Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Saul entirely approved of his being put to death. A great persecution of the church in Jerusalem broke out that day, and they were all scattered over Judea and Samaria except the apostles.
Now Saul, still breathing murderous threats against the Lord's disciples, went to the high priest,
I persecuted this Way even to the death, and bound both men and women and put them in prison,
I once thought it my duty vigorously to oppose the cause of Jesus of Nazareth.
1 Corinthians 15:9
For I am the least important of the apostles, and am not fit to be called an apostle, because I once persecuted God's church.
as to my zeal, I was a persecutor of the church; and by the Law's standard of uprightness, no fault could be found with me.
1 Timothy 1:13
though I once used to abuse, persecute, and insult him. But he had mercy on me, because I had acted in ignorance and unbelief,
But Saul harassed the church. He went into one house after another, and dragging out men and women, put them in prison.