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And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the high priest,
And the Lord'said unto him, Arise, and go to the street which is called Straight, and inquire in the house of Judas for one named Saul, a man of Tarsus: for behold, he prayeth;
and they cast him out of the city, and stoned him: and the witnesses laid down their garments at the feet of a young man named Saul.
But Saul laid waste the church, entering into every house, and dragging men and women committed them to prison.
I am a Jew, born in Tarsus of Cilicia, but brought up in this city, at the feet of Gamaliel, instructed according to the strict manner of the law of our fathers, being zealous for God, even as ye all are this day:
I verily thought with myself that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
1 Corinthians 15:9
For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
For ye have heard of my manner of life in time past in the Jews religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and made havoc of it:
as touching zeal, persecuting the church; as touching the righteousness which is in the law, found blameless.
1 Timothy 1:13
though I was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious: howbeit I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief;
Deliver me not over unto the will of mine adversaries: For false witnesses are risen up against me, And such as breathe out cruelty.
They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; That the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance.