Paul speaks

ACTS XXII. for himself followed after, cry.

A. D. 60. heard that he spake ing, d Away with

in the Hebrew tongue

d oh. 22. 22. to them, they kept the him.

37 And as Paul was Jno. 19.15. more silence: and he to be led into the + This Egyp

saith,) castle, he said unto tian rose" 3 b' I am verily & the chief captain, A. D. 55.

man which am a Jew, May I speak unto e ch.5. 36. born in Tarsus, a city thee? Who said, Capst ich. 9. 11. in Cilicia, yet brought thou speak Greek? & 22. 3. up in this city cat

38 e Art not thou sch. 12. 17 the feet of Gamali. that Egyptian,twhich a ch. 7. 2.

el,* and taught e acbefore these

days b ch. 21. 39. cording to the perfect madest an uproar, and 2C0.11.22. manner of the law of leddest out into the Ph. 3. 5. the fathers, and f was wilderness four thouc De. 33. 3. zealous toward God, sand men that were

2 Ki. 4.38. as 8 ye all are this

Lu. 10. 39. day. murderers ? 39 But Paul said, a ch. 5. 34.

4 h And I persecu. If am a man which e ch. 26.5. ted this way unto the am a Jew of Tarsus, fch. 21. 20. death, binding and a city in Cilicia, a

Ga. 1. 14. delivering into pricitizen of no mean & Ro. 10.2. sons both men and city : and, I beseech h ch. 8. 3. women. thee, suffer

me to

& 26.9, 10, 5 As also the High speak unto the people.

11. Priest doth bear me

Ph. 3. 6. 40 And when he iti. 1. 13. witness, and i all the had given him li- ich. 4. 5.

estate of the elders : cence, Paul stood on Lu. 22. 66. from k whom also I the stairs, and & beck ch. 9. 2. received letters unto

& 26. 10. koned with the hand



12. unto the people. And I ch.9. 3.

went to Damascus, when there was made & 26. 12, to bring them which

13. a great silence, he

were there bound spake unto them in ver. 3- unto Jerusalem, for

• In those to be punished. saying,

6 And lit came to

scholars sat CHAP. XXII.

pass, that, as I made

ground, or my journey, and was 1 MEN, a brethren, low seats, come pigh unto Da. and fathers, hear ye the teacher. mascus about noon, my defence which I on a sort of suddenly there shone make now unto you.


from heaven a great

Scott. 2 (And when they

light round about me. 318

the Hebrew tongue, times the

upon the

with me

He relates

ACTS XXII. his conversion. 7 And I fell unto A. D. 60. sight. And the same the ground, and heard

hour I looked up upon

moh, 9. 7. a voice saying unto


Da. 10. 7. me, Saul, Saul, why

14 And he said,

och. 9. 17. persecutest thou me?

The God of our fa8 And I answered, l • ch.10 22.

thers hath chosen Who art thou, Lord ? 3 Jpo. 12. thee, that thou shouldAnd he said unto me, p 1 Ti, 3.7. est know his will, I am Jesus of Naza

and see t that Just reth, whom thou per

q ch.3. 13.

& 5. 30. One, and a shouldest secutest.

hear the voice of his

I ch. 9, 15. 9 And m they that

& 26. 16. mouth. were

saws 1 Co. 9. 1. 15 x For thou shalt indeed the light, and & 15. 8. be his witness into were afraid ; but they tch. 3. 14. all men of y what heard not the voice

& 7. 52, thou hast seen and of him that spake to

2 Co. 5.21.


I Pe.2.22. me.

1 Jno. 2, 1.

16 And now why 10 And I said, What

u 1 Co.11.23.

tarriest thou? arise, shall I do, Lord ? And

& 15. 3.

and be baptized, zand the Lord said unto Ga. 1. 12. wash away thy sins, me, Arise, and go ch. 23. 11. calling a on the name into Damascus ; and

La. 24. 47, of the Lord. there it shall be told

48. Jno.15. 27.

17 And bit came thee of all things

y ch. 4. 20. to pass, that, when which are appointed & 26. 16.

I was come again for thee to do.

z ch. 2. 38. to Jerusalem,. even 11 And when I Ro. 6.3. 4. while I prayed in the could not see for the

1 Co. 6.11. 1 Co. 12. 13

temple, I was in a glory of that light,

Ga. 3. 27.

trance; being led by the hand

I Pe. 3. 21.

18 Aud esaw him of them that were Tit. 3. 5. saying

unto me, with me, I came into He. 10. 22. Maked haste, and Damascus.

a ch.9. 14.

get thee quickly out

& 2. 21. 12 And none Ana

Ro. 10, i2. of Jerusalem : for nias, a devout man 14. they will not receive according to the law, b ch.9. 26. thy testimony conhaving a good re

2 Co.12.2. cerning me. port of all the p Jews o ver. 14. 19 And I said, which dwelt there, a Ma. 10. 14. Lord, they know 13 Came unto me,

Lu. 21. 21. that I imprisoned and stood, and said • ver. 4.

and fbeat in every unto me, Brother f Ma. 10. 17. synagogue them that Saul, receive thy

believed on thee :

The Jews

enraged. 20 8 And when the A. D. 60.

is a Roman, and unblood of thy martyr

condemned Stephen was shed, I

8 ch. 7. 58.

26 When the cen.

h ch. 8. 1. also was standing by,

Lu. 11. 48.

turion heard that, he and h consenting unto

Ro. 1. 32. went and told the his death, and kept i ch.9. 15. chief captain, saying, the raiment of them & 13.2.46. Take heed what thou that slew him.

& 18.6.

doest : for this man

& 26. 17. 21 And he said unto

Ro. 1. 5.

is a Roman. me, Depart: i for I

& IL 13. 27 Then the chief will send thee far & 15. 16. captain came, and hence unto the Gen- Ga. 1. 15. said unto him, Tell tiles.

& 2. 7, 8. 99 And they gave

me, art thou a RoEp.3.7,8.

iTi. 2.'5. man? He said, Yea. him audience unto 2 Ti. 1. 11. 28 And the chief this word, and then k ch. 21. 36. captain answered, lifted up their voices, I ch. 25. 24. With a great sum and said, k Away with mch. 16. 37. obtained i this freesuch a fellow from

Or. tor

dom. And Paul the eartli: for it is tured him. said, But I was free not fit that he should

born.* live.

ver. 24

29 Then straightway

# The Ro03 And as they

mans used they departed from cried out, and cast sconrging to him which should off their clothes, and compel sup- have texamined him: threw dust into the posed crimi- and the chief captain air,

nals to make

also was afraid, after 24 The chief сар

he knew that he was

Yer. 28 tain commanded him Dr. Lard-a Roman, and beto be brought into per has prov- cause he had bound the castle, and bade ed, that Tar- him. that he should be ex- sus was not

30 On the morrow, amined. by scourg.

what the Ro

because he would

mans called ing; that he might municipi

have known the cer. know wherefore they um, a free tainty wherefore he cried SO against town; bat it was accused of the him.

is probable, Jews, he loose him

that either 95 And as

from his bands, and bound him with


commanded the Chief thongs, Panl said had been Priests and all their unto the centurion made free of council to appear, that stood by, m Is it Rome for and brought Paul lawful for you

some mili-
tary service.

down, and set him scourge a man that

before them.

they his father, or

b to

Poul professes ACTS XXIII.

his integrity.

A. D. 60, of the hope and CHAP. XXIII.


of the 1 AND Paul, ear. a ch. 24. 16. dead I am called in nestly beholding the

1 Co. 4. 4.


2 Co. 1.12. council, said, Men

& 4. 2.

7 And when he had and brethren, a I have

2T. 1. 3. so said, there arose a lived in all good con- He. 13. 18. dissension between science before Godbl ki. 22. the Pharisees and the until this day.

24. Sadducees : and the 2 And the High Je. 20. 2. multitude

was diPriest Ananias coin

Joo, 19.22

vided. manded them that

c Le. 19. 35.

8 h For the Saddu

De. 25.1,2. stood by him

Jno. 7. 51. cees say that there is smite him

on the
d ch. 24. 17.

no resurrection, nei. mouth.

ther angel, nor spirit : 3 Then said Paul

e Ex. 22. 28.
but the


Ec. 10. 20. unto him, God shall

2 Pe.2. 10. confess both. smite thee, thou whit- Jude 8. 9 And there arose ed wall :* for sittest fch. 26. 5. a great cry : and the thou to judge me Ph. 3. 5. Scribes that were of after the law, and ch. 24. 15. the Pharisees' part commandesto me to


strove, be smitten contrary

& 26. 6.

saying, i We find no to the law ?

& 28. 20.

evil in this man: but 4 And they that h Ma. 22, 23. ifk a spirit or an an

Mar.12.18. stood by said," Revil

Lu. 20. 27.

gel hath spoken to est thou God's High lich. 25. 25. him, ' let us not fight Priest? 5 Then said Paul, k ch. 22. 7.

& 26. 31. against God.

10 And when there I wist not, brethren, that he was the High I ch. 5. 39.

17, 18. arose a great dissen

sion, the chief capPriest : for it is writ

mch. 18. 9.

tain, fearing lest Paul ten, . Thou shalt not

& 27. 23,

should hare been speak evil of the ruler 24 pulled in pieces of of thy people.


commanded 6 But when Paul ver. 3—

the soldiers to go perceived that the

* About five down, and take him one part were Sad-this, Ananias by force from among ducees, and the other was misera- them, and to bring Pharisees, he cried bly slain in him into the castle. out in the council, an insurrec- 11 And n the night Men

tion raised

following the Lord If am a Pharisee, son.

stood by him, and the son of a Pharisee:

said, Be of good

21. arose,

and brethren, by his own

they ecrable rows

Conspiracy ACTS XXIII. against Paul. cheer, Paul: for as, A. D. 60. 17 Then Paul called thou hast testified of

one of the centurions me in Jerusalem, so ver. 21.30. unto him, and said, must thou bear wit.

ch. 25. 3.

Bring this young ness also at Rome. # Or, with man unto the chief 12 And when it was an oath of

captain : for he hath day, 1 certain of the execration.

a certain thing to tell Jews banded toge- ov er. 12.

him. ther, and bound them

18 So he took him, selves tunder a curse, ver. 12- and brought him to saying that

*"Such ex- the chief captain, and would neither eat nor as these were said, Paul the pridrink till they had not unusual soner called me unto killed Paul.*

among the

him, and prayed me 13 And they were Jews, who to bring this young more than forty which challengedto man unto thee, who had made this con- right of pu

hath something to say spiracy.


unto thee. 14 And they came without any 19 Then the chief to the Chief Priests legal process captain took him by and elders, and said, they consi.

those whom the hand, and went We have bound our-dered as

with him aside priselves under a great transgressors vately, and asked curse, that we will of the law; him, What is that eat nothing until we

and in cer- thou hast to tell me?

tain cases have slain Paul.

thought, that

20 And he said, 15 Now therefore they were

Theo Jewg have a. ye with the council justified in greed to desire thee signify to the chief killing them that thou wouldest captain that he bring. Dr. Light- bring down Paul to him down unto you shown from morrow into the to morrow, as though the Talmud, council, as though ye

would enquire that if they they would enqnire something more per- were pre- somewhat of bim fectly

vented from concerning

more perfectly. him :

we, oring such

21 But do not thou ever he come near, vows as yield unto them: for are ready to kill him. these, it was there lie in wait for

16 And when Paul's an easy mat- him of them more sister's son heard of

ter to obtain than forty men, which

an absolution their lying in wait, from their

have bound themhe went and entered Rabbies." - selves with an oath, into the castle, and Doddridge. that they will neither told Paul.

eat nor drink till they

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