Acts 22:14-21 NIV

14 "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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15 You will be his witness4 to all men of what you have seen5 and heard.

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16 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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17 "When I returned to Jerusalem9 and was praying at the temple, I fell into a trance10

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18 and saw the Lord speaking. 'Quick!' he said to me. 'Leave Jerusalem immediately, because they will not accept your testimony about me.'
19 " '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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      20 And when the blood of your martyra Stephen was shed, I stood there giving my approval and guarding the clothes of those who were killing him.'13

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      21 "Then the Lord said to me, 'Go; I will send you far away to the Gentiles.' "14

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