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ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 22:3-5
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He continued, "I am a Jewish man, born in Tarsus of Cilicia, but brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, and educated according to the strict view of our patriarchal law. Being zealous for God, just as all of you are today,
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I persecuted this Way to the death, binding and putting both men and women in jail,
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as both the high priest and the whole council of elders can testify about me. Having received letters from them to the brothers, I was traveling to Damascus to bring those who were prisoners there to be punished in Jerusalem.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 26:4
"All the Jews know my way of life from my youth, which was spent from the beginning among my own nation and in Jerusalem.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 26:5
They had previously known me for quite some time, if they were willing to testify, that according to the strictest party of our religion I lived as a Pharisee.
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ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 8:1
Saul agreed with putting him to death. On that day a severe persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout the land of Judea and Samaria.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 8:3
Saul, however, was ravaging the church, and he would enter house after house, drag off men and women, and put them in prison.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 9:1
Meanwhile Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 9:2
and requested letters from him to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any who belonged to the Way, either men or women, he might bring them as prisoners to Jerusalem.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 9:13
"Lord," Ananias answered, "I have heard from many people about this man, how much harm he has done to Your saints in Jerusalem.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 9:14
And he has authority here from the chief priests to arrest all who call on Your name."
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 9:21
But all who heard him were astounded and said, "Isn't this the man who, in Jerusalem, was destroying those who called on this name, and then came here for the purpose of taking them as prisoners to the chief priests?"
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 9:26
When he arrived in Jerusalem, he tried to associate with the disciples, but they were all afraid of him, since they did not believe he was a disciple.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 22:4
I persecuted this Way to the death, binding and putting both men and women in jail,
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 22:5
as both the high priest and the whole council of elders can testify about me. Having received letters from them to the brothers, I was traveling to Damascus to bring those who were prisoners there to be punished in Jerusalem.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 26:9-11
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In fact, I myself supposed it was necessary to do many things in opposition to the name of Jesus the Nazarene.
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This I actually did in Jerusalem, and I locked up many of the saints in prison, since I had received authority for that from the chief priests. When they were put to death, I cast my vote against them.
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In all the synagogues I often tried to make them blaspheme by punishing them. Being greatly enraged at them, I even pursued them to foreign cities.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_46 15:9
For I am the least of the apostles, unworthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_50 3:6
as to zeal, persecuting the church; as to the righteousness that is in the law, blameless.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_54 1:13
one who was formerly a blasphemer, a persecutor, and an arrogant man. Since it was out of ignorance that I had acted in unbelief, I received mercy,