Acts 8:1

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers
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King James Version

And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the ekklesia which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judaea and Samaria, except the apostles.
New King James Version

Now Saul was consenting to his death. At that time a great persecution arose against the ekklesia which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.
New American Standard Bible

And Saul was in hearty agreement with putting him to death. And on that day a great persecution arose against the ekklesia in Jerusalem; and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.
New International Version

And Saul was there, giving approval to his death. On that day a great persecution broke out against the ekklesia at Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria.
The Amplified Bible

And Saul was [not only] consenting to [Stephen’s] death [he was pleased and entirely approving]. On that day a great and severe persecution broke out against the ekklesia which was in Jerusalem; and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles (special messengers).
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

And Saul was together with the others approving of his death, taking pleasure with them in his death and applauding it. Then on that day there arose a persecution, a great one, against the assembly at Jerusalem. And all were scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria except the apostles.
Phillips’ Modern English

while Saul gave silent assent to his execution. On that very day a great storm of persecution burst upon the Ekklesia in Jerusalem. All except the apostles were scattered over the countryside of Judea and Samaria.
Williams’ Language of the People

Saul heartily approved of his being put to death. So on that day a severe persecution broke out against the ekklesia in Jerusalem, and all of them, except the apostles, were scattered over Judea and Samaria.
 
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Writings on the Paidion Books Site
That Reference This Scripture

  1. 5. The Basis of Union and Division; The Normal Christian Church Life - Watchman Nee We know now what the church is. It consists of all the saved ones in a given locality.

  2. Captives Set Free; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard Sergius Paulus, Nicodemus and Saul of Tarsus were each set free from the schemes of the lords of the darkness of this age.

  3. Ekklesia - A Word Study - Neil Girrard Reading the Scriptures with the word “church” in them has done centuries of damage to the body of Christ. A simple reading of these Scriptures with the Greek word “ekklesia” re-inserted can be a real eye-opener.

  4. 1. Introduction; The Unfinished Reformation - An Analysis - Neil Girrard Charles Clayton Morrison’s excellent analysis is offset by some presupposed flaws – but the truth is there for those who have eyes to see.

  5. The New Testament Pattern of Ekklesia - Neil Girrard There is a New Testament pattern of ekklesia - and modern “church” life does not match up.

  6. Spiritual Blindness - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Whether we look at Nicodemus or Eve or Cain or Saul or Elymas or ourselves, the sin nature is common to every man, woman and child.
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