Acts 8:1-6 ESV

Saul Ravages the Church

1 And 1Saul 2approved of his execution. And there arose on that day a great persecution against the church in Jerusalem, and 3they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.

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2 Devout men buried Stephen and made great lamentation over him.
3 But 4Saul was ravaging the church, and entering house after house, he 5dragged off men and women and committed them to prison.

Philip Proclaims Christ in Samaria

4 Now 6those who were scattered went about preaching the word.

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    • 480 8:4 - ver. 1
      5 7Philip went down to the citya of Samaria and proclaimed to them the Christ.

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        • v 8:5 - Some manuscripts a city
          6 8And the crowds with one accord paid attention to what was being said by Philip when they heard him 9and saw the signs that he did.

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