When he came to Jerusalem,1 he tried to join the disciples, but they were all afraid of him, not believing that he really was a disciple.
But Barnabas2 took him and brought him to the apostles. He told them how Saul on his journey had seen the Lord and that the Lord had spoken to him,3 and how in Damascus he had preached fearlessly in the name of Jesus.4
So Saul stayed with them and moved about freely in Jerusalem, speaking boldly in the name of the Lord.
He talked and debated with the Grecian Jews,5 but they tried to kill him.6
When the brothers7 learned of this, they took him down to Caesarea8 and sent him off to Tarsus.9