Parallel Verses

Worrell New Testament

and, having fallen upon the ground, he heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?"

New American Standard Bible

and he fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?”

King James Version

And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Holman Bible

Falling to the ground, he heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?”

International Standard Version

He dropped to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul! Why are you persecuting me?"

A Conservative Version

And after falling to the ground, he heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, why do thou persecute me?

American Standard Version

and he fell upon the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Amplified

and he fell to the ground and heard a voice [from heaven] saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting and oppressing Me?”

An Understandable Version

He fell to the ground and heard a voice saying, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?"

Anderson New Testament

And when he had fallen to the earth, he heard a voice saying to him: Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?

Bible in Basic English

And he went down on the earth, and a voice said to him, Saul, Saul, why are you attacking me so cruelly?

Common New Testament

And he fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

and he fell to the ground, and heard a voice which said to him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Darby Translation

and falling on the earth he heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, why dost thou persecute me?

Godbey New Testament

and falling on the ground, he heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me? And he said, Who art thou, Lord?

Goodspeed New Testament

and he fell to the ground. Then he heard a voice saying to him, "Saul! Saul! Why do you persecute me?"

John Wesley New Testament

And falling to the earth, he heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Julia Smith Translation

And having fallen upon the earth, he heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, Why drivest thou me out?

King James 2000

And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And falling to the ground, he heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?"

Modern King James verseion

And he fell to the earth and heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, why do you persecute Me?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?"

Moffatt New Testament

he dropped to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?"

Montgomery New Testament

He fell to the ground, and heard a voice which said to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?"

NET Bible

He fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?"

New Heart English Bible

He fell on the earth, and heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?"

Noyes New Testament

and he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Sawyer New Testament

and falling on the earth he heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, Why do you persecute me?

The Emphasized Bible

And, falling unto the earth, he heard a voice saying unto him - Saul! Saul! why, me, art thou persecuting?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and falling on the ground, he heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Twentieth Century New Testament

He fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him-- "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?"

Webster

And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Weymouth New Testament

and falling to the ground he heard a voice which said to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?"

Williams New Testament

He dropped to the ground; then he heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?"

World English Bible

He fell on the earth, and heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?"

Worsley New Testament

and he fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Youngs Literal Translation

and having fallen upon the earth, he heard a voice saying to him, 'Saul, Saul, why me dost thou persecute?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

he fell
πίπτω πέτω 
Pipto 
Usage: 56

to
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

the earth
γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

and heard
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

a voice
φωνή 
Phone 
Usage: 128

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045


Usage: 0

Σαούλ 
Saoul 
Σαούλ 
Saoul 
Usage: 3
Usage: 3

why
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

References

Images Acts 9:4

Prayers for Acts 9:4

Context Readings

Saul's Conversion On The Damascus Road

3 And, as he was journeying, it came to pass, that he was drawing nigh to Damascus; and suddenly there flashed around him a light from Heaven; 4 and, having fallen upon the ground, he heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?" 5 And he said, "Who art Thou, Lord?" And He said, "I am Jesus Whom you are persecuting.


Cross References

Matthew 25:40

"And, answering, the King will say to them, 'Verily I say to you, inasmuch as ye did it to one of My brethren, even the least, ye did it to Me.'

Matthew 25:45-46

"Then will He answer them, saying, 'Verily I say to you, inasmuch as ye did it not to one of these least, ye did it not to Me!'

Luke 10:41

But the Lord, answering, said to her, "Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things;

John 18:6

When, therefore, He said to them, "I am He," they went backward, and fell to the ground.

John 20:16

Jesus saith to her, "Mary!" Turning, she says to Him, in Hebrew, "Rabboni!" (which is to say, Teacher).

John 21:15

So, when they breakfasted, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?" He says to Him, "Yea, Lord, Thou knowest that I fondly love Thee." He saith to him, "Feed My lambs."

Acts 5:10

And she immediately fell at his feet, and expired; and, coming in, the young men found her dead; and, carrying her forth, they buried her by her husband.

Acts 22:7-8

and I fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to me, 'Saul, Saul, why do you persecute Me?'

Acts 26:14-15

And, we all having fallen to the earth, I heard a voice saying to me in the Hebrew language, 'Saul! Saul! why are you persecuting Me? It is hard for you to kick against the goads.'

Romans 11:22

Behold, then, God's kindness and severity; toward those who fell, severity; but toward you, God's kindness, if you continue in His kindness; otherwise, you also shall be cut off.

1 Corinthians 4:7

For who makes you to differ? And what do you have, that you did not receive? But, if you did receive it, why are you boasting, as if you did not receive it?

1 Corinthians 12:12

For, as the body is one, and has many members, and all the members of the body, being many, are one body; so also is the Christ;

Ephesians 5:30

because we are members of His body.

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