Acts 22:6-16 NIV

6 "About noon as I came near Damascus, suddenly a bright light from heaven flashed around me.1

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7 I fell to the ground and heard a voice say to me, 'Saul! Saul! Why do you persecute me?'
8 " 'Who are you, Lord?' I asked. " 'I am Jesus of Nazareth,2 whom you are persecuting,' he replied.

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9 My companions saw the light,3 but they did not understand the voice4 of him who was speaking to me.

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10 " 'What shall I do, Lord?' I asked. " 'Get up,' the Lord said, 'and go into Damascus. There you will be told all that you have been assigned to do.'5

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11 My companions led me by the hand into Damascus, because the brilliance of the light had blinded me.6

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12 "A man named Ananias came to see me.7 He was a devout observer of the law and highly respected by all the Jews living there.8

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13 He stood beside me and said, 'Brother Saul, receive your sight!' And at that very moment I was able to see him.
14 "Then he said: 'The God of our fathers9 has chosen you to know his will and to see10 the Righteous One11 and to hear words from his mouth.

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15 You will be his witness12 to all men of what you have seen13 and heard.

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16 And now what are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized14 and wash your sins away,15 calling on his name.'16

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