9:1 Saul. Saul was introduced in 7:58 and he is the main character in 9:1–31. A third brief glimpse of Saul is seen again in 11:25–30 before Saul, soon to be called Paul, becomes the main character in chs. 13–28.
still breathing threats. Even though he had helped to eliminate Stephen, Saul continued to persecute the Christian heresy.