But all that heard him were amazed, and said; Is not this he that destroyed them who called on this name in Jerusalem, and came here for that intent, that he might bring them bound unto the chief priests?
As for Saul, he made havoc of the church, entering into every house, and dragging off men and women committed them to prison.
Then Ananias answered, Lord, I have heard by many of this man, how much evil he has done to your saints at Jerusalem:
Surely there is no enchantment against Jacob, neither is there any divination against Israel: according to this time it shall be said of Jacob and of Israel, What has God wrought!
Behold, I and the children whom the LORD has given me are for signs and for wonders in Israel from the LORD of hosts, who dwells in mount Zion.
Hear now, O Joshua the high priest, you, and your fellows that sit before you: for they are a wondrous sign: for, behold, I will bring forth my servant the BRANCH.
And when he came into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, so that they were astonished, and said, From where has this man this wisdom, and these mighty works?
And they came to Jesus, and saw him that was possessed with the demon, and had the legion, sitting, and clothed, and in his right mind: and they were afraid.
The neighbors therefore, and they who before had seen him that he was blind, said, Is not this he that sat and begged?
Now when this was sounded abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because every man heard them speak in his own language.
And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What means this?
And they knew that it was he who sat for alms at the Beautiful gate of the temple: and they were filled with wonder and amazement at that which had happened unto him.
Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ordinary men, they marveled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus.
And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the high priest,
For you 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 wasted it:
When he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe (because our testimony among you was believed) in that day.