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Acts 22:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And I fell unto the ground, and heard a voice saying unto me, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And I fell unto the ground, and heard a voice saying unto me, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— and I fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to me, ‘Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?’
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And I fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to me, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And I fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to me, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— I fell also to the ground, and heard a voice saying unto me—Saul! Saul! Why, me, art thou persecuting?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— I fell also to the ground, and I heard a voice saying to me, Saul, Saul, why me dost thou persecute?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And falling on the ground, I heard a voice saying to me: Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And I fell vnto the ground, and heard a voice saying vnto mee, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— and I fell upon the earth, and heard a voice, which said to me, Shaol, Shaol, why persecutest thou me?
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And I fell to the earth: and I heard a voice, which said to me: Saul, Saul! why persecutest thou me?

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 5037
{5037} Prime
τέ
te
{teh}
A primary particle (enclitic) of connection or addition; both or also (properly as a correlation of G2532).
I fell 4098
{4098} Prime
πίπτω
pipto
{pip'-to}
The first is a reduplicated and contracted form of the second (which occurs only as an alternate in certain tenses); probably akin to G4072 through the idea of alighting; to fall (literally of figuratively).
z5627
<5627> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2138 plus 1 in a variant reading in a footnote
unto 1519
{1519} Prime
εἰς
eis
{ice}
A primary preposition; to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
ground, 1475
{1475} Prime
ἔδαφος
edaphos
{ed'-af-os}
From the base of G1476; a basis (bottom), that is, the soil.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
heard 191
{0191} Prime
ἀκούω
akouo
{ak-oo'-o}
A primary verb; to hear (in various senses).
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
a voice 5456
{5456} Prime
φωνή
phone
{fo-nay'}
Probably akin to G5316 through the idea of disclosure; a tone (articulate, bestial or artificial); by implication an address (for any purpose), saying or language.
saying 3004
{3004} Prime
λέγω
lego
{leg'-o}
A primary verb; properly to 'lay' forth, that is, (figuratively) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean.
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
unto me, 3427
{3427} Prime
μοί
moi
{moy}
The simpler form of G1698; to me.
Saul, 4549
{4549} Prime
Σαούλ
Saoul
{sah-ool'}
Of Hebrew origin [H7586]; Saul (that is, Shaul), the Jewish name of Paul.
Saul, 4549
{4549} Prime
Σαούλ
Saoul
{sah-ool'}
Of Hebrew origin [H7586]; Saul (that is, Shaul), the Jewish name of Paul.
why 5101
{5101} Prime
τίς
tis
{tis}
Probably emphatic of G5100; an interrogitive pronoun, who, which or what (in direct or indirect questions).
persecutest x1377
(1377) Complement
διώκω
dioko
{dee-o'-ko}
A prolonged (and causative) form of a primary verb δίω [[dio]] (to flee; compare the base of G1169 and G1249); to pursue (literally or figuratively); by implication to persecute.
thou y1377
[1377] Standard
διώκω
dioko
{dee-o'-ko}
A prolonged (and causative) form of a primary verb δίω [[dio]] (to flee; compare the base of G1169 and G1249); to pursue (literally or figuratively); by implication to persecute.
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
me? 3165
{3165} Prime
μέ
me
{meh}
A shorter (and probably original) form of G1691; me.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 22:3-21.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Saul:

Genesis 3:9 And the LORD God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where [art] thou?
Genesis 16:8 And he said, Hagar, Sarai's maid, whence camest thou? and whither wilt thou go? And she said, I flee from the face of my mistress Sarai.
Genesis 22:1 And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, [here] I [am].
Genesis 22:11 And the angel of the LORD called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham: and he said, Here [am] I.
Exodus 3:4 And when the LORD saw that he turned aside to see, God called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here [am] I.
1 Samuel 3:10 And the LORD came, and stood, and called as at other times, Samuel, Samuel. Then Samuel answered, Speak; for thy servant heareth.

why:

Isaiah 43:22-26 But thou hast not called upon me, O Jacob; but thou hast been weary of me, O Israel. ... Put me in remembrance: let us plead together: declare thou, that thou mayest be justified.
Jeremiah 2:5 Thus saith the LORD, What iniquity have your fathers found in me, that they are gone far from me, and have walked after vanity, and are become vain?
Jeremiah 2:9 Wherefore I will yet plead with you, saith the LORD, and with your children's children will I plead.
Matthew 25:45 Then shall he answer them, saying, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye did [it] not to one of the least of these, ye did [it] not to me.
Matthew 27:23 And the governor said, Why, what evil hath he done? But they cried out the more, saying, Let him be crucified.
1 Timothy 1:13 Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious: but I obtained mercy, because I did [it] ignorantly in unbelief.
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Gn 3:9; 16:8; 22:1, 11. Ex 3:4. 1S 3:10. Is 43:22. Jr 2:5, 9. Mt 25:45; 27:23. 1Ti 1:13.

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