Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And I persecuted this way unto the death, binding and delivering into prisons both men and women.
And I said, 'Lord, they themselves know that in one synagogue after another I used to imprison and beat those who believed in you.
Then they cast him out of the city and began to stone him; and the witnesses laid down their garments at the feet of a young man named Saul.
Saul was consenting to his death. And on that day a great persecution arose against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the region of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.
Now Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest,
I myself was convinced that I ought to do many things to oppose the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
1 Corinthians 15:9
For I am the least of the apostles, and not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
as to zeal, a persecutor of the church; as to righteousness under the law, blameless.
1 Timothy 1:13
Even though I was formerly a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent aggressor, I was shown mercy because I acted ignorantly in unbelief;
She followed Paul and the rest of us, crying, "These men are servants of the Most High God, who are telling you the way of salvation."
And he began to speak out boldly in the synagogue. But when Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they took him aside and explained to him the way of God more accurately.
But when some were stubborn and disbelieved, speaking evil of the Way before the congregation, he withdrew from them, and took the disciples with him, reasoning daily in the hall of Tyrannus.
But this I admit to you, that according to the Way which they call a sect I do worship the God of our fathers, believing everything that is in accordance with the Law and that is written in the Prophets,
But Saul began ravaging the church, and, entering house after house, he dragged off men and women and put them in prison.