Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
By honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and yet true;
And they having made additional threats, loosed them, finding nothing how they might chastise them, for sake of the people: for all honoured God for that having been done.
And of them remaining none dared join them: but the people magnified them.
And the crowds having seen what Paul did, lifted up their voices, saying in Lycaonian, Gods likened to men came down to us.
And having brought them to the generals, they said, These the men who cause disturbance to our city, being Jews,
And when the foreigners saw the wild beast hanging on his hand, they said to one another, This man is altogether a murderer, whom, saved from the sea, vengeance suffered not to live.
1 Corinthians 4:10
We foolish for Christ, and ye wise in Christ; we weak, and ye strong; ye honourable, and we dishonoured
Happy are ye, when they shall upbraid you, and drive you out, and say every evil word against you, lying, for my sake.
Sufficient to the disciple that he be as his teacher, and the servant as his lord. If they have called the master of the house Beelzeboul, how much more those pertaining to his household?
Therefore, survey, brethren, seven men of you, being witnesses full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, whom ye shall set over this need.
And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and fearing God, and witnessed of by the whole nation of the Jews, received intimation of the divine will by a holy messenger to send for thee to his house, and hear words of thee.
And a certain Ananias, a religious man according to the law, testified of by all the Jews dwelling,
For having found this man a scourge, and moving sedition to all Jews in the habitable globe, and standing in the first rank of the sect of Nazarites:
And we desire to hear from thee what thou thinkest: for truly of this sect it is known to us that it is everywhere spoken against.
And not, (as we are defamed, and some have declared us to say,) That we should do evil things, that good things might come: whose judgment is just.
1 Timothy 3:7
And he must also have good testimony from them without;lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the accuser.
1 Timothy 4:10
For, for this also we are wearied and reproached, that we have hoped in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, chiefly of the faithful.
Therefore we should come to him without the camp, bearing his reproach.
1 Peter 4:14
If ye be reproached in the name of Christ, ye happy; for the spirit of glory and of God rests upon you: by them truly he is defamed, and by you he is praised.
3 John 1:12
It has been testified to Demetrius by all, and by the truth itself: and we also testify; and know that our testimony is true.
Behold, I give of the synagogue of Satan, of them saying themselves to be Jews, and are not, but they lie; behold, I will make them that they come and worship before thy feet, and they should know that I have loved thee.
Saying, Lord, we remember that that impostor said, yet living, After three days, I arise.
And much murmuring was for him in the crowds: some truly said, That he is good: and others said, No; but he deceives the crowd.
And they send to him their disciples, with the Herodians, saying, Teacher, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God in truth, and care is to thee for none; for thou lookest not to the face of men.
And they having come, say to him, Teacher, we know that thou art true, and thou carest not for any one: for thou lookest not to the face of men, but in truth thou teachest the way of God: Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar, or no?
He speaking from himself, seeks his own glory: but he seeking the glory of him having sent him, he is true, and no injustice is in him.