Acts 26:9
So then, I too was convinced that I ought to do all I could to oppose the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
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John 16:2, 3
They will put you out of the synagogues. In fact, a time is coming when anyone who kills you will think he is offering a service to God. . . .

Romans 10:2
For I testify about them that they are zealous for God, but not on the basis of knowledge.

Galatians 1:13, 14
For you have heard of my former way of life in Judaism, how severely I persecuted the church of God and tried to destroy it. . . .

Philippians 3:6
as to zeal, persecuting the church; as to righteousness under the Law, faultless.

1 Timothy 1:13
I was formerly a blasphemer, a persecutor, and a violent man; yet because I had acted in ignorance and unbelief, I was shown mercy.

the name.

Acts 3:6
But Peter said, "Silver or gold I do not have, but what I have I give you: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, get up and walk!"

Acts 9:16
I will show him how much he must suffer for My name."

Acts 21:13
Then Paul answered, "Why are you weeping and breaking my heart? I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die in Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus."

Acts 22:8
Who are You, Lord?' I asked. 'I am Jesus of Nazareth, whom you are persecuting, ' He replied.

Acts 24:5
We have found this man to be a nuisance, stirring up dissension among the Jews all over the world. He is a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes,

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"So then, I thought to myself that I had to do many things hostile to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

King James Bible
I verily thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In fact, I myself supposed it was necessary to do many things in opposition to the name of Jesus the Nazarene.

International Standard Version
Indeed, I myself thought it my duty to take extreme measures against the name of Jesus from Nazareth.

NET Bible
Of course, I myself was convinced that it was necessary to do many things hostile to the name of Jesus the Nazarene.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“For I had previously set my mind that I would commit many things contrary to the name of Yeshua the Nazarene.”
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