Acts 26:9
Good News Translation
"I myself thought that I should do everything I could against the cause of Jesus of Nazareth.

Contemporary English Version
I once thought that I should do everything I could to oppose Jesus from Nazareth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I indeed did formerly think that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And I indeed did formerly think that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

that.

John 16:2,3 They will put you out of the synagogues: yea, the hour cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doth a service to God. . . .

Romans 10:2 For I bear them witness that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.

Galatians 1:13,14 For you 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. . . .

Philippians 3:6 According to zeal, persecuting the church of God: According to the justice that is in the law, conversing without blame.

1 Timothy 1:13 Who before was a blasphemer and a persecutor and contumelious. But I obtained the mercy of God, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.

the name.

Acts 3:6 But Peter said: Silver and gold I have none; but what I have, I give thee. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, arise 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 and said: What do you mean, weeping and afflicting my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but to die also in Jerusalem, for the name of the Lord Jesus.

Acts 22:8 And I answered: Who art thou, Lord? And he said to me: I am Jesus of Nazareth, whom thou persecutest.

Acts 24:5 We have found this to be a pestilent man and raising seditions among all the Jews throughout the world: and author of the sedition of the sect of the Nazarenes.

Context
Paul's Testimony to Agrippa
8Why should it be thought a thing incredible that God should raise the dead? 9And I indeed did formerly think that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth. 10Which 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.…
Cross References
John 15:21
But all these things they will do to you for my name's sake: because they know not him that sent me.

John 16:2
They will put you out of the synagogues: yea, the hour cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doth a service to God.

Acts 3:17
And now, brethren, I know that you did it through ignorance: as did also your rulers.

Acts 9:1
And Saul, as yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest

Acts 22:3
And he saith: I am a Jew, born at Tarsus in Cilicia, but brought up in this city, at the feet of Gamaliel, taught according to the truth of the law of the fathers, zealous for the law, as also all you are this day:

Acts 22:4
Who persecuted this way unto death, binding and delivering into prisons both men and women,

Acts 22:8
And I answered: Who art thou, Lord? And he said to me: I am Jesus of Nazareth, whom thou persecutest.

Philippians 3:6
According to zeal, persecuting the church of God: According to the justice that is in the law, conversing without blame.

1 Timothy 1:13
Who before was a blasphemer and a persecutor and contumelious. But I obtained the mercy of God, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.

Additional Translations
So then, I too was convinced that I ought to do all I could to oppose the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

Therefore I indeed in myself thought I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth,

I truly thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

I verily thought with myself that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

I indeed myself thought that I ought to do much against the name of Jesus the Nazaraean.

I verily thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

I verily thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

"I myself, however, thought it a duty to do many things in hostility to the name of Jesus, the Nazarene.

"I myself most certainly thought that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

I, indeed, therefore, thought with myself, that against the name of Jesus of Nazareth it behoved me many things to do,
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