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 was come up to Jerusalem, those that were of the circumcision contended with him, saying,
But he said unto me, Go away; for I will send thee far hence unto the Gentiles.---
But the Samaritan saith unto Him, How is it that thou who art a Jew askest drink of me, who am a Samaritan? for the Jews have no friendly intercourse with the Samaritans.
Then they led Jesus from Caiaphas to the pretorium: (now it was morning) and they themselves went not in to the court, least they should be defiled, and so might not eat of the passover.
For before certain men came from James, he did eat with the gentiles; but when they were come, he withdrew and separated himself, fearing those of the circumcision.
And the voice said to him again the second time, What God hath cleansed, do not thou account polluted.
And the voice answered me a second time from heaven, What God hath cleansed do not thou call polluted.
And God who knoweth the heart, bare witness to them, giving them the holy Spirit, as He had done also to us:
The pharisee standing by himself prayed thus, O God, I thank thee that I am not as other men are, rapacious, unjust, adulterous, or even as this publican.
and of the same body, and joint-partakers of his promise in Christ, by the gospel:
Thou wentest in to men uncircumcised and didst eat with them.