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.

The rulers

Bible References

The reading

Acts 13:27
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.
Acts 15:21
For Moses from generations past, has from city to city those who preach him, being read in the synagogues on every Sabbath.
Luke 4:16
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.

The rulers

Acts 18:8
And Crispus, the synagogue ruler, believed in the Lord with his whole household, and many of the Corinthians who heard believed, and were immersed.
Mark 5:22
And behold, one of the synagogue rulers comes, Jairus by name. And having seen him, he falls at his feet,

Ye men

Acts 1:16
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,
Acts 2:29
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.
Acts 7:2
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.
Acts 15:7
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.
Acts 22:1
Men, brothers, and fathers, hear now my defense to you.


Acts 2:4
And they were all filled of Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them to declare.
Acts 20:2
And having passed through those parts, and having exhorted them with many words, he came into Greece.
Romans 12:8
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.
Hebrews 13:22
And I urge you, brothers, bear with the word of exhortation, for I also wrote to you in brief.