Individuals opposed to the Gospel
Acts 8:3 (ASV 1901)
3But Saul laid waste the church, entering into every house, and dragging men and women committed them to prison.
Acts 9:1–2 (ASV 1901)
But Saul, yet breathing threatening and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the high priest, 2and asked of him letters to Damascus unto the synagogues, that if he found any that were of the Way, whether men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.