Acts 22:20
Good News Translation
And when your witness Stephen was put to death, I myself was there, approving of his murder and taking care of the cloaks of his murderers.'

Contemporary English Version
Stephen was killed because he spoke for you, and I stood there and cheered them on. I even guarded the clothes of the men who murdered him."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when the blood of Stephen thy witness was shed, I stood by and consented: and kept the garments of them that killed him.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And when the blood of Stephen thy witness was shed, I stood by and consented: and kept the garments of them that killed him.

martyr.

Revelation 2:13 I know where thou dwellest, where the seat of Satan is. And thou holdest fast my name and hast not denied my faith. Even in those days when Antipas was my faithful witness, who was slain among you, where Satan dwelleth.

Revelation 17:6 And I saw the woman drunk with the blood of the saints and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus. And I wondered, when I had seen her, with great admiration.

Stephen.

Acts 7:58 And casting him forth without the city. they stoned him. And the witnesses laid down their garments at the feet of a young man, whose name was Saul.

Acts 8:1 And at that time, there was raised a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem. And they were all dispersed through the countries of Judea, and Samaria, except the apostles.

consenting.

Luke 11:48 Truly you bear witness that you consent to the doings of your fathers. For they indeed killed them: and you build their sepulchres.

Romans 1:32 Who, having known the justice of God, did not understand that they who do such things, are worthy of death: and not only they that do them, but they also that consent to them that do them.

Context
Paul's Defense to the Crowd
19And I said: Lord, they know that I cast into prison and beat in every synagogue them that believed in thee. 20And when the blood of Stephen thy witness was shed, I stood by and consented: and kept the garments of them that killed him. 21And he said to me: Go, for unto the Gentiles afar off will I send thee.…
Cross References
Acts 6:5
And the saying was liked by all the multitude. And they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost, and Philip and Prochorus and Nicanor, and Timon and Parmenas and Nicolas, a proselyte of Antioch.

Acts 7:58
And casting him forth without the city. they stoned him. And the witnesses laid down their garments at the feet of a young man, whose name was Saul.

Acts 8:1
And at that time, there was raised a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem. And they were all dispersed through the countries of Judea, and Samaria, except the apostles.

Acts 26:10
Which also I did at Jerusalem: and many of the saints did I shut up in prison, having received authority of the chief priests. And when they were put to death, I brought the sentence.

Romans 1:32
Who, having known the justice of God, did not understand that they who do such things, are worthy of death: and not only they that do them, but they also that consent to them that do them.

Revelation 2:13
I know where thou dwellest, where the seat of Satan is. And thou holdest fast my name and hast not denied my faith. Even in those days when Antipas was my faithful witness, who was slain among you, where Satan dwelleth.

Additional Translations
And when the blood of Your witness Stephen was shed, I stood there giving my approval and watching over the garments of those who killed him.’

And when the blood of Your witness of Stephen was poured out, I myself also was standing by and consenting and watching over the garments of those killing him.'

And when the blood of your martyr Stephen was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting to his death, and kept the raiment of them that slew him.

and when the blood of Stephen thy witness was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting, and keeping the garments of them that slew him.

and when the blood of thy witness Stephen was shed, I also myself was standing by and consenting, and kept the clothes of them who killed him.

and when the blood of Stephen thy witness was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting, and keeping the garments of them that slew him.

And when the blood of thy martyr Stephen was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting to his death, and kept the raiment of them that slew him.

and when they were shedding the blood of Stephen, Thy witness, I was standing by, fully approving of it, and I held the clothes of those who were killing him.'

When the blood of Stephen, your witness, was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting to his death, and guarding the cloaks of those who killed him.'

and when the blood of thy witness Stephen was being poured forth, I also was standing by and assenting to his death, and keeping the garments of those putting him to death;
Jump to Previous
Approving Blood Cloaks Clothes Coats Consenting Death Fully Garments Guarding Held Keeping Kept Killed Killing Martyr Poured Raiment Shed Shedding Slaying Slew Standing Stephen Stood Watching Witness
Jump to Next
Approving Blood Cloaks Clothes Coats Consenting Death Fully Garments Guarding Held Keeping Kept Killed Killing Martyr Poured Raiment Shed Shedding Slaying Slew Standing Stephen Stood Watching Witness
Links
Acts 22:20 NIV
Acts 22:20 NLT
Acts 22:20 ESV
Acts 22:20 NASB
Acts 22:20 KJV

Acts 22:20 Bible Apps
Acts 22:20 Biblia Paralela
Acts 22:20 Chinese Bible
Acts 22:20 French Bible
Acts 22:20 German Bible

Alphabetical: also And approval approving being blood by clothes coats for giving guarding him' I killing martyr my of out shed slaying standing Stephen stood the there those was watching were when who witness your

NT Apostles: Acts 22:20 When the blood of Stephen your witness (Acts of the Apostles Ac) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

Acts 22:19
Top of Page
Top of Page