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.
But members of the synagogue known as that of the Libyans, Cyreneans, and Alexandrians, and men from Cilicia and Asia undertook to debate with Stephen,
But as they contradicted and abused him, he shook his clothes in protest, and said to them, "Your blood be on your own heads! I am not to blame for it! After this I will go to the heathen."
But as some of them were obstinate and refused to believe, finding fault with the Way before the people, he left them, and withdrew the disciples, and held daily discussions in the lecture-room of Tyrannus.
"But alas for you, you hypocritical scribes and Pharisees, for you lock the doors of the Kingdom of Heaven in men's faces, for you will neither go in yourselves nor let those enter who are trying to do so.
1 Peter 4:4
They are amazed that you no longer join them in plunging into the flood of dissipation, and they abuse you for it;
But these people deride anything they do not understand, and the things they know by instinct, like unreasoning animals, they use for their own destruction.
And he left them and got into the boat again and crossed to the other side.
For from now on if there are five people in a house they will be divided three against two and two against three.
for because of him many of the Jews were leaving them and becoming believers in Jesus.
But the Jews who refused their message stirred up the heathen and poisoned their minds against the brothers.