Acts 22:20
Parallel Verses
English Standard Version
And when the blood of Stephen your witness was being shed, I myself was standing by and approving and watching over the garments of those who killed him.’

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

American Standard Version
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.

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.

English Revised Version
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.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

Weymouth New Testament
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.'

Acts 22:20 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

Martyr

Better, as Rev., witness. The special sense of the word was probably not in use at this time. See on Acts 1:22. It occurs, however, in Revelation 2:13; Revelation 17:6.

Standing by

See on Acts 22:13.

Consenting (συνευδοκῶν)

See on allow, Luke 11:48; and compare Acts 8:1.

Slew

See on Luke 23:32.

Acts 22:20 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

martyr.

Revelation 2:13 I know your works, and where you dwell, even where Satan's seat is: and you hold fast my name, and have not denied my faith...

Revelation 17:6 And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her...

Stephen.

Acts 7:58 And cast him out of the city, and stoned him: and the witnesses laid down their clothes at a young man's feet, whose name was Saul.

Acts 8:1 And Saul was consenting to his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem...

consenting.

Luke 11:48 Truly you bear witness that you allow the deeds of your fathers: for they indeed killed them, and you build their sepulchers.

Romans 1:32 Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same...

Cross References
Acts 6:5
And what they said pleased the whole gathering, and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a proselyte of Antioch.

Acts 7:58
Then they cast him out of the city and stoned him. And the witnesses laid down their garments at the feet of a young man named Saul.

Acts 8:1
And Saul approved of his execution. And there arose on that day a great persecution against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.

Acts 26:10
And I did so in Jerusalem. I not only locked up many of the saints in prison after receiving authority from the chief priests, but when they were put to death I cast my vote against them.

Romans 1:32
Though they know God's righteous decree that those who practice such things deserve to die, they not only do them but give approval to those who practice them.

Revelation 2:13
"'I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is. Yet you hold fast my name, and you did not deny my faith even in the days of Antipas my faithful witness, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells.

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

Bible Hub

ESV Text Edition: 2016. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version® copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.
Acts 22:19
Top of Page
Top of Page