26 When he came to Jerusalem, he was trying to associate with the disciples; [a]but they were all afraid of him, not believing that he was a disciple.27 But Barnabas took hold of him and brought him to the apostles and described to them how he had seen the Lord on the road, and that He had talked to him, and how at Damascus he had spoken out boldly in the name of Jesus.28 And he was with them, [b]moving about freely in Jerusalem, speaking out boldly in the name of the Lord.29 And he was talking and arguing with the [c]Hellenistic Jews; but they were attempting to put him to death.
17 “It happened when I returned to Jerusalem and was praying in the temple, that I fell into a trance,18 and I saw Him saying to me, ‘Make haste, and get out of Jerusalem quickly, because they will not accept your testimony about Me.’19 And I said, ‘Lord, they themselves understand that in one synagogue after another I used to imprison and beat those who believed in You.20 And when the blood of Your witness Stephen was being shed, I also was standing by approving, and watching out for the coats of those who were slaying him.’
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