9 Then aSaul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest 2 and asked bletters from him to the synagogues of Damascus, so that if he found any who were of the Way, whether men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.
Then the Lord said, “I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting. 1It is hard for you to kick against the goads.”
Then the Lord said to him, “Arise and go into the city, and you will be told what you must do.”
7 And ethe men who journeyed with him stood speechless, hearing a voice but seeing no one. 8 Then Saul arose from the ground, and when his eyes were opened he saw no one. But they led him by the hand and brought him into Damascus. 9 And he was three days without sight, and neither ate nor drank.
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