Acts 8:1-6 CSB

Saul the Persecutor

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.

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      2 But devout men buried Stephen and mourned deeply over him.
      3 Saul, however, was ravaging the church, and he would enter house after house, drag off men and women, and put them in prison.

      Philip in Samaria

      4 So those who were scattered went on their way proclaiming the message of good news.

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          5 Philip went down to aa city in Samaria and preached the Messiah to them.

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            • a 8:5 - Other mss read the
              6 The crowds paid attention with one mind to what Philip said, as they heard and saw the signs he was performing.