8 Now Saul was consenting to his death.
At that time a great persecution arose against the church which was at Jerusalem; and athey were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles. 2 And devout men carried Stephen to his burial, and bmade great lamentation over him.
3 As for Saul, che made havoc of the church, entering every house, and dragging off men and women, committing them to prison.
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