Acts 26:14
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
We all fell down, and I heard a voice saying to me in Aramaic, 'Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me? It is useless for you to fight against my will.'

King James Bible
And when we were all fallen to the earth, I heard a voice speaking unto me, and saying in the Hebrew tongue, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me? it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.

Darby Bible Translation
And, when we were all fallen to the ground, I heard a voice saying to me in the Hebrew tongue, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me? it is hard for thee to kick against goads.

World English Bible
When we had all fallen to the earth, 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.'

Young's Literal Translation
and we all having fallen to the earth, I heard a voice speaking unto me, and saying in the Hebrew dialect, Saul, Saul, why me dost thou persecute? hard for thee against pricks to kick!

Acts 26:14 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

26:14 In the Hebrew tongue - St. Paul was not now speaking in Hebrew: when he was, Acts 23:7, he did not add, In the Hebrew tongue. Christ used this tongue both on earth and from heaven.

Acts 26:14 Parallel Commentaries

Library
'Before Governors and Kings'
'Whereupon, O king Agrippa, I was not disobedient unto the heavenly vision: 20. But shewed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts of Judsea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works meet for repentance. 21. For these causes the Jews caught me in the temple, and went about to kill me. 22. Having therefore obtained help of God, I continue unto this day, witnessing both to small and great, saying none other things than those
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts

Eighteenth Day. Holiness and Faith.
That they may receive remission of sins, and an inheritance among them that are sanctified by faith in me.'--Acts xxvi. 18. The more we study Scripture in the light of the Holy Spirit, or practise the Christian life in His power, the deeper becomes our conviction of the unique and central place faith has in God's plan of salvation. And we learn, too, to see that it is meet and right that it should be so: the very nature of things demands it. Because God is a Spiritual and Invisible Being, every
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ

The Nature of Enthusiasm
"And Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, thou art beside thyself." Acts 26:24. 1. And so say all the world, the men who know not God, of all that are of Paul's religion: of every one who is so a follower of him as he was of Christ. It is true, there is a sort of religion, nay, and it is called Christianity too, which may be practised without any such Imputation, which is generally allowed to be consistent with common sense, --that is, a religion of form, a round of outward duties, performed in a
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions

The Almost Christian
"Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian." Acts 26:28. AND many there are who go thus far: ever since the Christian religion was in the world, there have been many in every age and nation who were almost persuaded to be Christians. But seeing it avails nothing before God to go only thus far, it highly imports us to consider, First. What is implied in being almost, Secondly. What in being altogether, a Christian. I. (I.) 1. Now, in the being almost a Christian is implied, First, heathen honesty.
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions

Cross References
Acts 9:4
He fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, "Saul! Saul! Why are you persecuting me?"

Acts 9:7
The men with Saul stood speechless, for they heard the sound of someone's voice but saw no one!

Acts 21:40
The commander agreed, so Paul stood on the stairs and motioned to the people to be quiet. Soon a deep silence enveloped the crowd, and he addressed them in their own language, Aramaic.

Acts 26:13
About noon, Your Majesty, as I was on the road, a light from heaven brighter than the sun shone down on me and my companions.

Acts 26:15
"'Who are you, lord?' I asked. "And the Lord replied, 'I am Jesus, the one you are persecuting.

Jump to Previous
Aramaic Attacking Cruelly Dialect Driving Earth Fallen Fell Finding Goad Goads Ground Hard Heard Hebrew Hurts Impulse Kick Language Ox-Goad Painful Persecute Persecutest Persecuting Pricks Saul Speaking Tongue Voice
Jump to Next
Aramaic Attacking Cruelly Dialect Driving Earth Fallen Fell Finding Goad Goads Ground Hard Heard Hebrew Hurts Impulse Kick Language Ox-Goad Painful Persecute Persecutest Persecuting Pricks Saul Speaking Tongue Voice
Links
Acts 26:14 NIV
Acts 26:14 NLT
Acts 26:14 ESV
Acts 26:14 NASB
Acts 26:14 KJV

Acts 26:14 Bible Apps
Acts 26:14 Biblia Paralela
Acts 26:14 Chinese Bible
Acts 26:14 French Bible
Acts 26:14 German Bible

Acts 26:14 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Acts 26:13
Top of Page
Top of Page