Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and have persecuted us; and they please not God, and are contrary to all men:

Persecuted us

Bible References


Matthew 5:12
Rejoice, and be exceedingly glad, because your reward is great in the heavens, for so they persecuted the prophets before you.
Matthew 21:35
And the farmers having taken his bondmen, they beat one, and killed another, and stoned another.
Matthew 23:31
So then ye testify to yourselves that ye are sons of those who murdered the prophets.
Matthew 27:25
And having answered, all the people said, His blood be on us, and on our children.
Luke 11:48
Consequently, ye testify and approve the works of your fathers, because they indeed killed them, and ye build their sepulchers.
Luke 13:33
Nevertheless it is necessary for me to go today and tomorrow and the following, because it is not possible for a prophet to perish outside of Jerusalem.
Acts 2:23
this man, having been designated (by the purpose and foreknowledge of God) a man delivered up, ye, having taken by lawless hands, killed, having crucified,
Acts 3:15
And ye killed the Pathfinder of life, whom God raised from the dead, of which we are witnesses.
Acts 4:10
be it known to you all, and to all the people of Israel, that in the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, by this, this man stands here before you healthy.
Acts 5:30
The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom ye murdered, having hung on a tree.
Acts 7:52
Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? And they killed those who foretold about the coming of the Righteous man, of whom ye now have become betrayers and murderers,

Persecuted us

Amos 7:12
Also Amaziah said to Amos, O thou seer, go, flee thou away into the land of Judah, and there eat bread, and prophesy there.
Acts 22:18
And I saw him saying to me, Hurry and depart in haste out of Jerusalem, because they will not accept thy testimony about me.


Acts 12:3
And after seeing that it was pleasing the Jews, he proceeded to arrest Peter also (and those were the days of unleavened bread),
1 Corinthians 10:5
However with most of them God was not well pleased, for they were strewn in the wilderness.


Esther 3:8
And Haman said to king Ahasuerus, There is a certain people scattered abroad and dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of thy kingdom, and their laws are diverse from [those of] every people, nor do they keep the king's
Luke 11:52
Woe to you lawyers! Because ye took away the key of knowledge. Ye did not enter in yourselves, and ye hindered those who were entering in.

General references

Proverbs 25:26
A troubled fountain, and a corrupted spring, [is] a righteous man who gives way before the wicked.
Jeremiah 51:24
And I will render to Babylon and to all the inhabitants of Chaldea all their evil that they have done in Zion in your sight, says LORD.
Ezekiel 11:8
Ye have feared the sword, and I will bring the sword upon you, says lord LORD.
Matthew 21:35
And the farmers having taken his bondmen, they beat one, and killed another, and stoned another.
Luke 3:20
also added this to them all, he even locked up John in prison.
Luke 19:27
Nevertheless those enemies of mine who did not want me to reign over them, bring here, and kill them before me.
John 16:9
About sin because they truly did not believe in me,
Acts 14:2
But the disobedient Jews aroused the souls of the Gentiles, and made them evil against the brothers.