Acts 26:12
In this pursuit, I was on my way to Damascus with the authority and commission of the chief priests.
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Acts 9:1, 2
Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing out threats of murder against the Lord's disciples. He went to the high priest . . .

Acts 22:5
as the high priest and the whole Council can testify about me. I even obtained letters from them to their brothers in Damascus, and I was on my way to apprehend these people and bring them to Jerusalem to be punished.


Acts 26:10
And that is what I did in Jerusalem. With authority from the chief priests I put many of the saints in prison, and when they were condemned to death, I cast my vote against them.

1 Kings 21:8-10
Then Jezebel wrote letters in Ahab's name, sealed them with his seal, and sent them to the elders and nobles who lived with Naboth in his city. . . .

Psalm 94:20, 21
Can a corrupt throne be Your ally--one devising mischief by decree? . . .

Isaiah 10:1
Woe to those who enact unjust statutes and issue oppressive decrees,

Jeremiah 26:8
and as soon as he had finished telling all the people what the LORD had commanded him to say, the priests and prophets and all the people seized him, shouting, "You must surely die!

Jeremiah 29:26, 27
The LORD has appointed you priest in place of Jehoiada, to be the chief officer in the house of the LORD, responsible for any madman who acts like a prophet--you must put him in stocks and neck irons. . . .

John 7:45-48
Then the officers returned to the chief priests and Pharisees, who asked them, "Why didn't you bring Him in?" . . .

John 11:57
But the chief priests and Pharisees had given orders that anyone who knew where He was must report it, so that they could arrest Him.

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"While so engaged as I was journeying to Damascus with the authority and commission of the chief priests,

King James Bible
Whereupon as I went to Damascus with authority and commission from the chief priests,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I was traveling to Damascus under these circumstances with authority and a commission from the chief priests.

International Standard Version
"That is how I happened to be traveling to Damascus with authority based on a commission from the high priests.

NET Bible
"While doing this very thing, as I was going to Damascus with authority and complete power from the chief priests,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And while I was going for this cause to Darmsuq with the authority and approval of The Chief Priests,”
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