Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to vex certain of the church.

Stretched forth his hands

Bible References

Stretched forth his hands

Acts 4:30
that thou might stretch forth thine hand so that healings and signs and wonders may be done by the name of thy holy slave Jesus.
Acts 9:31
Then the congregations had rest throughout all Judaea and Galilee and Samaria and were edified, walking in the fear of the Lord, and with the comfort of the Holy Spirit they were multiplied.
Luke 22:53
When I was daily with you in the temple, ye stretched forth no hands against me; but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.

To vex

Matthew 10:17
But keep yourselves from men, for they will deliver you up in councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues;
Matthew 24:9
Then they shall deliver you up to be afflicted and shall kill you, and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake.
John 15:20
Remember the word that I said unto you, The slave is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my word, they will keep yours also.
John 16:2
They shall put you out of the synagogues, and the hour will even come when whosoever kills you will think that he does God service.