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.
And, looking at Peter's boldness of speech, and John's, and having discovered that they were unlettered and obscure men, they began to marvel, recognising them also, that they had been with Jesus;
The lawless, fleeth when no man pursueth, but, the righteous, like a lion, are confident.
Isaiah, however, waxeth daring, and saith, - I have been found by them who after me were not seeking, manifest have I become unto them who for me were not enquiring;
And on behalf of me; - that, unto me, may be given discourse in the opening of my mouth, with freedom of utterance, to make known the sacred secret of the glad-message
And so that , the most of the brethren in the Lord, assured by my bonds, are becoming more abundantly bold to be fearlessly speaking the word of God: -
Quenched the power of fire, escaped the mouths of the sword, were made powerful from weakness, became mighty in battle, overturned, camps of aliens;
Brethren! sons of the race of Abraham, and those who among you revere God, - unto you, hath this word of salvation been sent forth.
Unto you first, God - having raised up his Servant - hath sent him forth, ready to bless you, when ye are turning away, each one, from your wickednesses.
When, however, both Silas and Timothy had come down from Macedonia, Paul began to be urged on in the word, bearing full witness unto the Jews that, Jesus, was, the Christ.
But - both to them in Damascus, first, and in Jerusalem, unto all the country of Judaea also, and unto the nations, I carried tidings - that they should repent, and turn unto God, and, works worthy of their repentance, should practise.
But be going, rather, unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
And that repentance for remission of sins should be proclaimed upon his name unto all the nations, - beginning from Jerusalem.
Ye, worship, that which ye know not; We, worship, that which we know; because, salvation, is, of the Jews.
For I am not ashamed of the joyful message; for it is God's power unto salvation, to every one that believeth, both to Jew firstand to Greek;
But glory and honour and peace - unto every one who worketh what is good, both unto Jew first and unto Greek:
Who, indeed, are Israelites, whose are the sonship, and the glory, and the covenants, and the legislation, and the divine service, and the promises,
Ye stiff-necked and uncircumcised in hearts and in ears, ye, always, against the Holy Spirit, do strive! As your fathers, ye also:
So then Yahweh said unto Moses, - I have looked on this people, and lo! a stiff-necked people, it is.
They have moved me to jealousy with a No-GOD, They have angered me with their vanities: I, therefore, will move them to jealousy with a No-people, With an impious nation, will I anger them.
Now, therefore, said Yahweh - Fashioning me from birth To be Servant to him, To restore Jacob unto him, And that, Israel, unto him, might be gathered And I be honourable in the eyes of Yahweh, And, my God, be proved to have been my strength,
And, if the house be worthy, let your peace come upon it, but, if it be not worthy, let your peace, unto you, return.
Wherefore I say unto you, The kingdom of God, will be taken away from you, and given to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof:
And, the rest, securing his servants, ill-treated and slew them.
But, he, said unto him - A certain man, was making a great supper, and invited many;
Into his own possessions, he came, and, his own people, received him not home.
But I say: Hath, Israel, not come to know? First, Moses, saith - I, will provoke you to jealousy on account of a no-nation, on account of an undiscerning nation, will I make you very angry.
I say then - Did they stumble in order that they might fall? Far be it! But, by their fall, salvation hath come unto the nations, to the end of provoking them to jealousy.
But, as they began opposing and defaming, shaking out his garments, he said unto them - Your blood, be upon your own head! Pure, am, I: henceforth, unto the nations, will I go.
Be it, known unto you, therefore, that, unto the nations, hath been sent forth this salvation of God: they, will also hear.
Lo! A nation thou shalt not know, shalt thou call, And, a nation which hath not known thee, unto thee, shall run, - For the sake of Yahweh thy God, And for the Holy One of Israel, because he hath adorned thee.
And it was vexing unto Jonah, with a great vexation, - and it angered him.
And leaving them, again, embarking, he departed unto the other side.
But, many, shall be - first-last, and theLast-first.
For there shall be, henceforth, five in one house, divided, - three against two, and two against three:
For, I say unto you - Not one of those men who had been invited, shall taste of my supper.