Parallel Verses

Sawyer New Testament

and asked of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of that way, he might bring them bound, men and women, to Jerusalem.

New American Standard Bible

and asked for letters from him to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, both men and women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

King James Version

And desired of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Jerusalem.

Holman Bible

and requested letters from him to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any men or women who belonged to the Way, he might bring them as prisoners to Jerusalem.

International Standard Version

He asked him for letters to take with him to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any men or women belonging to the Way, he might bring them in chains to Jerusalem.

A Conservative Version

he requested letters from him for Damascus, to the synagogues, so that if he found any who were of the Way, both men and women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

American Standard Version

and asked of him letters to Damascus unto the synagogues, that if he found any that were of the Way, whether men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

Amplified

And requested of him letters to the synagogues at Damascus [authorizing him], so that if he found any men or women belonging to the Way [of life as determined by faith in Jesus Christ], he might bring them bound [with chains] to Jerusalem.

An Understandable Version

to ask for letters [authorizing him to go] to Damascus and to enter [Jewish] synagogues looking for people of "the Way" [Note: This was a designation for Christians at that time]. And if he found any, whether men or women, he would tie them up and take them to Jerusalem.

Anderson New Testament

and asked of him letters to Damascus, for the synagogues, that, if he should find any who were of this persuasion, either men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

Bible in Basic English

And made a request for letters from him to the Synagogues of Damascus, so that if there were any of the Way there, men or women, he might take them as prisoners to Jerusalem.

Common New Testament

and asked for letters from him to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, both men and women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

Daniel Mace New Testament

went to the high priest, and demanded letters for the synagogues of Damascus, that if he found any of this sect, whether men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

Darby Translation

and asked of him letters to Damascus, to the synagogues, so that if he found any who were of the way, both men and women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

Godbey New Testament

asked from him letters to Damascus against the synagogues, in order that if he should find any being of the way, both men and women, he might lead them bound to Jerusalem.

Goodspeed New Testament

and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any men or women there who belonged to the Way, he might bring them in chains to Jerusalem.

John Wesley New Testament

going to the high priest, Desired of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of this way, he might bring both men and women bound to Jerusalem.

Julia Smith Translation

He asked of him letters to Damascus, to the synagogues, so that if he find certain men being of the way, and also women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

King James 2000

And desired of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Jerusalem.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[and] asked for letters from him to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any who were of the Way, both men and women, he could bring [them] tied up to Jerusalem.

Modern King James verseion

and asked letters from him to Damascus to the synagogues; so that if he found any of the Way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and desired of him letters to Damascus, to the synagogues: that if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Jerusalem.

Moffatt New Testament

and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus empowering him to put any man or woman in chains whom he could find belonging to the Way, and bring them to Jerusalem.

Montgomery New Testament

and begged of him letters addressed to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any that were of the Way, either men or women, he could bind them and bring them to Jerusalem.

NET Bible

and requested letters from him to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any who belonged to the Way, either men or women, he could bring them as prisoners to Jerusalem.

New Heart English Bible

and asked for letters from him to the synagogues of Damascus, that if he found any who were of the Way, whether men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

Noyes New Testament

and asked of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any who were of this way of belief, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

The Emphasized Bible

asked from him letters for Damascus, unto the synagogues; to the end that, if he should find, any, who were of The Way, whether men or women, he might bring them, bound, unto Jerusalem.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

besought of him letters for the synagogues at Damascus, that if he should find any persons of this way, whether men or women, he might bring them in chains to Jerusalem.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And asked him to give him letters to the Jewish congregations at Damascus, authorizing him, if he found there any supporters of the Cause, whether men or women, to have them put in chains and brought to Jerusalem.

Webster

And desired from him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he should find any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

Weymouth New Testament

went to the High Priest and begged from him letters addressed to the synagogues in Damascus, in order that if he found any believers there, either men or women, he might bring them in chains to Jerusalem.

Williams New Testament

and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, that if he found any men or women belonging to The Way he might bring them in chains to Jerusalem.

World English Bible

and asked for letters from him to the synagogues of Damascus, that if he found any who were of the Way, whether men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

Worrell New Testament

asked from him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that, if he found any who were of the Way, whether men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

Worsley New Testament

that if he should find any of this persuasion, men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

Youngs Literal Translation

did ask from him letters to Damascus, unto the synagogues, that if he may find any being of the way, both men and women, he may bring them bound to Jerusalem.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
αἰτέω 
Aiteo 
Usage: 43

of
παρά 
Para 
of, with, from, by ... side, at, than,
Usage: 145

him

Usage: 0

ἐπιστολή 
Epistole 
Usage: 24

to
εἰς 
Eis 
πρός 
Pros 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 1267
Usage: 412

Δαμασκός 
Damaskos 
Usage: 14

συναγωγή 
sunagoge 
Usage: 42

ὅπως 
Hopos 
that, how, to, so that, when, because
Usage: 43

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

he found
εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
find,
Usage: 130

any
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

of this way
ὁδός 
Hodos 
Usage: 75

τε 
Te 
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 170

ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
Usage: 128

men
ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

or

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

G71
ἄγω 
Ago 
bring, lead, go, bring forth, , vr bring
Usage: 55

δέω 
Deo 
bind, tie, knit, be in bonds, wind
Usage: 32

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

Context Readings

Saul's Conversion On The Damascus Road

1 BUT Saul, yet breathing out threatening and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went to the chief priest 2 and asked of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of that way, he might bring them bound, men and women, to Jerusalem. 3 And he was going and had come nigh to Damascus, and suddenly a light shone around him from heaven,


Cross References

Acts 19:9

But when some were hardened and believed not, speaking evil of the way before the multitude, he left them and separated the disciples from them, and reasoned day by day in the school of one Tyrannus.

Acts 19:23

And there was at that time no small tumult about the way [of the Lord].

Acts 9:14

and here he has power from the chief priests to bind all that call on your name.

Acts 22:4-5

and I persecuted this way to death, binding and committing to prison both men and women,

Acts 24:14

But this I confess to you, that in the way which they call a heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers; believing all things written in the law and the prophets,

Acts 24:22

But Felix put them off, saying, Having learned more accurately of this way, when Lysias the chiliarch comes down I will decide concerning your matters,

Acts 24:22-13

But Felix put them off, saying, Having learned more accurately of this way, when Lysias the chiliarch comes down I will decide concerning your matters,

Acts 24:22-4

But Felix put them off, saying, Having learned more accurately of this way, when Lysias the chiliarch comes down I will decide concerning your matters,

Acts 6:9

But some members of the synagogue called that of the Libertines and Cyrenians and Alexandrians and of those from Cilicia and Asia, arose and disputed with Stephen,

Acts 7:19

This [king] dealt deceitfully with our race, and treated injuriously our fathers, causing their infants to be exposed that they might not be preserved alive.

Acts 13:14-15

And passing on from Perga, they went to Antioch in Pisidia, and going into the synagogue on the Sabbath they sat down.

Acts 18:25

This man was instructed in the way of the Lord, and being fervent in spirit spoke and taught correctly the doctrines concerning Jesus, knowing only the baptism of John;

Acts 26:12

In which [persecutions] also, going to Damascus with authority, and a commission from the chief priests,

Acts 28:17-22

And after three days he called the chief men of the Jews together; and when they had convened, said to them, Men and brothers, having done nothing contrary to the people or to the customs of the fathers, I was delivered up from Jerusalem a prisoner into the hands of the Romans,

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