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 glad, because your reward [is] great in heaven, for in the [same] way they persecuted the prophets before you.
Matthew 21:35
And the tenant farmers seized his slaves, [one of] whom they beat, and [one of] whom they killed, and [one of] whom they stoned.
Matthew 23:31
Thus you testify against yourselves that you are descendants of those who murdered the prophets!
Matthew 27:25
And all the people answered [and] said, "His blood [be] on us and on our children!"
Luke 11:48
As a result you are witnesses, and you approve of the deeds of your fathers, because they killed them and you build [their tombs]!
Luke 13:33
Nevertheless, it is necessary [for] me to be on the way today and tomorrow and on the next [day], because it is not possible [for] a prophet to perish outside Jerusalem.
Acts 2:23
this man, delivered up by the determined plan and foreknowledge of God, you executed [by] nailing to [a cross] through the hand of lawless men.
Acts 3:15
And you killed the originator of life, whom God raised from the dead, of which we are witnesses!
Acts 4:10
let it be known to all of you and to all the people of Israel that by the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, whom you crucified, whom God raised from the dead--by him this man stands before you healthy!
Acts 5:30
The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom you killed [by] hanging [him] on a tree.
Acts 7:52
Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? And they killed those who announced beforehand about the coming of the Righteous One, whose betrayers and murderers you have now become,

Persecuted us

Amos 7:12
And Amaziah said to Amos, " seer, go, flee to the land of Judah and earn food there and prophesy there!"
Acts 22:18
and saw him saying to me, 'Hurry and depart {quickly} from Jerusalem, because they will not accept your testimony about me.'


Acts 12:3
And [when he] saw that it was pleasing to the Jews, he proceeded to arrest Peter also. ({Now this was during the feast} of Unleavened Bread.)
1 Corinthians 10:5
But God was not pleased with the majority of them, for they were struck down in the desert.


Esther 3:8
And Haman said to King Ahasuerus, "There is a certain people scattered and separated among the peoples in all of the provinces of your kingdom; their laws [are] different from every [other] people, and they do not {observe} the laws of the king; it is not appropriate for the king to tolerate them.
Luke 11:52
Woe to you, legal experts, because you have taken away the key to knowledge! You did not enter yourselves, and you hindered those who were entering!"

General references

Proverbs 25:26
[Like] a muddied spring or a polluted fountain is the righteous who gives way before the wicked.
Jeremiah 51:24
And I will repay Babylon, and all the inhabitants of Chaldea, all their wickedness that they have done in Zion before your eyes," {declares} Yahweh.
Ezekiel 11:8
[The] sword you have feared, and [the] sword I will bring against you!" {declares} the Lord Yahweh.
Matthew 21:35
And the tenant farmers seized his slaves, [one of] whom they beat, and [one of] whom they killed, and [one of] whom they stoned.
Luke 3:20
added this also to them all: he also locked up John in prison.
Luke 19:27
But these enemies of mine who did not want me to be king over them--bring [them] here and slaughter them [in] my presence!'"
John 16:9
concerning sin, because they do not believe in me,
Acts 14:2
But the Jews who were disobedient stirred up and {poisoned the minds} of the Gentiles against the brothers.