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I am verily a man which am a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, and taught according to the perfect manner of the law of the fathers, and was zealous toward God, as ye all are this day.

In tarsus


General references

Bible References


Acts 21:39
But Paul said, "I am a Jew, of Tarsus in Cilicia, a citizen of no mean city; and I beseech you, permit me to speak to the people."
Romans 11:1
I say, then, did God cast off His people? It could not be! For I also am an Israelite, of the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.
2 Corinthians 11:22
Are they Hebrews? so am I. Are they Israelites? so am I. Are they Abraham's seed? so am I.
Philippians 3:5
circumcised the eighth day, of the race of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; as to the law, a Pharisee;

In tarsus

Acts 9:11
And the Lord said to him, "Arise, go to the street that is called Straight, and inquire in the house of Judas for one named Saul of Tarsus; for, behold, he is praying;
Acts 11:25
And he departed to Tarsus to seek for Saul;

A city

Acts 6:9
But there arose some of those who were of the synagogue called the synagogue of the Freedmen, and Cyrenians, and Alexandrians, and of those from Cilicia and Asia, disputing with Stephen.
Acts 15:23
having written through their hand thus: "The apostles, and the elders, brethren, to the brethren from the gentiles throughout Antioch and Syria and Cilicia, greeting:
Acts 23:34
And, having read it, he asked of what province he was. And, learning that he was from Cilicia,
Galatians 1:21
After that I went into the regions of Syria and Cilicia;


Luke 8:35
And they went out to see what had taken place; and they came to Jesus, and found the man from whom the demons went out, sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed, and having his right mind; and they were afraid.
Luke 10:39
And she had a sister called Mary, who, also seated at the Lord's feet, was hearing His word.


Acts 5:34
But a certain one, having risen up in the council?? Pharisee, by name Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, honored by all the people??rdered to put the men without a little while.


Acts 23:6
And Paul, perceiving that the one part was of the Sadducees, and the other of the Pharisees, was crying out in the Sanhedrin, "Brethren, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees; concerning the hope and resurrection from the dead, I am being judged."
Acts 26:5
having known me from the beginning, if they were willing to testify, that according to the strictest sect of our religion I lived a Pharisee.
Galatians 1:14
and was making progress in Judaism above many companions of the same age in my own nation, being more exceedingly a zealot for my ancestral instructions.
Philippians 3:5
circumcised the eighth day, of the race of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; as to the law, a Pharisee;


Acts 21:20
And they, hearing it, were glorifying God, and said to him, "You observe, brother, how many thousands there are among the Jews, of those who have believed; and they are all zealous for the law.
Romans 10:2
For I testify for them, that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge;
Galatians 4:17
They are zealously seeking you, not nobly; they are wishing to shut you out, that ye may zealously seek them.
Philippians 3:6
as to zeal, persecuting the assembly: as to the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.

General references

Acts 8:3
But Saul was laying waste the assembly, entering house after house; and, dragging men and women, was committing them to prison.