Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Which thing I also did in Jerusalem: and many of the saints did I shut up in prison, having received authority from the chief priests; and when they were put to death, I gave my voice against them.
When they had
driven him out of the city, they began stoning him; and the witnesses laid aside their robes at the feet of a young man named Saul.
Saul was in hearty agreement with putting him to death.And on that day a great persecution began against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.
But Ananias answered, “Lord, I have heard from many about this man,
how much harm he did to Your saints at Jerusalem;
I persecuted this Way to the death, binding and putting both men and women into prisons,
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.
For you have heard of
my former manner of life in Judaism, how I used to persecute the church of God beyond measure and tried to destroy it;
Now as Peter was traveling through all those regions, he came down also to
the saints who lived at Lydda.
As for the saints who are in the earth, They are the majestic ones in whom is all my delight.
I am going to Jerusalem serving the saints.
an apostle of To the Christ Jesus by the will of God, saints who are at Ephesus and who are faithful in Christ Jesus:
And I saw the woman drunk with
the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the witnesses of Jesus. When I saw her, I wondered greatly.
and here he
has authority from the chief priests to bind all who call on Your name.”
the high priest and all the Council of the elders can testify. From them I also received letters to the brethren, and started off for Damascus in order to bring even those who were there to Jerusalem as prisoners to be punished.