Paul speaks

ACTS XXII. for himself followed after, cry. A. D. 60. heard that he spake ing, d Away with

in the Hebrew tongue

dob. 22. 22. him.

Lu. 25. 18.

to them, they kept the 37 And as Paul was Jno. 19. 16. more silence: and he to be led into the + This Egyp

saith,) castle, he said unto tian roso 3 b'I am verily a the chief captain, A. D. 65. man which am a Jew, May I speak untó e ch. 5. 36. born in Tarsus, a city thee? Who said, Canst ich. 9. 11. in Cilicia, yet brought thou speak Greek? & 22. 3. up in this city eat

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

el,* and taught eacbefore 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 was wilderness four thou-lo De. 33. 3. zealous toward God, sand men that were

2 Ki. 4.38. as 8 ye all are this murderers ?

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

4 h And I persecu. If am a man which . 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 b 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

1 Ti. l. 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 bec-k ch. 9. 2:

received letters unto

& 26. 10. koned with the hand

the brethren, 12.

and unto the people. And I ch.9. 3. went to Damascus, when there was made & 26. 12, to bring them which

13. were a great silence, he

there bound spake unto them in ver. 3- unto Jerusalem, for the Hebrew tongue, times the

• In those to be punished. saying,

6 And it 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 Daand 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. & (And when they

light round about me.

upon the

2 C0.5.21. heard.

He relates

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

hour I looked up upon a voice saying unto

moh, 9. 7.
Da. 10. 7.

him. me, Saul, Saul, why

och. 9. 17.

14 And he said, persecutest thou me?

The God of our fa8 And I answered.Jo ch. 10 22. Who art thou, Lord ?

thers hath chosen Co. 6. 8.

3 Jno. 12. thee, that thou shouldAnd he said unto me, p 1 Ti.3.7. est know his will, I am Jesus of Nazareth, whom thou per

and see t that Just q ch.3. 13. & 5, 30.

One, and a shouldest secutest,

hear the voice of his

cb, 9, 15. 9 And m they that & 26. 16. month. were with me saw 1 Co.9. 1. 15 x For thou shalt indeed the light, and & 15. 8. be his witness unto were afraid ; but they t ch. 3. 14. all men of y what heard not the voice & 7. 52, thou hast seen and of him that spake to

1 Pe.2.22. me.

1 Jno. 2. I.

16 And now why 10 And I said, What

u Co.11.23

tarriest thou? arise, shall I do, Lord ? And & 15. 3. and be baptized, and the Lord said unto Ga. 1. 12. wash away thy sins, me, Arise, and go x 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 ico. 19:13: temple, I was in a glory of that light,

Ga, 3. 27

trance; being led by the hand I Pe. 3.21. 18 Aud e saw him of them that were Tit. 3. 5. saying unto with me, I came into He. 10. 22. Maked haste, and Damascus.

a ch.9. 14.

& 2. 21. 12 And none Ana

get thee quickly out

Ro. 10. 12. 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, d Ma. 10. 14. Lord, they know 13 Came unto me,

Lu. 21. 21. that I imprisoned and stood, and said over. 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 & And when the A. D. 60.

is a Roman, and unblood of thy martyr


g ch. 7. 58. Stephen was shed, I

26 When the cen.

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

turion heard that, he

Lu. 11. 48, and h consenting unto Ro. 1. 32. went and told the his death, and kept ich. 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

& 11. 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. 29 And they gave

Ep. 3.7,8. me, art thou á Ro1 Ti. 2. 7.

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 this freesuch a fellow from

# Or. tor

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

born.* live.

ver. 24-
• The Ro-

29 Then straightway 23 And as they mans used

they departed from cried out, and cast scourging 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 cap


he knew that he was tain commanded him "Dr. Lard- a Roman, and be to be brought into ber 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 tbe Ro-
mans called

because he would ing; that he might municipi

have known the cerknow wherefore they um, a free tainty wherefore he cried

so against town; bot it was accused of the him.

is probable, Jews, he loosed him 25 And, as they his father, or 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 to

some mili-
tary service.

down, and set him scourge a man that!

before them.

ver. 28

b to

Parul professes ACTS XXIII.

his integrity.

A. D. 60, of s tbe hope and CHAP. XXIII.

resurrection 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.

question. council, said, Men

& 4.2.

7 And when he had and brethren, a s have 2T). 1.3. so said, there arose a lived in all good con- He. 13. 18. dissension between science before God b 1 Ki. 22. the Pharisees and the until this day.

24. Sadducees : and the di2 And the High

Je. 20. 2. multitude

was diPriest Apnias com

Jno. 18.22.

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, neimouth.

ther angel, nor spirit: 3 Then said Paul Fax: 22. 28. but


Pharisees unto him, God shall

2 Pe.2. 10. confess both. smite thee, thou whit- Jude 8. 9 And there arose ed wall :* for sittest fcb. 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 commandeste me to 21. arose, and

strove, be smitten contrary

& 26. 6.
& 28. 20.

saying, i We find no to the law ?

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

Mar.12.18. stood by said, Revil

Lu. 20. 27.

gel baih spoken to est thou God's High ich. 25. 25. him, ' let us pot fight Priest!

& 26. 31.

against God. 5 Then said Paul, k ch.22. 1. 10 And when there I wist not, brethren,

17, 18. arose a great dissenthat he was the High 1 ch.5.39. sion, the chief cap, Priest : for it is writ

mch. 18. 9. tain, fearing lest Paul ten, e 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 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 and brethren, by his own

following the Lord 10 am a Pharisee, son. stood by him, and the son of a Pharisee

said, Be of good

to go


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,

ch. 25. 3. must thou bear wit

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, n certain of the execration. a certain thing to tell Jews banded toge- or er. 12. ther, and bound them

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

*"Such ex- the chief captain, and would neither eat nor asthese 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.

nishing 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

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; Thim, What is that

and in cereat nothing until we

thou hast to tell me?

tain cases have slain Paul.

20 And

thougbt, that 15 Now therefore they were

he said,

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 him fectly

vented from concerning him :

more perfectly. and

accomplishwe, or ing 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 au easy mat- him of them more sister's son heard of

ter to obtain an absolution

than forty men, which 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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