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
by stretching forth Thy hand for healing; and that signs and wonders may be done through the name of Thy Holy Child Jesus."
Acts 9:31
The assembly, therefore, throughout the whole of Judaea and Galilee and Samaria, was having peace, being built up; and, walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the consolation of the Holy Spirit, was being multiplied.
Luke 22:53
When I was daily with you in the temple, ye stretched not forth your hands against Me; but this is your hour, and the power of darkness."

To vex

Matthew 10:17
But beware of men; for they will deliver you up to high-councils, and in their synagogues they will scourge you;
Matthew 24:9
Then will they deliver you up to tribulation, and will slay you; and ye will be hated by all the nations for My name's sake.
John 15:20
Remember the word which I spake to you, 'A servant is not greater than his lord.' If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you; if they kept My word, they will keep yours also.
John 16:2
They will put you out of the synagogues; yea, an hour is coming, that every one who kills you will think that he is offering service to God.