He stood beside me and said, 'Brother Saul, receive your sight!' And at that very moment I was able to see him.
"Then he said: 'The God of our fathers1 has chosen you to know his will and to see2 the Righteous One3 and to hear words from his mouth.
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You will be his witness4 to all men of what you have seen5 and heard.
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And now what are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized6 and wash your sins away,7 calling on his name.'8
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"When I returned to Jerusalem9 and was praying at the temple, I fell into a trance10
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and saw the Lord speaking. 'Quick!' he said to me. 'Leave Jerusalem immediately, because they will not accept your testimony about me.'
" 'Lord,' I replied, 'these men know that I went from one synagogue to another to imprison11 and beat12 those who believe in you.
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And when the blood of your martyr Stephen was shed, I stood there giving my approval and guarding the clothes of those who were killing him.'13
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"Then the Lord said to me, 'Go; I will send you far away to the Gentiles.' "14
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The crowd listened to Paul until he said this. Then they raised their voices and shouted, "Rid the earth of him!15 He's not fit to live!"16
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As they were shouting and throwing off their cloaks17 and flinging dust into the air,18
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