Acts 9:1; Acts 9:13; Acts 9:21; Acts 22:4; Acts 22:19; Acts 26:10-11; 1 Corinthians 15:9; Galatians 1:13; Philippians 3:6; 1 Timothy 1:13

The Conversion of Saul

But Saul, bstill cbreathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to dthe high priest


13 But Ananias answered, Lord, I have heard from many about this man, rhow much evil he has done to syour tsaints at Jerusalem.


21 And all who heard him were amazed and said, Is not this the man who kmade havoc lin Jerusalem of those who called upon this name? And has he not come here for this purpose, to bring them bound before the chief priests?


eI persecuted fthis Way gto the death, binding and delivering to prison both men and women,


19 And I said, Lord, they themselves know that in one synagogue after another hI imprisoned and ibeat those who believed in you.


10 dAnd I did so in Jerusalem. I not only locked up many of the saints in prison after receiving authority efrom the chief priests, but fwhen they were put to death I cast my vote against them. 11 And gI punished them often in all the synagogues and tried to make them hblaspheme, and iin raging fury against them I jpersecuted them even to foreign cities.


For vI am the least of the apostles, unworthy to be called an apostle, because wI persecuted the church of God.


13 For you have heard of ymy former life in Judaism, how zI persecuted the church of God violently and tried to destroy it.


xas to zeal, ya persecutor of the church; zas to righteousness under the law,1 blameless.


13 though formerly I was a blasphemer, zpersecutor, and insolent opponent. But aI received mercy bbecause I had acted ignorantly in unbelief,