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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 into the street which is called Straight and enquire in the house of Judas for one called Saul, of Tarsus; for, behold, he prays
and casting him out of the city, they stoned him; and the witnesses laid down their clothes at a young man's feet, whose name was Saul.
As for Saul, he made havoc of the congregation ; entering into the houses and dragging out men and women, he committed them to prison.
I am indeed a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel and taught according to the truth of the law of the fathers, zealous toward God, as ye all are this day.
I verily had thought 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, for I am not worthy to be called an apostle because I persecuted the congregation of God.
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.
1 Timothy 1:13
who was before a blasphemer and a persecutor and injurious, but I was received unto mercy because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.
Deliver me not over unto the will of my enemies: 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 people that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance.