Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And some of them were men of Cyprus and Cyrene, which, when they were come to Antioch, spake unto the Grecians, preaching the Lord Jesus.
Egypt and the parts of Libya about Cyrene, and strangers from Rome, Jews and proselytes,
But there rose up some of the synagogue, which is called that of the libertines, and some of the Cyrenians, and of the Alexandrians, and of them of Cilicia, and Asia, to dispute with Stephen:
Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers, as Barnabas, and Simeon called Niger, and Lucius the Cyrenean, and Manaen who had been educated with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul;
And as they were going along they met with a man of Cyrene, whose name was Simon; and forced him to carry the cross.
Now in those days, as the number of disciples increased, there rose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily distribution.
and he talked and disputed with the Hellenists, who attempted to kill him:
And Philip coming to the city of Samaria, preached Christ unto them.
And he immediately preached Christ in the synagogues, that He is the Son of God.
But some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers encountered him; and some said, What would this babler say? and others, He seemeth to be a proclaimer of foreign deities: because he preached to them Jesus and the resurrection.
1 Corinthians 1:23
to the Jews indeed a stumbling-block, and to the Greeks foolishness; but to them that are called,
1 Corinthians 2:2
for I did not think it meet to know any thing among you, but Jesus Christ, and Him crucified.
On me, who am less than the least of all saints, was this grace bestowed, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ,