Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But when the Jews saw the multitudes, they were filled with envy, and spake against those things which were spoken by Paul, contradicting and blaspheming.
Then some of those who belonged to the synagogue of the Freedmen (as it was called), and of the Cyrenians, and of the Alexandrians, and of those from Cilicia and Asia, arose and disputed with Stephen.
But when they opposed him and blasphemed, he shook out his garments and said to them, "Your blood be on your own heads! I am clean. From now on I will go to the Gentiles."
But when some were stubborn and disbelieved, speaking evil of the Way before the congregation, he withdrew from them, and took the disciples with him, reasoning daily in the hall of Tyrannus.
"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut up the kingdom of heaven against men; for you neither enter yourselves, nor do you allow those who would enter to go in.
1 Peter 4:4
In all this, they are surprised that you do not run with them into the same flood of dissipation, and they abuse you;
But these men revile whatever they do not understand; and the things that they know by instinct, like unreasoning animals do, by these things they are destroyed.
And he left them, and getting into the boat again he departed to the other side.
For from now on there will be five in one house divided: three against two, and two against three.
because on account of him many of the Jews were going away and believing in Jesus.
But the Jews who refused to believe stirred up the Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brethren.