As for Saul, (A)he made havoc of the church, entering every house, and dragging off men and women, committing them to prison.

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(A)I persecuted this Way to the death, binding and delivering into prisons both men and women,

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as also the high priest bears me witness, and (A)all the council of the elders, (B)from whom I also received letters to the brethren, and went to Damascus (C)to bring in chains even those who were there to Jerusalem to be punished.

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(A)“Indeed, I myself thought I must do many things [a]contrary to the name of (B)Jesus of Nazareth. 10 (C)This I also did in Jerusalem, and many of the saints I shut up in prison, having received authority (D)from the chief priests; and when they were put to death, I cast my vote against them. 11 (E)And I punished them often in every synagogue and compelled them to blaspheme; and being exceedingly enraged against them, I persecuted them even to foreign cities.

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 26:9 against