Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

Bible References

Waxed

Acts 4:13
When they observed the boldness of Peter and John and realized that they were uneducated and untrained men, they were amazed and recognized that they had been with Jesus.
Proverbs 28:1
The wicked flee when no one is pursuing them,
but the righteous are as bold as a lion.
Romans 10:20
And Isaiah says boldly:

I was found
by those who were not looking for Me;
I revealed Myself
to those who were not asking for Me.
Ephesians 6:19
Pray also for me, that the message may be given to me when I open my mouth to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel.
Philippians 1:14
Most of the brothers in the Lord have gained confidence from my imprisonment and dare even more to speak the message fearlessly.
Hebrews 11:34
quenched the raging of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, gained strength after being weak, became mighty in battle, and put foreign armies to flight.

It was

Acts 13:26
“Brothers, sons of Abraham’s race, and those among you who fear God, the message of this salvation has been sent to us.
Acts 3:26
God raised up His Servant and sent Him first to you to bless you by turning each of you from your evil ways.”
Acts 18:5
When Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia, Paul was occupied with preaching the message and solemnly testified to the Jews that Jesus is the Messiah.
Acts 26:20
Instead, I preached to those in Damascus first, and to those in Jerusalem and in all the region of Judea, and to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works worthy of repentance.
Matthew 10:6
Instead, go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
Luke 24:47
and repentance for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
John 4:22
You Samaritans worship what you do not know. We worship what we do know, because salvation is from the Jews.
Romans 1:16
For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is God’s power for salvation to everyone who believes, first to the Jew, and also to the Greek.
Romans 2:10
but glory, honor, and peace for everyone who does what is good, first to the Jew, and also to the Greek.
Romans 9:4
They are Israelites, and to them belong the adoption, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the temple service, and the promises.

Seeing

Acts 7:51
“You stiff-necked people with uncircumcised hearts and ears! You are always resisting the Holy Spirit; as your ancestors did, so do you.
Exodus 32:9
The Lord also said to Moses: “I have seen this people, and they are indeed a stiff-necked people.
Deuteronomy 32:21
They have provoked My jealousy
with their so-called gods;
they have enraged Me with their worthless idols.
So I will provoke their jealousy
with an inferior people;
I will enrage them with a foolish nation.
Isaiah 49:5
And now, says the Lord,
who formed me from the womb to be His Servant,
to bring Jacob back to Him
so that Israel might be gathered to Him;
for I am honored in the sight of the Lord,
and my God is my strength—
Matthew 10:13
and if the household is worthy, let your peace be on it. But if it is unworthy, let your peace return to you.
Matthew 21:43
Therefore I tell you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a nation producing its fruit.
Matthew 22:6
And the others seized his slaves, treated them outrageously and killed them.
Luke 14:16
Then He told him: “A man was giving a large banquet and invited many.
John 1:11
He came to His own,
and His own people did not receive Him.
Romans 10:19
But I ask, “Did Israel not understand?” First, Moses said:

I will make you jealous
of those who are not a nation;
I will make you angry by a nation
that lacks understanding.
Romans 11:11
I ask, then, have they stumbled in order to fall? Absolutely not! On the contrary, by their stumbling, salvation has come to the Gentiles to make Israel jealous.

Turn

Acts 18:6
But when they resisted and blasphemed, he shook his robe and told them, “Your blood is on your own heads! I am innocent. From now on I will go to the Gentiles.”
Acts 28:28
Therefore, let it be known to you that this saving work of God has been sent to the Gentiles; they will listen!”
Isaiah 55:5
so you will summon a nation you do not know,
and nations who do not know you will run to you.
For the Lord your God,
even the Holy One of Israel,
has glorified you.”

General references

Jonah 4:1
But Jonah was greatly displeased and became furious.
Mark 8:13
Then He left them, got on board the boat again, and went to the other side.
Mark 10:31
But many who are first will be last, and the last first.”
Luke 12:52
From now on, five in one household will be divided: three against two, and two against three.
Luke 14:24
For I tell you, not one of those men who were invited will enjoy my banquet!’”

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