Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Saul was in hearty agreement with putting him to death.And on that day a great persecution began against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.
Now Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest,
I persecuted this Way to the death, binding and putting both men and women into prisons,
I thought to myself that I had to do many things hostile to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
1 Corinthians 15:9
For I am
the least of the apostles, and not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
as to zeal,
a persecutor of the church; as to the righteousness which is in the Law, found blameless.
1 Timothy 1:13
even though I was formerly a blasphemer and a
persecutor and a violent aggressor. Yet I was shown mercy because I acted ignorantly in unbelief;
Saul began ravaging the church, entering house after house, and dragging off men and women, he would put them in prison.