The Conversion of Saul

1 1Now Saul, still 2breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest,

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    • a 9:1 - Later called Paul
    • b 9:1 - Lit "threat"
      3 As he was traveling, it happened that he was approaching Damascus, and 7suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him;

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      4 and 8he fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?"

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      5 And he said, "Who are You, Lord?" And He said, "I am Jesus whom you are persecuting,
      6 but get up and enter the city, and 9it will be told you what * you must do."

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      7 The men who traveled with him 10stood speechless, 11hearing the voice but seeing no one.

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      8 Saul got up from the ground, and 12though his eyes were open, he could see nothing; and leading him by the hand, they brought him into 13Damascus.

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      9 And he was three days without sight, and neither ate nor drank.
      10 Now there was a disciple at 14Damascus named 15Ananias; and the Lord said to him in 16a vision, "Ananias." And he said, "Here I am, Lord."
      11 And the Lord said to him, "Get up and go to the street called Straight, and inquire at the house of Judas for a man from 17Tarsus named Saul, for he is praying,

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      12 and he has seen in a vision a man named Ananias come in and 18lay his hands on him, so that he might regain his sight."

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        • e 9:12 - A few early mss do not contain "in a vision"
          14 and here he 21has authority from the chief priests to bind all who 22call on Your name."

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