Acts 26:9

“I verily thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I verily thought with my selfe, that I ought to doe many things contrary to the name of Iesus of Nazareth:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"So then, I thought to myself that I had to do many things hostile to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I verily thought with myself that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For I, truly, was of the opinion that it was right for me to do a number of things against the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
- Basic English Bible

*I* indeed myself thought that I ought to do much against the name of Jesus the Nazaraean.
- Darby Bible

I verily thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
- Webster's Bible

I myself, however, thought it a duty to do many things in hostility to the name of Jesus, the Nazarene.
- Weymouth Bible

I myself most certainly thought that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
- World English Bible

And sotheli Y gesside, that Y ouyte do many contrarie thingis ayens the name of Jhesu Nazarene.
- Wycliffe Bible

`I, indeed, therefore, thought with myself, that against the name of Jesus of Nazareth it behoved [me] many things to do,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 26:9


26:9 I thought - When I was a Pharisee: that I ought to do many things - Which he now enumerates.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 26:9


Ac 26:9 I verily thought with myself. Next, in order to show his zeal for Judaism, he describes his course as a persecutor. He was thoroughly conscientious then in opposing Christ. For his course as a persecutor, see Ac 7:58 9:1,2 22:4

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