Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and I fell unto the earth, and heard a voice saying unto me, 'Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?'

New American Standard Bible

and I fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to me, ‘Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?’

King James Version

And I fell unto the ground, and heard a voice saying unto me, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Holman Bible

I fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to me, ‘Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?’

International Standard Version

I fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to me, "Saul! Saul! Why are you persecuting me?'

A Conservative Version

And I fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to me, Saul, Saul, why do thou persecute me?

American Standard Version

And I fell unto the ground, and heard a voice saying unto me, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Amplified

And I fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to me, ‘Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?’

An Understandable Version

I fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to me, 'Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?'

Anderson New Testament

and I fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to me, Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?

Bible in Basic English

And when I went down on the earth, a voice came to my ears saying to me, Saul, Saul, why are you attacking me so cruelly?

Common New Testament

And I fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to me, 'Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?'

Daniel Mace New Testament

I fell to the ground, and heard a voice pronounce these words, "Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?"

Darby Translation

And I fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to me, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Godbey New Testament

and I felt upon the ground, and heard a voice, saying to me, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Goodspeed New Testament

and I fell upon the ground and heard a voice say to me, 'Saul! Saul! Why do you persecute me?'

John Wesley New Testament

And I fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to me, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Julia Smith Translation

And I fell to the ground, and heard a voice, Saul, Saul, why drivest thou me out?

King James 2000

And I fell unto the ground, and heard a voice saying unto me, Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?

Lexham Expanded Bible

and I fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to me, 'Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?'

Modern King James verseion

And I fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to me, Saul, Saul, why do you persecute Me?

Moffatt New Testament

I dropped to the earth and heard a voice saying to me, 'Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?'

Montgomery New Testament

"I fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to me, "'Saul! Saul! why are you persecuting me?'

NET Bible

Then I fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to me, 'Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?'

New Heart English Bible

I fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to me, 'Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?'

Noyes New Testament

and I fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to me, Saul, Saul, why dost thou persecute me?

Sawyer New Testament

and I fell on the earth, and heard a voice saying to me, Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?

The Emphasized Bible

I fell also to the ground, and heard a voice saying unto me - Saul! Saul! Why, me, art thou persecuting?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And I fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to me, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Twentieth Century New Testament

I fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to me 'Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?'

Webster

And I fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to me, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Weymouth New Testament

I fell to the ground and heard a voice say to me, "'Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?'

Williams New Testament

and I fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to me, 'Saul! Saul! Why are you persecuting me?'

World English Bible

I fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to me, 'Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?'

Worrell New Testament

and I fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to me, 'Saul, Saul, why do you persecute Me?'

Worsley New Testament

and I fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying unto me, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Youngs Literal Translation

I fell also to the ground, and I heard a voice saying to me, Saul, Saul, why me dost thou persecute?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
τε 
Te 
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 170

I fell
πίπτω πέτω 
Pipto 
Usage: 56

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the ground
ἔδαφος 
Edaphos 
Usage: 1

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

a voice
φωνή 
Phone 
Usage: 128

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

unto me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

Σαούλ 
Saoul 
Σαούλ 
Saoul 
Usage: 3
Usage: 3

why
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

References

American

Easton

Morish

Context Readings

Paul Tells Of His Conversion On The Damascus Road

6 And it fortuned that as I made my journey, and was come nigh unto Damascus, about noon, that suddenly there shone from heaven a great light round about me, 7 and I fell unto the earth, and heard a voice saying unto me, 'Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?' 8 And I answered, 'What art thou Lord?' And he said unto me, 'I am Jesus of Nazareth, whom thou persecutest.'


Cross References

Genesis 3:9

And the LORD God called Adam and said unto him, "Where art thou?"

Genesis 16:8

And he said, "Hagar, Sarai's maid, whence comest thou and whither wilt thou go?" And she answered, "I flee from my mistress Sarai."

Genesis 22:1

After these deeds, God did prove Abraham and said unto him, "Abraham." And he answered, "Here am I."

Genesis 22:11

Then the angel of the LORD called unto him from heaven saying, "Abraham, Abraham?" And he answered, "Here am I."

Exodus 3:4

And when the LORD saw that he came for to see, he called unto him out of the bush and said, "Moses, Moses." And he answered, "Here am I."

1 Samuel 3:10

And the LORD came and stood and called as before, "Samuel, Samuel." And Samuel said, "Speak on, for thy servant heareth thee."

Isaiah 43:22-26

"For thou, Jacob, wouldest not call upon me, but thou hadst an un-lust toward me, O Israel.

Jeremiah 2:5

Thus sayeth the LORD unto you, "What unfaithfulness found your fathers in me, that they went so far away from me, falling to lightness, and being so vain?

Jeremiah 2:9

"Wherefore I am constrained, sayeth the LORD, to make my complaint upon you, and upon your children.

Matthew 25:45

Then shall he answer them, and say, 'Verily I say unto you, inasmuch as ye did it not to one of the least of these, ye did it not to me.'

Matthew 27:23

Then said the deputy, "What evil hath he done?" And they cried the more saying, "Let him be crucified."

1 Timothy 1:13

when before I was a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and a tyrant. But I obtained mercy because I did it ignorantly, through unbelief:

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