Acts says Paul believed Jesus’s appearance physically impacted his companions?

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  • Acts 9 & 22 (“Paul says ‘blinded me, so guided!’”)

    According to Acts, Paul says that when Jesus appeared to him he was traveling to Damascus with a group of companions and as a result of seeing that Paul was blinded, had to as a result lead him by hand into the city.

    • Acts 22:9And those who were with me saw the light, to be sure, but did not understand the voice of the One who was speaking to me.
    • Acts 26:12“saw… light… shining all around me and those who were journeying with me. And when we had all fallen to the ground…”
  • Acts 9 & 26 (“Paul says ‘light threw us to ground!’”)

    According to Acts, Paul says that when Jesus appeared to him he was traveling to Damascus with a group of companions and the light that they saw knocked them all to the ground.”

    • Acts 26:12“saw… light… shining all around me and those who were journeying with me. And when we had all fallen to the ground…” [Contextually, they seem to have fallen because of the light.]
    • Acts 9:3a light from heaven flashed around him; 4 and he fell to the ground and heard a voice saying… leading him by the hand, they brought him into Damascus
  • Acts 22 & 9 (“Paul says ‘all heard the voice’”)

    According to Acts, Paul says that when Jesus appeared to him he was traveling to Damascus with a group of companions; Jesus spoke to Paul and—while not necessarily understanding the words—they all heard the voice.

    • Acts 22:9And those who were with… did not understand the voice of the One who was speaking to me. ..
    • Acts 9:7 The men who traveled with him stood speechless, hearing the voice but seeing no one
  • Acts 22 & 26 (“Paul says ‘we all saw the light’”)

    Accordings to Acts, Paul says that when Jesus appeared to him l he was traveling to Damascus with a group of companions and they all saw the glory-light associated with Jesus’ appearance to Paul.

    • Acts 22:9And those who were with me saw the light, to be sure, but did not understand the voice of the One who was speaking to me.
    • Acts 26:12“saw… light… shining all around me and those who were journeying with me. And when we had all fallen to the ground…”
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