Parallel Verses

Worrell New Testament

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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 came to pass, that, as I was journeying, and was drawing nigh to Damascus, about midday, there suddenly flashed around me a great light out of the heaven; 7 and I fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to me, 'Saul, Saul, why do you persecute Me?' 8 And I answered, 'Who art Thou, Lord?' And He said to me, 'I am Jesus, the Nazarene, Whom you are persecuting.'


Cross References

Matthew 25:45

"Then will He answer them, saying, 'Verily I say to you, inasmuch as ye did it not to one of these least, ye did it not to Me!'

Matthew 27:23

But he said, "Why, what evil did He perform?" And they were crying out the more, saying, "Let Him be crucified!"

1 Timothy 1:13

though formerly I was a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious; but I obtained mercy, because I, being ignorant, did it in unbelief;

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