Acts 22:4

And I (o). I who, literally. This Way (tauthn thn odon). The very term used for Christianity by Luke concerning Paul's persecution ( Acts 9:2 ), which see. Here it "avoids any irritating name for the Christian body" (Furneaux) by using this Jewish terminology. Unto the death (acri qanatou). Unto death, actual death of many as Acts 26:10 shows. Both men and women (andra te kai gunaika). Paul felt ashamed of this fact and it was undoubtedly in his mind when he pictured his former state as "a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious ( 1 Timothy 1:13 ), the first of sinners" ( 1 Timothy 1:15 ). But it showed the lengths to which Paul went in his zeal for Judaism.