Acts 9:24
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New Living Translation
They were watching for him day and night at the city gate so they could murder him, but Saul was told about their plot.

King James Bible
But their laying await was known of Saul. And they watched the gates day and night to kill him.

Darby Bible Translation
But their plot became known to Saul. And they watched also the gates both day and night, that they might kill him;

World English Bible
but their plot became known to Saul. They watched the gates both day and night that they might kill him,

Young's Literal Translation
and their counsel against him was known to Saul; they were also watching the gates both day and night, that they may kill him,

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

9:24 They guarded the gates day and night - That is, the governor did, at their request, 2Cor 11:32.

Acts 9:24 Parallel Commentaries

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Paul a Pattern of Prayer
"Go and inquire for one called Saul of Tarsus: for, behold, he prayeth."--ACTS ix. 11. "For this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might show forth all long-suffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on Him to life everlasting."--1 TIM. i. 16. God took His own Son, and made Him our Example and our Pattern. It sometimes is as if the power of Christ's example is lost in the thought that He, in whom is no sin, is not man as we are. Our Lord took Paul, a man
Andrew Murray—The Ministry of Intercession

Prov. 22:06 the Duties of Parents
"Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old, he will not depart from it."--Prov. 22:6. I SUPPOSE that most professing Christians are acquainted with the text at the head of this page. The sound of it is probably familiar to your ears, like an old tune. It is likely you have heard it, or read it, talked of it, or quoted it, many a time. Is it not so? But, after all, how little is the substance of this text regarded! The doctrine it contains appears scarcely known, the duty it puts
John Charles Ryle—The Upper Room: Being a Few Truths for the Times

"To Me to Live is Christ"
PHILIPPIANS i. 21. In connection with ACTS ix. 1--18. THERE is no more significant sign of the days in which we live than the interest society seems to be taking in the biographies of great men. Almost all the more popular recent books, for instance--the books which every one is reading and has to read--come under the category of biography; and, to meet the demand, two or three times in each season the market has to be supplied with the lives, in minute detail, of men who but for this would perhaps
Henry Drummond—The Ideal Life

The Future of Christ's Kingdom First Group of Epistles the First and Second Epistles to the Thessalonians Introduction to the Epistles of Paul +Epistolary Writings. + --The
STUDY VII THE FUTURE OF CHRIST'S KINGDOM FIRST GROUP OF EPISTLES THE FIRST AND SECOND EPISTLES TO THE THESSALONIANS INTRODUCTION TO THE EPISTLES OF PAUL +Epistolary Writings.+--The New Testament is composed of twenty-seven books, twenty-one of which are Epistles. Of this latter number thirteen are ascribed to Paul. It is thus seen how largely the New Testament is made up of Epistles and how many of these are attributed to the Great Apostle. In the letters of men of great prominence and power of any
Henry T. Sell—Bible Studies in the Life of Paul

Cross References
Acts 9:25
So during the night, some of the other believers lowered him in a large basket through an opening in the city wall.

Acts 20:3
where he stayed for three months. He was preparing to sail back to Syria when he discovered a plot by some Jews against his life, so he decided to return through Macedonia.

Acts 20:19
I have done the Lord's work humbly and with many tears. I have endured the trials that came to me from the plots of the Jews.

Acts 23:12
The next morning a group of Jews got together and bound themselves with an oath not to eat or drink until they had killed Paul.

Acts 23:30
But when I was informed of a plot to kill him, I immediately sent him on to you. I have told his accusers to bring their charges before you."

Acts 25:3
They asked Festus as a favor to transfer Paul to Jerusalem (planning to ambush and kill him on the way).

2 Corinthians 11:32
When I was in Damascus, the governor under King Aretas kept guards at the city gates to catch me.

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