|New International Version (© 2011)|
They only heard the report: "The man who formerly persecuted us is now preaching the faith he once tried to destroy."
King James Bible
But they had heard only, That he which persecuted us in times past now preacheth the faith which once he destroyed.
American Standard Version
but they only heard say, He that once persecuted us now preacheth the faith of which he once made havoc;
Young's Literal Translation
and only they were hearing, that 'he who is persecuting us then, doth now proclaim good news -- the faith that then he was wasting;'
Galatians 1:23 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They had heard only - As a persecutor of the Church of Christ, I was well known; and as a convert to Christ I was not less so. The fame of both was great, even where I was personally unknown.
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Acts 9:13,20,26 Then Ananias answered, Lord, I have heard by many of this man, how much evil he has done to your saints at Jerusalem...
1 Corinthians 15:8-10 And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time...
1 Timothy 1:13-16 Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief...
Galatians 1:23 Parallel CommentariesAnnounces Attacked Cruel Destroy Destroyed Ears Faith Formerly Glad Good Havoc Heard Hearing Kept News Once Past Persecuted Persecuting Persecutor Preaches Preacheth Preaching Proclaim Ravaged Report Telling Tidings Time Times Tried WastingAnnounces Attacked Cruel Destroy Destroyed Ears Faith Formerly Glad Good Havoc Heard Hearing Kept News Once Past Persecuted Persecuting Persecutor Preaches Preacheth Preaching Proclaim Ravaged Report Telling Tidings Time Times Tried WastingTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Acts 6:7 So the word of God spread. The number of disciples in Jerusalem increased rapidly, and a large number of priests became obedient to the faith.
Acts 9:21 All those who heard him were astonished and asked, "Isn't he the man who raised havoc in Jerusalem among those who call on this name? And hasn't he come here to take them as prisoners to the chief priests?"
Acts 19:13 Some Jews who went around driving out evil spirits tried to invoke the name of the Lord Jesus over those who were demon-possessed. They would say, "In the name of the Jesus whom Paul preaches, I command you to come out."
Galatians 6:10 Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.