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Also called SAUL - Ac 8:1; 9:1; 13:9

From the tribe of Benjamin, - Ro 11:1; Php 3:5

Personal appearance of - 2Co 10:1,10; 11:6

Born in the city of Tarsus - Ac 9:11; 21:39; 22:3

Educated at Jerusalem in the school of Gamaliel - Ac 22:3; 26:4

A zealous Pharisee - Ac 22:3; 23:6; 26:5; 2Co 11:22; Ga 1:14; Php 3:5

A Roman citizen - Ac 16:37; 22:25-28

Persecutes the Christians; present at, and gives consent to, the stoning of Stephen - Ac 7:58; 8:1,3; 9:1; 22:4

Sent to Damascus with letters for the arrest and return to Jerusalem of Christians - Ac 9:1,2

His vision and conversion - Ac 9:3-22; 22:4-19; 26:9-15; 1Co 9:1; 15:8; Ga 1:13; 1Ti 1:12,13

Is immersed - Ac 9:18; 22:16

Called to be an apostle - Ac 22:14-21; 26:16-18; Ro 1:1; 1Co 1:1; 9:1,2; 15:9; Ga 1:1,15,16; Eph 1:1; Col 1:1; 1Ti 1:1; 2:7; 2Ti 1:1,11; Tit 1:1,3

Preaches in Damascus for the first time - Ac 9:20,22

Is persecuted by the Jews - Ac 9:23,24

Escapes by being let down from the wall in a basket; goes to Jerusalem - Ac 9:25,26; Ga 1:18,19

Received by the disciples in Jerusalem - Ac 9:26-29

Goes to Caesarea - Ac 9:30; 18:22

Sent to the Gentiles - Ac 13:2,3,47,48; 22:17-21; Ro 11:13; 15:16; Ga 1:15-24

Has Barnabas as his companion - Ac 11:25,26

Teaches at Antioch (in Syria) for one year - Ac 11:26

Conveys the contributions of the Christians in Antioch to the Christians in Jerusalem - Ac 11:27-30

Returns with the apostle John to Antioch (of Syria) - Ac 12:25

Visits Seleucia - Ac 13:4

Visits much of the island of Cyprus - Ac 13:4

Preaches at Salamis - Ac 13:5

Preaches at Paphos - Ac 13:6

Sergius Paulus, governor of the country, is a convert of - Ac 13:7-12

Contends with Elymas (Bar-Jesus) the sorcerer - Ac 13:6-12

Visits Perga in Pamphylia - Ac 13:13

John (Mark), a companion of, departs for Jerusalem - Ac 13:13

Visits Antioch (in Pisidia), and preaches in the synagogue - Ac 13:14-41

His message received gladly by the Gentiles - Ac 13:42,49

Persecuted and expelled - Ac 13:50,51

Visits Iconium, and preaches to the Jews and non-Jews; is persecuted; escapes to Lystra; goes to Derbe - Ac 14:1-6

Heals an immobile man - Ac 14:8-10

The people attempt to worship him - Ac 14:11-18

Is persecuted by certain Jews from Antioch and Iconium, and is stoned - Ac 14:19; 2Co 11:25; 2Ti 3:11

Escapes to Derbe, where he preaches the gospel, and returns to Lystra, and to Iconium, and to Antioch, strengthens the souls of the disciples, exhorts them to continue in the faith, and helps to appoint elders - Ac 14:19-23

Re-visits Pisidia, Pamphylia, Perga, Attalia, and Antioch, in Syria, where he lived - Ac 14:24-28

Contends with the Judaizers against their circumcision "theology" - Ac 15:1,2

Refers the question of circumcision to the apostles and elders at Jerusalem - Ac 15:2,4

He declares to the apostles at Jerusalem the miracles and wonders God had performed among the Gentiles by them - Ac 15:12

Returns to Antioch, accompanied by Barnabas, Judas, and Silas, with letters to the Gentiles - Ac 15:22,25

Makes his second tour of the congregations - Ac 15:36

Chooses Silas as his companion, and passes through Syria and Cilicia, strengthening the congregations - Ac 15:36-41

Visits Lystra; circumcises Timothy - Ac 16:1-5

Goes through Phrygia and Galatia; is forbidden by the Holy Spirit to preach in Asia; visits Mysia; attempts to go to Bithynia, but is restrained by the Spirit - Ac 16:6,7

Goes to Troas, where he has a vision of a man saying, "Come over into Macedonia, and help us; "immediately proceeds to Macedonia - Ac 16:8-10

Visits Samothracia and Neapolis; comes to Philippi, the chief city of Macedonia; visits a place of prayer at the side of the river; preaches the word; the merchant, Lydia, from Thyatira, is converted and immersed - Ac 16:11-15

Reproves the soothsayer; causes the evil spirit to come out of the girl who practises divination - Ac 16:16-18

Persecuted, beaten, and cast into prison with Silas; sings songs of praise in the prison; an earthquake shakes the prison; he preaches to the alarmed jailer, who believes, and is immersed along with his household - Ac 16:19-34

Is released by the civil authorities on the grounds of his being a Roman citizen - Ac 16:35-39; 2Co 6:5; 11:25; 1Th 2:2

Is welcomed at the household of Lydia - Ac 16:40

Visits Amphipolis, Apollonia, and Thessalonica; preaches in the synagogue - Ac 17:1-4

Is persecuted - Ac 17:5-9; 2Th 1:1-4

Escapes to Berea by night; preaches in the synagogue; many honorable women and several men believe - Ac 17:10-12

Persecuted by the Jews who come from Thessalonica; is escorted by some of the brethren to Athens - Ac 17:13-15

Debates on Mars' Hill (at the meeting of the Areopagus Council) with Greeks - Ac 17:16-34

Visits Corinth; lives with Aquila and his wife, Priscilla (Prisca), who were tentmakers; joins in their trade - Ac 18:1-3

Reasons in the synagogue every Sabbath; is rejected by the Jews; turns to the Gentiles; makes his home with Justus; continues there for eighteen months, teaching the word of God - Ac 18:4-11

Persecuted by Jews, drawn before the deputy, charged with wicked lewdness; accusation dismissed; takes his leave after many days, and sails to Syria, accompanied by Aquila and Priscilla - Ac 18:12-18

Visits Ephesus, where he leaves Aquila and Priscilla; enters into a synagogue, where he reasons with the Jews; starts on his return trip to Jerusalem; visits Caesarea; crosses over the country of Galatia and Phrygia, strengthening the disciples - Ac 18:18-23

Returns to Ephesus; immerses in the name of the Lord Jesus, and lays his hands upon the disciples, who are baptized with the Holy Spirit; preaches in the synagogue; remains in Ephesus for two years; heals the sick people - Ac 19:12

Rebukes the exorcists; casts an evil spirit out of a man, and many believe, bringing their evil books of sorcery to be burned - Ac 19:13-20; 1Co 16:8,9

Sends Timothy and Erastus into Macedonia, but he himself remains in Asia for a period of time - Ac 19:21,22

The spread of the gospel through his preaching interferes with the makers of idols; he is persecuted, and a great uproar of the city is created; the town clerk appeases the people; dismisses the accusation against Paul, and disperses the people - Ac 19:23-41; 2Co 1:8; 2Ti 4:14

Proceeds to Macedonia after strengthening the congregations in that region; comes into Greece and lives for three months; returns through Macedonia, accompanied by Sopater, Aristarchus, Secundus, Gaius, Timothy, Tychicus, and Trophimus - Ac 20:1-6

Visits Troas; preaches until daybreak; restores to life the young man (Eutychus) who fell from the window - Ac 20:6-12

Visits Assos, Mitylene, Chios, Samos, Trogyllium, and Miletus, hastening to Jerusalem, to be there by Pentecost day - Ac 20:13-16

Sends for the elders of the congregation of Ephesus; relates to them how he had preached in Asia and his temptations and afflictions, urging repentance toward God - Ac 20:17-21

Declares he was going bound in spirit to Jerusalem; exhorts them to take heed to themselves and the flock over whom the Holy Spirit had made them overseers; kneels down, prays, and leaves - Ac 20:22-38

Visits Coos, Rhodes, and Patara; boards a ship bound for Tyre - Ac 21:1-3

Waits at Tyre for seven days; is brought on his way by the disciples to the outskirts of the city; kneels down and prays; boards the ship; comes to Ptolemais; greets the brethren, and stays for one day - Ac 21:4-7

Departs for Caesarea; enters the house of Philip the evangelist; is admonished by the prophet Agabus not to go to Jerusalem; nevertheless, he proceeds to Jerusalem - Ac 21:8-15

Is received by the brethren gladly; talks about the things that had been done among the Gentiles through his ministry - Ac 21:17-25

Enters the temple courtyard; the people are stirred up against him by some Jews from Asia; an uproar is created; he is thrust out of the temple area; the commander of the Roman garrison intervenes and arrests him - Ac 21:26-33

His defense - Ac 21:33-40; 22:1-21

Is confined in the fortress - Ac 22:24-30

Is brought before the Sanhedrin; his defense - Ac 22:30; 23:1-5

Is returned to the fortress - Ac 23:10

Is encouraged by a vision from God, promising him that he will give testimony in Rome - Ac 23:11

Jewish leaders conspire against his life - Ac 23:12-15

This plan is thwarted by his nephew - Ac 23:16-22

Is escorted to Caesarea by a military guard - Ac 23:23-33

Is confined in Herod's Judgment Hall in Caesarea - Ac 23:35

His trial before Governor Felix - Ac 24

Remains in custody for two years - Ac 24:27

His trial before Governor Festus - Ac 25:1-12

Appeals to be heard by Caesar - Ac 25:10-12

His examination before Herod Agrippa II - Ac 25:13-27; 26

Is taken to Rome in the custody of Julius, a centurion, and a detachment of soldiers; boards a ship, accompanied by other prisoners, and sails by way of the coasts of Asia; stops at Sidon, and at Myra - Ac 27:1-5

Transferred to a ship of Alexandria; sails by way of Cnidus, Crete, Salamis, and the Fair Havens - Ac 27:6-8

Predicts misfortune to the ship; his counsel not heeded, and the voyage resumes - Ac 27:9-13

The ship encounters a storm; Paul encourages and comforts the officers and crew; the soldiers advise putting the prisoners to death; the centurion interferes, and all on board (consisting of two-hundred and seventy-six persons) survive - Ac 27:14-44

The ship is wrecked, and all on board take refuge on the island of Melita (Malta) - Ac 27:14-44

Kind treatment by the inhabitants of the island - Ac 28:1,2

Is bitten by a viper and miraculously unharmed - Ac 28:3-6

Heals the ruler's father and others - Ac 28:7-10

Is delayed in Melita (Malta) for three months; proceeds on the voyage; delays at Syracuse; sails by Rhegium and Puteoli - Ac 28:11-13

Meets some brethren who accompany him to Rome from Appii Forum; arrives at Rome; is delivered to the captain of the guard; is permitted to live by himself in custody of a soldier - Ac 28:14-16

Summons the local Jewish leadership; states his position; is kindly received; expounds the gospel; testifies to the kingdom of heaven - Ac 28:17-29

Lives in his own rented house for two years, preaching and teaching - Ac 28:30,31

Supports himself - Ac 18:3; 20:33-35

Sickness of, in Asia - 2Co 1:8-11

His resolute determination to go to Jerusalem despite repeated warnings - Ac 20:22,23; 21:4,10-14

Caught up to the third heaven - 2Co 12:1-4

Has "a thorn in the flesh," - 2Co 12:7-9; Ga 4:13,14

His independence of character - 1Th 2:9; 2Th 3:8

Persecutions of - 1Th 2:2; Heb 10:34

Persecutions endured by, see below

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PERSECUTIONS ENDURED BY - Ac 9:16,23-25,29; 16:19-25; 20:22-24; 21:13,27-33; 22:22-24; 23:10,12-15; Ro 8:35-37; 1Co 4:9,11-13; 2Co 1:8-10; 4:8-12; 6:4,5,8-10; 11:23-27,32,33; 12:10; Ga 5:11; 6:17; Php 1:30; 2:17,18; Col 1:24; 1Th 2:2,14,15; 3:4; 2Ti 1:12; 2:9,10; 3:11,12; 4:16,17

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