Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he said unto them, Ye know how that it is an unlawful thing for a man that is a Jew to keep company, or come unto one of another nation; but God hath shewed me that I should not call any man common or unclean.
And when Peter came to Jerusalem, those who kept the rule of circumcision had an argument with him,
And he said to me, Go, for I will send you far away to the Gentiles.
The woman of Samaria said to him, Why do you, a Jew, make a request for water to me, a woman of Samaria? She said this because Jews have nothing to do with the people of Samaria.
So they took Jesus from the house of Caiaphas to the Praetorium. It was early. They themselves did not go into the Praetorium, so that they might not become unclean, but might take the Passover.
For before certain men came from James, he did take food with the Gentiles: but when they came, he went back and made himself separate, fearing those who were of the circumcision.
And the voice came to him a second time, What God has made clean, do not you make common.
But the voice, coming a second time from heaven, said, What God has made clean, do not you make common.
And God, the searcher of hearts, was a witness to them, giving them the Holy Spirit even as he did to us;
Who say, Keep away, do not come near me, for fear that I make you holy: these are a smoke in my nose, a fire burning all day.
The Pharisee, taking up his position, said to himself these words: God, I give you praise because I am not like other men, who take more than their right, who are evil-doers, who are untrue to their wives, or even like this tax-farmer.
Which is that the Gentiles have a part in the heritage, and in the same body, and in the same hope in Christ through the good news,