Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the congregation which was at Jerusalem, and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judaea and Samaria, except the apostles.
And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, came unto the prince of the priests
And I persecuted this way unto the death, binding and delivering into prisons both men and women.
I verily had thought that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
1 Corinthians 15:9
For I am the least of the apostles, for I am not worthy to be called an apostle because I persecuted the congregation of God.
concerning zeal, a persecutor of the congregation ; concerning the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.
1 Timothy 1:13
who was before a blasphemer and a persecutor and injurious, but I was received unto mercy because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.
As for Saul, he made havoc of the congregation ; entering into the houses and dragging out men and women, he committed them to prison.