Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And after the reading of the law and the prophets the rulers of the synagogue sent unto them, saying, Ye men and brethren, if ye have any word of exhortation for the people, say on.
For those who dwell in Jerusalem, and their rulers, not having known this and the voices of the prophets being read at every Sabbath, they fulfilled, having condemned him.
For Moses from generations past, has from city to city those who preach him, being read in the synagogues on every Sabbath.
And he came to Nazareth, where he was brought up. And according to that which was customary to him, he entered into the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and stood up to read.
And Crispus, the synagogue ruler, believed in the Lord with his whole household, and many of the Corinthians who heard believed, and were immersed.
And behold, one of the synagogue rulers comes, Jairus by name. And having seen him, he falls at his feet,
Men, brothers, it was necessary for this Scripture to be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit foretold through the mouth of David about Judas, who became a guide to those who arrested Jesus,
Men, brothers, being permitted to speak to you with openness about the patriarch David, that he both perished and was buried, and his sepulcher is with us to this day.
And he said, Men, brothers, and fathers, listen. The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran.
And when much debate occurred, Peter having risen up, he said to them, Men, brothers, ye know that from past days among us, God chose the Gentiles to hear through my mouth the word of the good-news, and to believe.
Men, brothers, and fathers, hear now my defense to you.
And they were all filled of Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them to declare.
And having passed through those parts, and having exhorted them with many words, he came into Greece.
or he who exhorts, in the exhortation; he who gives, in simplicity; he who leads, in diligence; he who does mercy, in cheerfulness.
1 Corinthians 14:3
But he who prophesies speaks to men edification and encouragement and comfort.
And I urge you, brothers, bear with the word of exhortation, for I also wrote to you in brief.