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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 - Rise! go into the street which is called Straight, and seek, in the house of Judas, one Saul, by name, of Tarsus. For lo! he is praying, -
And, thrusting him forth outside the city, proceeded to stone him. And, the witnesses, laid their garments at the feet of a young man named Saul.
But, Saul, went on to lay waste the assembly, along the houses, going in, and, dragging off both men and women, was
I, am a Jew, born in Tarsus of Cilicia, but nurtured in this city, at the feet of Gamaliel, - trained after the strictness of our ancestral law; being jealous for God just as, all ye, are this day;
I, therefore, imagined to myself, that, against the name of Jesus the Nazarene, it was needful, many hostile things, to bring about, -
1 Corinthians 15:9
For, I, am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the assembly of God.
For ye have heard, as to my own manner of life, at one time, in Judaism, how that, exceedingly, was I persecuting the assembly of God, and laying it waste,
Regarding zeal, persecuting the assembly, regarding the righteousness that is in law, having become blameless.
1 Timothy 1:13
Though, formerly, a defamer, and persecutor, and insulter; nevertheless mercy was shown me, because, without knowledge, I acted, in unbelief:
Do not give me up unto the desire of mine adversaries, for there have risen up against me witnesses that are false, and he that fanneth up violence.
They have said - Come, and let us wipe them out from being a nation, That the name of Israel may be remembered no more.