spoken of in the (Gemini) prophets;
41 Behold, ye despisers, and wonder, and perish: for I work a work in your days, a work which ye shall in no wise believe, though a (Orion) man (red radius) declare it unto you.
42 And when the (Gemini) Jews were gone out of the synagogue, the Gentiles besought that these words might be preached to them the next sabbath.
43 Now when the congregation was broken up, many of the Jews and religious proselytes followed (Gemini) Paul and Barnabas: who, speaking to them, persuaded them to continue in the grace of God.
44 And the next sabbath day came almost the whole (zodiac) city together to hear the word of God.
45 But when the Jews (lunar eyeballs) saw the multitudes, they were filled with (green Milky Way) envy, and (red radius) spake against those things which were spoken by Paul, contradicting and blaspheming.
46 Then Paul and Barnabas (Pollux and Castor) waxed bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been (red radius) spoken to you: but seeing ye put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.
47 For so hath the Lord commanded us, saying, I have set thee to be a (solar) light of the Gentiles, that thou shouldest be for salvation unto the ends of the earth.
48 And when the (Gemini) Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.
49 And the word of the Lord was published throughout all the region.
50 But the Jews stirred up the devout and honourable (Gemini) women, and the chief men (Centaur, Auriga, Perseus) of the city, and raised persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them out of their coasts.
51 But they shook off the dust of their feet against them, and came unto Iconium.
52 And the (Gemini) disciples were filled with joy, and with the (Milky Way) Holy Ghost (Spirit).