Saul Escapes from Damascus
p When many days had passed, the Jews plotted to kill him,
but their q plot became known to Saul. r They were watching the gates day and night in order to kill him,
but his disciples took him by night and s let him down through an opening in the wall, lowering him in a basket.
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Galatians 1:17 - 18
Nor did I go up to Jerusalem to those who were apostles before me, but I went away into Arabia, and returned again to Damascus.
There he spent three months, and when a plot was made against him by the Jews as he was about to set sail for Syria, he decided to return through Macedonia.
Serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and with trials that happened to me through the plots of the Jews.
And when it was disclosed to me that there would be a plot against the man, I sent him to you at once, ordering his accusers also to state before you what they have against him.
When it was day, the Jews made a plot and bound themselves by an oath neither to eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.
Asking as a favor against Paul that he summon him to Jerusalem - because they were planning an ambush to kill him on the way.
2 Corinthians 11:32
At Damascus, the governor under King Aretas was guarding the city of Damascus in order to seize me.
2 Corinthians 11:33
But I was let down in a basket through a window in the wall and escaped his hands.
Then she let them down by a rope through the window, for her house was built into the city wall, so that she lived in the wall.
1 Samuel 19:12
So Michal let David down through the window, and he fled away and escaped.