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The Hebrew tongue; which was their native tongue.
At the feet of Gamaliel; under the instruction of Gamaliel.
This way; those believing in this way; that is, the Christians.
Heard not the voice; understood it not. That they did hear the sound, is stated in the original account of the transaction. (Acts 9:7.)
According to the law; the Jewish law.
That Just One; Jesus.
Wash away thy sins. The water used in baptism has, of course, no actual efficacy in removing sin; and yet baptism is something more than a mere ceremony. Considered as an act by which the soul publicly acknowledges God, and becomes committed to his service, it has a powerful influence in promoting inward purification.
They gave him audience; they listened to him.--Unto this word; his speaking of the Gentiles as the objects of God's favorable regard.
Examined by scourging; a common mode of extorting confessions in those days, though forbidden in the case of Roman citizens.
This freedom; the privileges of Roman citizen.--Free-born; born in a city, Tarsus, upon which, perhaps, as a city, these privileges had been conferred; or else entitled to them personally through his parents.
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Abbott, John S. C. & Abbott, Jacob. "Commentary on Acts 22". "Abbott's Illustrated New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/
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