English Standard Version
But Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest
King James Bible
And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the high priest,
Darby Bible Translation
But Saul, still breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, came to the high priest
World English Bible
But Saul, still breathing threats and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest,
Young's Literal Translation
And Saul, yet breathing of threatening and slaughter to the disciples of the Lord, having gone to the chief priest,
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
Breathing out (ἐμπνέων)
Lit., breathing upon or at, and so corresponding to against the disciples.
Threatenings and slaughter (ἀπειλῆς καὶ φόνου)
Lit., threatening; so Rev. In the Greek construction, the case in which these words are marks them as the cause or source of the "breathing;" breathing hard out of threatening, and murderous desire.
LibraryA Bird's-Eye view of the Early Church
'So the Church throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, being edified; and, walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Ghost, was multiplied.'--ACTS ix. 31 (R.V.). A man climbing a hill stops every now and then to take breath and look about him; and in the earlier part of this Book of the Acts of the Apostles there are a number of such landing-places where the writer suspends the course of his narrative, in order to give a general notion of the condition of the …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
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Sources and Literature on St. Paul and his Work.
The Knight of God
Give me not up to the will of my adversaries; for false witnesses have risen against me, and they breathe out violence.
But Saul was ravaging the church, and entering house after house, he dragged off men and women and committed them to prison.
But Ananias answered, "Lord, I have heard from many about this man, how much evil he has done to your saints at Jerusalem.
"I am a Jew, born in Tarsus in Cilicia, but brought up in this city, educated at the feet of Gamaliel according to the strict manner of the law of our fathers, being zealous for God as all of you are this day.
as the high priest and the whole council of elders can bear me witness. From them I received letters to the brothers, and I journeyed toward Damascus to take those also who were there and bring them in bonds to Jerusalem to be punished.
"I myself was convinced that I ought to do many things in opposing the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
And I did so in Jerusalem. I not only locked up many of the saints in prison after receiving authority from the chief priests, but when they were put to death I cast my vote against them.
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