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 Acts 9
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The NAS Strong's Version
   Book of Acts
   Chapter 9
9:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest,
 
9:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
and asked for letters from him to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, both men and women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.
 
9:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
As he was traveling, it happened that he was approaching Damascus, and suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him;
 
9:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
and he fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?"
 
9:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And he said, "Who are You, Lord?" And He said, "I am Jesus whom you are persecuting,
 
9:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
but get up and enter the city, and it will be told you what * you must do."
 
9:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The men who traveled with him stood speechless , hearing the voice but seeing no one.
 
9:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Saul got up from the ground, and though his eyes were open, he could see nothing; and leading him by the hand, they brought him into Damascus.
 
9:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And he was three days without sight, and neither ate nor drank.
 
9:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now there was a disciple at Damascus named Ananias; and the Lord said to him in a vision, "Ananias." And he said, "Here I am, Lord."
 
9:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
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 Tarsus named Saul, for he is praying,
 
9:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
and he has seen in a vision a man named Ananias come in and lay his hands on him, so that he might regain his sight."
 
9:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But Ananias answered, "Lord, I have heard from many about this man, how much harm he did to Your saints at Jerusalem;
 
9:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
and here he has authority from the chief priests to bind all who call on Your name."
 
9:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But the Lord said to him, "Go, for he is a chosen instrument of Mine, to bear My name before the Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel;
 
9:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
for I will show him how much he must suffer for My name's sake."
 
9:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So Ananias departed and entered the house, and after laying his hands on him said, "Brother Saul, the Lord Jesus, who appeared to you on the road by which you were coming, has sent me so that you may regain your sight and be filled with the Holy Spirit."
 
9:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And immediately there fell from his eyes something like scales, and he regained his sight, and he got up and was baptized;
 
9:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
and he took food and was strengthened. Now for several days he was with the disciples who were at Damascus,
 
9:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
and immediately he began to proclaim Jesus in the synagogues, saying, "He is the Son of God."
 
9:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
All those hearing him continued to be amazed, and were saying, "Is this not he who in Jerusalem destroyed those who called on this name, and who had come here for the purpose of bringing them bound before the chief priests?"
 
9:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But Saul kept increasing in strength and confounding the Jews who lived at Damascus by proving that this Jesus is the Christ.
 
9:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
When many days had elapsed, the Jews plotted together to do away with him,
 
9:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
but their plot became known to Saul. They were also watching the gates day and night so that they might put him to death;
 
9:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
but his disciples took him by night and let him down through an opening in the wall, lowering * him in a large basket.
 
9:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
When he came to Jerusalem, he was trying to associate with the disciples; but they were all afraid of him, not believing that he was a disciple.
 
9:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But Barnabas took hold of him and brought him to the apostles and described to them how he had seen the Lord on the road, and that He had talked to him, and how at Damascus he had spoken out boldly in the name of Jesus.
 
9:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And he was with them, moving * * about * * freely * * in Jerusalem, speaking out boldly in the name of the Lord.
 
9:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And he was talking and arguing with the Hellenistic Jews; but they were attempting to put him to death.
 
9:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But when the brethren learned of it, they brought him down to Caesarea and sent him away to Tarsus.
 
9:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and going on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.
 
9:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now as Peter was traveling through all those regions, he came down also to the saints who lived at Lydda.
 
9:33 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
There he found a man named Aeneas, who had been bedridden * * eight years, for he was paralyzed.
 
9:34 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Peter said to him, "Aeneas, Jesus Christ heals you; get up and make your bed." Immediately he got up.
 
9:35 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And all who lived at Lydda and Sharon saw him, and they turned to the Lord.
 
9:36 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now in Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (which translated in Greek is called Dorcas ); this woman was abounding with deeds of kindness and charity which she continually did.
 
9:37 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And it happened at that time that she fell sick and died; and when they had washed her body, they laid it in an upper room.
 
9:38 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Since Lydda was near Joppa, the disciples, having heard that Peter was there *, sent two men to him, imploring him, "Do not delay in coming to us."
 
9:39 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So Peter arose and went with them. When he arrived, they brought him into the upper room; and all the widows stood beside him, weeping and showing all the tunics and garments that Dorcas used to make while she was with them.
 
9:40 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But Peter sent them all out and knelt * down * and prayed, and turning to the body, he said, "Tabitha, arise." And she opened her eyes, and when she saw Peter, she sat up.
 
9:41 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And he gave her his hand and raised her up; and calling the saints and widows, he presented her alive.
 
9:42 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
It became known all over Joppa, and many believed in the Lord.
 
9:43 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And Peter stayed many days in Joppa with a tanner named Simon.
 
 

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