Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you: but seeing ye put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.
Now when they beheld the boldness of Peter and John, and had perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus.
The wicked flee when no man pursueth; But the righteous are bold as a lion.
And Isaiah is very bold, and saith, I was found of them that sought me not; I became manifest unto them that asked not of me.
And on my behalf, that utterance may be given unto me in opening my mouth, to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel,
and that most of the brethren in the Lord, being confident through my bonds, are more abundantly bold to speak the word of God without fear.
quenched the power of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, from weakness were made strong, waxed mighty in war, turned to flight armies of aliens.
Brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and those among you that fear God, to us is the word of this salvation sent forth.
Unto you first God, having raised up his Servant, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from your iniquities.
But when Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia, Paul was constrained by the word, testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the Christ.
but declared both to them of Damascus first and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the country of Judaea, and also to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, doing works worthy of repentance.
but go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name unto all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
Ye worship that which ye know not: we worship that which we know; for salvation is from the Jews.
For I am not ashamed of the gospel: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
but glory and honor and peace to every man that worketh good, to the Jew first, and also to the Greek:
who are Israelites; whose is the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service of God , and the promises;
Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Spirit: as your fathers did, so do ye.
And Jehovah said unto Moses, I have seen this people, and, behold, it is a stiffnecked people:
They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God; They have provoked me to anger with their vanities: And I will move them to jealousy with those that are not a people; I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation.
And now saith Jehovah that formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob again to him, and that Israel be gathered unto him (for I am honorable in the eyes of Jehovah, and my God is become my strength);
And if the house be worthy, let your peace come upon it: but if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you.
Therefore say I unto you, The kingdom of God shall be taken away from you, and shall be given to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof.
and the rest laid hold on his servants, and treated them shamefully, and killed them.
But he said unto him, A certain man made a great supper; and he bade many:
He came unto his own, and they that were his own received him not.
But I say, Did Israel not know? First Moses saith, I will provoke you to jealousy with that which is no nation, With a nation void of understanding will I anger you.
I say then, Did they stumble that they might fall? God forbid: but by their fall salvation is come unto the Gentiles, to provoke them to jealousy.
And when they opposed themselves and blasphemed, he shook out his raiment and said unto them, Your blood be upon your own heads; I am clean: from henceforth I will go unto the Gentiles.
Be it known therefore unto you, that this salvation of God is sent unto the Gentiles: they will also hear.
Behold, thou shalt call a nation that thou knowest not; and a nation that knew not thee shall run unto thee, because of Jehovah thy God, and for the Holy One of Israel; for he hath glorified thee.
But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was angry.
And he left them, and again entering into the boat departed to the other side.
But many that are first shall be last; and the last first.
for there shall be from henceforth five in one house divided, three against two, and two against three.
For I say unto you, that none of those men that were bidden shall taste of my supper.