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Acts 26:9

New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995) [2]
— “So then, I thought to myself that I had to do many things hostile to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
King James Version (KJV 1769) [2]
— I verily thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
English Revised Version (ERV 1885)
— I verily thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— I verily thought with myself that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— I verily thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— *I* indeed myself thought that I ought to do much against the name of Jesus the Nazaraean.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— I, therefore, imagined to myself, that, against the name of Jesus the Nazarene, it was needful, many hostile things, to bring about,—
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'I, indeed, therefore, thought with myself, that against the name of Jesus of Nazareth it behoved [me] many things to do,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And I indeed did formerly think that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
Geneva Bible (GNV 1560)
— I also verely thought in my selfe, that I ought to doe many contrarie things against the Name of Iesus of Nazareth.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— I verily thought with my selfe, that I ought to doe many things contrary to the name of Iesus of Nazareth:
Lamsa Bible (1957)
— For at the very beginning I was determined that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— For I, at the first, proposed in my mind to do many things against the name of Jeshu Natsroya.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— For I myself, at first, resolved in my own mind, that I would perpetrate many adverse things against the name of Jesus the Nazarean.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
I 1473
{1473} Prime
A primary pronoun of the first person, 'I' (only expressed when emphatic).
verily 3303
{3303} Prime
A primary particle; properly indicative of affirmation or concession (in fact); usually followed by a contrasted clause with G1161 (this one, the former, etc.
{3767} Prime
Apparently a primary word; (adverbially) certainly, or (conjugationally) accordingly.
thought 1380
{1380} Prime
A prolonged form of a primary verb δόκω [[doko]], {dok'-o} (used only as an alternate in certain tenses; compare the base of G1166); of the same meaning; to think; by implication to seem (truthfully or uncertainly).
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
with myself, 1683
{1683} Prime
Genitive, dative and accusative of a compound of G1700 and G0846; of myself.
that I ought 1163
{1163} Prime
Third person singular active present of G1210; also δεόν [[deon]], {deh-on'}; which is neuter active participle of the same; both used impersonally; it is (was, etc.) necessary (as binding).
<5750> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 135
to do 4238
{4238} Prime
A primary verb; to 'practise', that is, perform repeatedly or habitually (thus differing from G4160, which properly refers to a single act); by implication to execute, accomplish, etc.; specifically to collect (dues), fare (personally).
<5658> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 516
many things 4183
{4183} Prime
Including the forms from the alternate 'pollos'; (singular) much (in any respect) or (plural) many; neuter (singular) as adverb largely; neuter (plural) as adverb or noun often, mostly, largely.
contrary 1727
{1727} Prime
From G1725; opposite; figuratively antagonistic.
to 4314
{4314} Prime
A strengthened form of G4253; a preposition of direction; forward to, that is, toward (with the genitive case the side of, that is, pertaining to; with the dative case by the side of, that is, near to; usually with the accusative case the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, that is, whither or for which it is predicated).
the x3588
(3588) Complement

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).
name 3686
{3686} Prime
From a presumed derivative of the base of G1097 (compare G3685); a 'name' (literally or figuratively), (authority, character).
of Jesus 2424
{2424} Prime
Of Hebrew origin [H3091]; Jesus (that is, Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites.
of Nazareth. 3480
{3480} Prime
From G3478; a Nazoraean, that is, inhabitant of Nazareth; by extension a Christian.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Acts 26:9-15

_ _ (See on Acts 9:1, etc.; and compare Acts 22:4, etc.)

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Acts 26:1-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Acts 26:9

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

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

John 16:2-3 They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service. ... And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor me.
Romans 10:2 For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.
Galatians 1:13-14 For ye have heard of my conversation in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and wasted it: ... And profited in the Jews' religion above many my equals in mine own nation, being more exceedingly zealous of the traditions of my fathers.
Philippians 3:6 Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; touching the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.
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.

the name:

Acts 3:6 Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk.
Acts 9:16 For I will shew him how great things he must suffer for my name's sake.
Acts 21:13 Then Paul answered, What mean ye to weep and to break mine heart? for I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.
Acts 22:8 And I answered, Who art thou, Lord? And he said unto me, I am Jesus of Nazareth, whom thou persecutest.
Acts 24:5 For we have found this man [a] pestilent [fellow], and a mover of sedition among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes:
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Jn 16:2. Ac 3:6; 9:16; 21:13; 22:8; 24:5. Ro 10:2. Ga 1:13. Php 3:6. 1Ti 1:13.

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