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 went up to Jerusalem, they of the circumcision discussed with him,
And he said to me, Go: for I will send thee far off to the nations.
Then says the Samaritan woman to him, How thou, being a Jew, askest of me to drink, being a Samaritan woman? for the Jews have no intercourse with the Samaritans.
Then led they Jesus from Caiaphas to the pretorium: and it was early morning; and they came not into the pretorium, lest they should be defiled; but that they might eat the pascha.
For before certain came from James, he ate with the nations: and when they came, he drew down, and separated himself, being afraid of them of the circumcision.
And a voice again of a second time to him, What things God cleansed, do not thou make common.
And a voice answered me of a second time from heaven, What God cleansed, profane not.
And God the knower of hearts testified to them, having given them the Holy Spirit, as also us;
Saying, Come near to thyself; thou shalt not touch upon me, for I was clean to thee. These a smoke in my wrath, a fire burning all the day.
The Pharisee having stood, prayed these to himself, O God, I return thee thanks that I am not as the rest of men, rapacious, unjust, adulterers, or also as this publican.
For the nations to be co-heirs, and united in one body, and, participators of his solemn promise in Christ by the good news: