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And Ananias went his way, and entered into the house; and putting his hands on him said, Brother Saul, the Lord, even Jesus, that appeared unto thee in the way as thou camest, hath sent me, that thou mightest receive thy sight, and be filled with the Holy Ghost.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

9:17 Brother Saul. Ananias, despite his reservations, graciously recognized Saul (“the requested one”), soon to be known as Paul, “the little one,” as “Brother.”

9:17 filled with the Holy Ghost. Paul was converted on the road to Damascus, and no doubt was baptized into Christ by the Holy Spirit immediately, but was not “filled with the Holy Spirit” until his sight was restored and he received spiritual sight at the same time, submitting himself fully to Christ.

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