New Living Translation
But Saul was going everywhere to destroy the church. He went from house to house, dragging out both men and women to throw them into prison.
King James Bible
As for Saul, he made havock of the church, entering into every house, and haling men and women committed them to prison.
Darby Bible Translation
But Saul ravaged the assembly, entering into the houses one after another, and dragging off both men and women delivered them up to prison.
World English Bible
But Saul ravaged the assembly, entering into every house, and dragged both men and women off to prison.
Young's Literal Translation
and Saul was making havoc of the assembly, into every house entering, and haling men and women, was giving them up to prison;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:3 Saul made havoc of the Church - Like some furious beast of prey. So the Greek word properly signifies. Men and women - Regarding neither age nor sex.
LibraryPeriod iii. The Critical Period: A. D. 140 to A. D. 200
The interval between the close of the post-apostolic age and the end of the second century, or from about 140 to 200, may be called the Critical Period of Ancient Christianity. In this period there grew up conceptions of Christianity which were felt by the Church, as a whole, to be fundamentally opposed to its essential spirit and to constitute a serious menace to the Christian faith as it had been commonly received. These conceptions, which grew up both alongside of, and within the Church, have …
Joseph Cullen Ayer Jr., Ph.D.—A Source Book for Ancient Church History
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