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Acts 8:1-4 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Saul was in hearty agreement with putting him to death. And on that day a great persecution began against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles. 1 And Saul was there, giving approval to his death. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church at Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria.
2 Some devout men buried Stephen, and made loud lamentation over him. 2 Godly men buried Stephen and mourned deeply for him.
3 But Saul began ravaging the church, entering house after house, and dragging off men and women, he would put them in prison. 3 But Saul began to destroy the church. Going from house to house, he dragged off men and women and put them in prison.
4 Therefore, those who had been scattered went about preaching the word. 4 Those who had been scattered preached the word wherever they went.