I recently have been studying biblical chronology and came upon this problem with the modern versions. In the KJV in Acts 13:17-20 Paul says, "The God of this people of Israel chose our fathers, and exalted the people when they dwelt as strangers in the land of Egypt, and with an high arm brought them out of it. And about the time of forty years suffered he their manners in the wilderness. And when he had destroyed seven nations in the land of Chanaan, he divided their land to them by lot. And after that he gave unto them judges about the space of four hundred and fifty years, until Samuel the prophet." If one goes back and looks at the book of Judges and adds up the years of servitude, years of rest, and years of judges (understanding that some judges were within periods of servitide or other judges), you get exactly 450 years. The problem is the modern translations (excepting the NKJ) read differently in Acts 13:20. They say that the period between God dividing the land and the judges is 450 years. This is just plain wrong. For one thing you have 1 Kings 6:1. For another you have Judges 11:26. In every version I've looked at Judges 11:26 is essentially the same. It says that Israel held Heshbon 300 years. That period began the year before Israel entred Caanan and ended during the period of the Judges. 450 < 300, so someone has to be wrong. Either the scripture writers are wrong or the modern versions which follow the supposed older and better manuscripts are wrong. I say let God be true but every man a liar. What say ye?