11NowaSaul, still2breathingbthreats and murderagainst the disciples of the Lord, went to the highpriest,
and asked for 3letters from him to 4the synagogues at 5Damascus, so that if he foundanybelonging to 6the Way, bothmen and women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.
As he was traveling, it happened that he was approachingDamascus, and 7suddenly a light from heavenflashedaround him;
and 8he fell to the ground and heard a voicesaying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?"5
And he said, "Who are You, Lord?" And He said, "I amJesuswhom you are persecuting,6but get up and enter the city, and 9it will be told you what you mustdo."