Acts 22:17

17 “When I returned to Jerusalem and was praying at the temple, I fell into a trance

Read Acts 22:17 Using Other Translations

And it came to pass, that, when I was come again to Jerusalem, even while I prayed in the temple, I was in a trance;
"When I had returned to Jerusalem and was praying in the temple, I fell into a trance
“After I returned to Jerusalem, I was praying in the Temple and fell into a trance.

What does Acts 22:17 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Acts 22:17

And it came to pass, that when I was come again to
Jerusalem
Which was three years after his conversion; for he did not immediately return to Jerusalem, but went into Arabia; and when he returned to Damascus, which was three years after he came to Jerusalem; see ( Galatians 1:17 Galatians 1:18 )

even while I prayed in the temple;
the temple was an house of prayer; hither persons resorted for that purpose; and as the apostle had been used to it, he continued this custom, and during the time of prayer he fell into an ecstasy:

I was in a trance:
and knew not whether he was in the body, or out of the body: whether this was the time he refers to in ( 2 Corinthians 12:2 ) is not certain, though probable.

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