3:19 Therefore repent and turn back so that your sins may be wiped out,
26:20 but I declared to those in Damascus first, and then to those in Jerusalem and in all Judea, 1 and to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, 2 performing deeds consistent with 3 repentance.
2 sn That they should repent and turn to God. This is the shortest summary of Paul’s message that he preached.
3 tn BDAG 93 s.v. ἄξιος 1.b, “καρποὶ ἄ. τῆς μετανοίας fruits in keeping with your repentance…Lk 3:8; Mt 3:8. For this ἄ. τῆς μετανοίας ἔργα Ac 26:20.” Note how Paul preached the gospel offer and the issue of response together, side by side.