Parallel Bible results for Acts 26:2-18

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Acts 26:2-18

NIV 2 “King Agrippa, I consider myself fortunate to stand before you today as I make my defense against all the accusations of the Jews, NIV 2 “King Agrippa, I consider myself fortunate to stand before you today as I make my defense against all the accusations of the Jews, NIV 3 and especially so because you are well acquainted with all the Jewish customs and controversies. Therefore, I beg you to listen to me patiently. NIV 3 and especially so because you are well acquainted with all the Jewish customs and controversies. Therefore, I beg you to listen to me patiently. NIV 4 “The Jewish people all know the way I have lived ever since I was a child, from the beginning of my life in my own country, and also in Jerusalem. NIV 4 “The Jewish people all know the way I have lived ever since I was a child, from the beginning of my life in my own country, and also in Jerusalem. NIV 5 They have known me for a long time and can testify, if they are willing, that I conformed to the strictest sect of our religion, living as a Pharisee. NIV 5 They have known me for a long time and can testify, if they are willing, that I conformed to the strictest sect of our religion, living as a Pharisee. NIV 6 And now it is because of my hope in what God has promised our ancestors that I am on trial today. NIV 6 And now it is because of my hope in what God has promised our ancestors that I am on trial today. NIV 7 This is the promise our twelve tribes are hoping to see fulfilled as they earnestly serve God day and night. King Agrippa, it is because of this hope that these Jews are accusing me. NIV 7 This is the promise our twelve tribes are hoping to see fulfilled as they earnestly serve God day and night. King Agrippa, it is because of this hope that these Jews are accusing me. NIV 8 Why should any of you consider it incredible that God raises the dead? NIV 8 Why should any of you consider it incredible that God raises the dead? NIV 9 “I too was convinced that I ought to do all that was possible to oppose the name of Jesus of Nazareth. NIV 9 “I too was convinced that I ought to do all that was possible to oppose the name of Jesus of Nazareth. NIV 10 And that is just what I did in Jerusalem. On the authority of the chief priests I put many of the Lord’s people in prison, and when they were put to death, I cast my vote against them. NIV 10 And that is just what I did in Jerusalem. On the authority of the chief priests I put many of the Lord’s people in prison, and when they were put to death, I cast my vote against them. NIV 11 Many a time I went from one synagogue to another to have them punished, and I tried to force them to blaspheme. I was so obsessed with persecuting them that I even hunted them down in foreign cities. NIV 11 Many a time I went from one synagogue to another to have them punished, and I tried to force them to blaspheme. I was so obsessed with persecuting them that I even hunted them down in foreign cities. NIV 12 “On one of these journeys I was going to Damascus with the authority and commission of the chief priests. NIV 12 “On one of these journeys I was going to Damascus with the authority and commission of the chief priests. NIV 13 About noon, King Agrippa, as I was on the road, I saw a light from heaven, brighter than the sun, blazing around me and my companions. NIV 13 About noon, King Agrippa, as I was on the road, I saw a light from heaven, brighter than the sun, blazing around me and my companions. NIV 14 We all fell to the ground, and I heard a voice saying to me in Aramaic,‘Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me? It is hard for you to kick against the goads.’ NIV 14 We all fell to the ground, and I heard a voice saying to me in Aramaic,‘Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me? It is hard for you to kick against the goads.’ NIV 15 “Then I asked, ‘Who are you, Lord?’ “ ‘I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting,’ the Lord replied. NIV 15 “Then I asked, ‘Who are you, Lord?’ “ ‘I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting,’ the Lord replied. NIV 16 ‘Now get up and stand on your feet. I have appeared to you to appoint you as a servant and as a witness of what you have seen and will see of me. NIV 16 ‘Now get up and stand on your feet. I have appeared to you to appoint you as a servant and as a witness of what you have seen and will see of me. NIV 17 I will rescue you from your own people and from the Gentiles. I am sending you to them NIV 17 I will rescue you from your own people and from the Gentiles. I am sending you to them NIV 18 to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me.’ NIV 18 to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me.’

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