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 seeing the freedom of speech of Peter and John, and comprehending that they are illiterate men, and private individuals, they wondered; and they knew them, that they were with Jesus.
The unjust fled and none pursuing, and the just shall be confident as the young lion.
And Esaias is very confident, and says, I was found of them not seeking me; I was manifested to them not asking for me.
And for me, that the word might be given me, in the opening of my mouth in freedom of speech, to make known the mystery of the good news,
And many of the brethren in the Lord, having trusted to my bonds, more abundantly dared to speak the word fearlessly.
Quenched the power of fire, escaped the mouth of the sword, were strengthened from weakness, were strong in war, turned away the armies of strangers.
Men, brethren, sons of Abraham's race, and those among you fearing God, to you was the word of this salvation sent.
To you first God, having raised up his child Jesus, sent him praising you, in turning away each from your wickedness.
And when both Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia, Paul was oppressed in spirit, testifying to the Jews Jesus Christ.
But to them in Damascus first, and Jerusalem, and all the country of Judea, and to the nations, announcing to change the mind, and to turn back to God, doing works worthy of change of mind.
But rather go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
And repentance and remission of sins to be proclaimed in his name to all nations, having begun from Jerusalem.
Ye worship what ye know not: we worship what we know: for salvation is of the Jews.
For I am not ashamed of the good news of Christ: for it is the power of God to salvation to all believing; both to the Jew first, and the Greek.
But glory, and honour, and peace, to every one working good, both to the Jew first, and to the Greek:
Who are Israelites; whose the adoption as a son, and the glory, and covenants, and legislation, and divine worship, and solemn promises;
Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye always resist the Holy Spirit: as your fathers, also you.
And Jehovah will say to Moses, I saw this people, and behold, it a people of a hard neck
They made me jealous with not God; They irritated me with their vanities: And I will make them jealous with not a people; With a foolish nation will I irritate them.
And now, said Jehovah, forming me from the belly for servant to him to turn back Jacob to him, And Israel shall not be gathered, and I shall be honored in the eyes of Jehovah, and God was my strength.
And if the house should be worthy, let your peace come upon it; but if it be not worthy let your peace return to you.
For this I say to you, The kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and shall be given to a nation doing its fruits.
And the rest, having seized his servants, were insolent, and killed them.
And he said to him, A certain man made a great supper and called many;
He came to his own things, and his own received him not.
But I say, Did not Israel know? First Moses says, I will make you jealous of not a nation, and by a shortsighted nation will I anger you.
I say then, Did they stumble that they might fall? It may not be: but by their fall salvation to the nations, to make them jealous.
And they opposing, and blaspheming, having shaken off the garments violently, he said to them, Your blood upon your head; I clean: from now will I go to the nations.
Be it known to you therefore, that salvation of God was sent to the nations, and they shall hear.
Behold, nations thou shalt not know; thou shalt call, and nations that knew thee not shall run to thee, for sake of Jehovah thy God, and for the Holy One of Israel; for he honored thee.
And it will be evil to Jonah, a great evil, and it will kindle to him.
And having let them go, having gone again into the ship, he departed beyond.
And many first shall be last; and the last first.
For from now shall five be in one house divided, three against two, and two against three.
For I say to you, That none of those men called shall taste of my supper.