Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Which was with the deputy of the country, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man; who called for Barnabas and Saul, and desired to hear the word of God.

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Bible References

The deputy

Acts 13:12
Then the proconsul, when he saw what was done, believed, being astonished at the doctrine of the Lord.
Acts 18:12
And when Gallio was the proconsul of Achaia, the Jews rose up with one accord against Paul and brought him to the judgment seat,
Acts 19:38
Therefore if Demetrius and the craftsmen who are with him have a matter against any man, the law is open, and there are proconsuls; let them accuse one another.

A prudent

Acts 17:11
These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all diligence and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.
Proverbs 14:8
The wisdom of the sane is to understand his way, but the folly of fools is deceit.
Proverbs 18:15
The heart of the man of understanding acquires wisdom, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
Hosea 14:9
Who is wise that he might understand this? and prudent that he might know this? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them; but the rebellious shall fall therein.
1 Thessalonians 5:21
Examine all things; retain that which is good.

General references

Leviticus 19:31
Do not return unto spiritists or seek after diviners, to be defiled by them. I AM your God.