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, beholding the boldness of Peter and John, and perceiving that they were unlettered and ignorant men, they were wondering; they also were recognizing them, that they had been with Jesus;
But Isaiah is very bold, and says, "I was found by those who sought Me not; I became manifest to those who sought not after Me."
and on my behalf that utterance may be given to me, in opening my mouth to make known with boldness the mystery of the Gospel,
and that the greater part of the brethren, having become confident in the Lord by my bonds, are much more 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, became mighty in war, put to flight armies of aliens.
Brethren, sons of Abraham's race, and those among you who fear God, to us the word of this salvation was sent forth.
To you first, God, having raised up His Child, sent Him forth, blessing you, in turning away every one of you from your iniquities."
And, when both Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia, Paul was being constrained by the word, fully testifying to the Jews that Jesus is the Christ.
but I declared both to those in Damascus first, and in Jerusalem, and through all the region of Judea, and to the gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, doing works worthy of repentance.
but go ye rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
Ye worship ye know not what; we know what we worship, because 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 believes; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek
but glory and honor and peace to every one who works good, to the Jew first, and also to the Greek:
who, indeed, are Israelites, whose is the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service, 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, if, indeed, the house is worthy, let your peace come upon it; but, if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you.
"Therefore, I say to you, the Kingdom of God shall be taken away from you, and given to a nation bringing forth the fruit thereof.
and the rest, having laid hold on his servants, maltreated and slew them.
But He said to him, "A certain man was making a great supper, and invited many.
He came to His own possessions, and those who were His own received Him not.
But I say, did Israel not know? First Moses says, "I will provoke you to rivalry by that which is no nation; by a nation void of understanding will I provoke you to anger."
I Say, then, did they stumble, that they might fall? It could not be! But by their trespass salvation has come to the gentiles to provoke them to rivalry.
But, when they resisted, and blasphemed, he, shaking out his garments, said to them, "Your blood be upon your own head! I am pure! Henceforth I will go to the gentiles."
Be it known, therefore, to you, that to the gentiles was this salvation of God sent: they also will hear."
And, leaving them, He again embarked, and departed to the other side.
But many that are first shall be last; and the last first."
For from this time forth five in one house will be divided, three against two, and two against three;
for I say to you, that no one of those men who have been invited shall taste of my supper."