Acts 9:5
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English Standard Version
And he said, “Who are you, Lord?” And he said, “I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting.

King James Bible
And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest: it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.

American Standard Version
And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And he'said , I am Jesus whom thou persecutest:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who said: Who art thou, Lord? And he: I am Jesus whom thou persecutest. It is hard for thee to kick against the goad.

English Revised Version
And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And he said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest:

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest. It is hard for thee to kick against the goads.

Weymouth New Testament
"Who art thou, Lord?" he asked. "I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting," was the reply.

Acts 9:5 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

It is hard for thee, etc

Transferred from Acts 26:14, and omitted by the best texts.

Acts 9:5 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Who.

1 Samuel 3:4-10 That the LORD called Samuel: and he answered, Here am I...

1 Timothy 1:13 Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.

I am.

Acts 26:9 I truly thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

it is.

Acts 5:39 But if it be of God, you cannot overthrow it; lest haply you be found even to fight against God.

Deuteronomy 32:15 But Jeshurun waxed fat, and kicked: you are waxen fat, you are grown thick, you are covered with fatness...

Job 9:4 He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who has hardened himself against him, and has prospered?

Job 40:9,10 Have you an arm like God? or can you thunder with a voice like him...

Psalm 2:12 Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and you perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little...

Isaiah 45:9 Woe to him that strives with his Maker! Let the potsherd strive with the potsherds of the earth...

1 Corinthians 10:22 Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?

Cross References
Acts 9:4
And falling to the ground, he heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?"

Acts 9:6
But rise and enter the city, and you will be told what you are to do."

Acts 10:14
But Peter said, "By no means, Lord; for I have never eaten anything that is common or unclean."

Acts 26:14
And when we had all fallen to the ground, I heard a voice saying to me in the Hebrew language, 'Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me? It is hard for you to kick against the goads.'

Philippians 3:12
Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own.

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