“I am a Jew,(A) born in Tarsus(B) of Cilicia,(C) but brought up in this city. I studied under(D) Gamaliel(E) and was thoroughly trained in the law of our ancestors.(F) I was just as zealous(G) for God as any of you are today.

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For I can testify about them that they are zealous(A) for God, but their zeal is not based on knowledge.

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14 I was advancing in Judaism beyond many of my own age among my people and was extremely zealous(A) for the traditions of my fathers.(B)

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as for zeal,(A) persecuting the church;(B) as for righteousness based on the law,(C) faultless.

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