Saul Escapes from Damascus

Acts 9

23 p When many days had passed, the Jews plotted to kill him, 24 but their q plot became known to Saul. r They were watching the gates day and night in order to kill him, 25 but his disciples took him by night and s let him down through an opening in the wall, 1 lowering him in a basket.

  1. Cross References
    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.
  2. Cross References
    Acts 20:3
    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.
    Acts 20:19
    Serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and with trials that happened to me through the plots of the Jews.
    Acts 23:30
    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.
    Acts 23:12
    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.
    Acts 25:3
    Asking as a favor against Paul that he summon him to Jerusalem - because they were planning an ambush to kill him on the way.
  3. Cross References
    2 Corinthians 11:32
    At Damascus, the governor under King Aretas was guarding the city of Damascus in order to seize me.
  4. Cross References
    2 Corinthians 11:33
    But I was let down in a basket through a window in the wall and escaped his hands.
    Joshua 2:15
    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.
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