(A)Crispus, (B)the leader of the synagogue, believed in the Lord (C)together with his entire household; and many of the (D)Corinthians, as they listened to Paul, were believing and being baptized.

Read full chapter

12 [a]While so engaged, (A)as I was journeying to Damascus with the authority and commission of the chief priests, 13 at midday, O king, I saw on the way a light from heaven, [b]brighter than the sun, shining around me and those who were journeying with me. 14 And when we had (B)all fallen to the ground, I heard a voice saying to me in the [c](C)Hebrew dialect, ‘Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me? [d]It is hard for you to kick against the goads.’ 15 And I said, ‘Who are You, Lord?’ And the Lord said, ‘I am Jesus whom you are persecuting. 16 But get up and (D)stand on your feet; for this purpose I have appeared to you, to (E)appoint you as a (F)servant and (G)a witness not only to the things in which you have seen Me, but also to the things in which I will appear to you, 17 (H)rescuing you (I)from the Jewish people and from the Gentiles, to whom I am sending you, 18 to (J)open their eyes so that they may turn from (K)darkness to light, and from the [e]power of (L)Satan to God, that they may receive (M)forgiveness of sins and an (N)inheritance among those who have been sanctified by (O)faith in Me.’

Read full chapter


  1. Acts 26:12 Lit In which things
  2. Acts 26:13 Lit above the brightness of
  3. Acts 26:14 I.e., Jewish Aramaic
  4. Acts 26:14 An idiom referring to an animal’s futile resistance to being prodded with a spiked stick
  5. Acts 26:18 Or dominion

Bible Gateway Recommends