Acts 7:58
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English Standard Version
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.

King James Bible
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.

American Standard Version
and 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.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they stoned Stephen, invoking, and saying: Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.

English Revised Version
and 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.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

Weymouth New Testament
dragged him out of the city, and stoned him, the witnesses throwing off their outer garments and giving them into the care of a young man called Saul.

Acts 7:58 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

Stoned

According to the Rabbis, the scaffold to which the criminal was to be led, with his hands bound, was to be twice the size of a man. One of the witnesses was to smite him with a stone upon the breast, so as to throw him down. If he were not killed, the second witness was to throw another stone at him. Then, if he were yet alive, all the people were to stone him until he was dead. The body was then to be suspended till sunset.

A young man (νεανίου)

Which, however, gives no indication of his age, since it is applied up to the age of forty-five. Thirty years after Stephen's martyrdom, Paul speaks of himself as the aged (Plm 1:9).

Saul

The first mention of the apostle to the Gentiles.

Acts 7:58 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

cast.

Numbers 15:35 And the LORD said to Moses, The man shall be surely put to death: all the congregation shall stone him with stones without the camp.

1 Kings 21:13 And there came in two men, children of Belial, and sat before him: and the men of Belial witnessed against him, even against Naboth...

Luke 4:29 And rose up, and thrust him out of the city, and led him to the brow of the hill where on their city was built...

Hebrews 13:12,13 Why Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered without the gate...

stoned.

Acts 6:11 Then they suborned men, which said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God.

Leviticus 24:14-16 Bring forth him that has cursed without the camp; and let all that heard him lay their hands on his head...

John 10:23-26 And Jesus walked in the temple in Solomon's porch...

the witnesses.

Acts 6:13 And set up false witnesses, which said, This man ceases not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:

Deuteronomy 13:9,10 But you shall surely kill him; your hand shall be first on him to put him to death, and afterwards the hand of all the people...

Deuteronomy 17:7 The hands of the witnesses shall be first on him to put him to death, and afterward the hands of all the people...

their.

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...

Acts 22:20 And when the blood of your martyr Stephen was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting to his death...

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

Cross References
Leviticus 24:14
"Bring out of the camp the one who cursed, and let all who heard him lay their hands on his head, and let all the congregation stone him.

Leviticus 24:16
Whoever blasphemes the name of the LORD shall surely be put to death. All the congregation shall stone him. The sojourner as well as the native, when he blasphemes the Name, shall be put to death.

Deuteronomy 13:9
But you shall kill him. Your hand shall be first against him to put him to death, and afterward the hand of all the people.

Deuteronomy 17:7
The hand of the witnesses shall be first against him to put him to death, and afterward the hand of all the people. So you shall purge the evil from your midst.

1 Kings 21:13
And the two worthless men came in and sat opposite him. And the worthless men brought a charge against Naboth in the presence of the people, saying, "Naboth cursed God and the king." So they took him outside the city and stoned him to death with stones.

Luke 4:29
And they rose up and drove him out of the town and brought him to the brow of the hill on which their town was built, so that they could throw him down the cliff.

Acts 6:13
and they set up false witnesses who said, "This man never ceases to speak words against this holy place and the law,

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