Acts 26:11
Strong's Lexicon
I frequently had them punished
τιμωρῶν (timōrōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5097: To punish, avenge myself on. From a comparative of time and ouros; properly, to protect one's honor, i.e. To avenge.

in
κατὰ (kata)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 2596: A primary particle; down, in varied relations (genitive, dative or accusative) with which it is joined).

the
τὰς (tas)
Article - Accusative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

synagogues
συναγωγὰς (synagōgas)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 4864: From sunago; an assemblage of persons; specially, a Jewish 'synagogue'; by analogy, a Christian church.

[and] tried to make [them]
ἠνάγκαζον (ēnankazon)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 315: To force, compel, constrain, urge. From anagke; to necessitate.

blaspheme.
βλασφημεῖν (blasphēmein)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 987: From blasphemos; to vilify; specially, to speak impiously.

In my raging fury
ἐμμαινόμενος (emmainomenos)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1693: To be madly enraged with. From en and mainomai; to rave on, i.e. Rage at.

περισσῶς (perissōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 4057: Greatly, exceedingly, abundantly, vehemently. Adverb from perissos; superabundantly.

against them,
αὐτοῖς (autois)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Masculine 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

{I} even
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

[went]
ἕως (heōs)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 2193: A conjunction, preposition and adverb of continuance, until.

to
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

foreign
ἔξω (exō)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 1854: Without, outside. Adverb from ek; out(-side, of doors), literally or figuratively.

cities
πόλεις (poleis)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 4172: A city, the inhabitants of a city. Probably from the same as polemos, or perhaps from polus; a town.

to persecute [them].
ἐδίωκον (ediōkon)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1377: To pursue, hence: I persecute. A prolonged form of a primary verb dio; to pursue; by implication, to persecute.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
In all the synagogues I often tried to make them blaspheme by punishing them. I even pursued them to foreign cities since I was greatly enraged at them.

New American Standard Bible
"And as I punished them often in all the synagogues, I tried to force them to blaspheme; and being furiously enraged at them, I kept pursuing them even to foreign cities.

King James Bible
And I punished them oft in every synagogue, and compelled [them] to blaspheme; and being exceedingly mad against them, I persecuted [them] even unto strange cities.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Many a time I went from one synagogue to another to have them punished, and I tried to force them to blaspheme. I was so obsessed with persecuting them that I even hunted them down in foreign cities.

New Living Translation
Many times I had them punished in the synagogues to get them to curse Jesus. I was so violently opposed to them that I even chased them down in foreign cities.

English Standard Version
And I punished them often in all the synagogues and tried to make them blaspheme, and in raging fury against them I persecuted them even to foreign cities.

New American Standard Bible
"And as I punished them often in all the synagogues, I tried to force them to blaspheme; and being furiously enraged at them, I kept pursuing them even to foreign cities.

King James Bible
And I punished them oft in every synagogue, and compelled them to blaspheme; and being exceedingly mad against them, I persecuted them even unto strange cities.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In all the synagogues I often tried to make them blaspheme by punishing them. I even pursued them to foreign cities since I was greatly enraged at them."

International Standard Version
I would even punish them frequently in every synagogue and try to make them blaspheme. Raging furiously against them, I would hunt them down even in distant cities.

NET Bible
I punished them often in all the synagogues and tried to force them to blaspheme. Because I was so furiously enraged at them, I went to persecute them even in foreign cities.

American Standard Version
And punishing them oftentimes in all the synagogues, I strove to make them blaspheme; and being exceedingly mad against them, I persecuted them even unto foreign cities.

English Revised Version
And punishing them oftentimes in all the synagogues, I strove to make them blaspheme; and being exceedingly mad against them, I persecuted them even unto foreign cities.

Young's Literal Translation
and in every synagogue, often punishing them, I was constraining them to speak evil, being also exceedingly mad against them, I was also persecuting them even unto strange cities.






Cross References
Psalm 102:8
Mine enemies reproach me all the day; and they that are mad against me are sworn against me.

Matthew 10:17
But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to the councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues;

Acts 9:1
And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the high priest,

Acts 22:5
As also the high priest doth bear me witness, and all the estate of the elders: from whom also I received letters unto the brethren, and went to Damascus, to bring them which were there bound unto Jerusalem, for to be punished.

Acts 22:19
And I said, Lord, they know that I imprisoned and beat in every synagogue them that believed on thee:

Acts 1:1
The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach,

Acts 26:10
Which thing I also did in Jerusalem: and many of the saints did I shut up in prison, having received authority from the chief priests; and when they were put to death, I gave my voice against them.

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

Acts 26:8
Why should it be thought a thing incredible with you, that God should raise the dead?

Acts 26:12
Whereupon as I went to Damascus with authority and commission from the chief priests,

Acts 26:13
At midday, O king, I saw in the way a light from heaven, above the brightness of the sun, shining round about me and them which journeyed with me.
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