I verily had thought that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
who was before a blasphemer and a persecutor and injurious, but I was received unto mercy because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.
And I answered, Who art thou, Lord? And he said unto me, I Am Jesus of Nazareth, whom thou dost persecute.
But they will do all these things unto you for my name's sake, because they do not know him that sent me.
They shall put you out of the synagogues, and the hour will even come when whosoever kills you will think that he does God service.
Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none, but such as I have I give thee: in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk.
Then Paul answered, What mean ye to weep and to break my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die in Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.
For we have found this man a pestilent fellow and a mover of sedition among all the Jews throughout the world and prince of the seditious sect of the Nazarenes,
For ye have heard of my conversation in time past in Judaism, how that beyond measure I was persecuting and destroying the congregation of God
concerning zeal, a persecutor of the congregation ; concerning the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.