Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when Paul was now about to open his mouth, Gallio said unto the Jews, If it were a matter of wrong or wicked lewdness, O ye Jews, reason would that I should bear with you:
But Paul said, I am really a Jewish man of Tarsus of Cilicia, a citizen of no insignificant city. And I beg thee, allow me to speak to the people.
Men, brothers, and fathers, hear now my defense to you.
And Agrippa said to Paul, It is permitted thee to speak for thyself. Then Paul, having stretched forth his hand, made a defense.
But before all these things, they will throw their hands on you, and will persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues and prisons, being brought before kings and rulers for my name's sake.
1 Peter 3:14
But even if ye should suffer because of righteousness, ye are blessed. But do not fear their terror nor be shaken,
And for about a forty-year time he was patient with them in the wilderness.
And having answered him, he says, O faithless generation, how long will I be with you? How long will I endure you? Bring him to me.
For rulers are not a source of fear to the good works, but to the evil. And do thou desire not to fear the office of authority? Do what is good, and thou will have praise from it.
2 Corinthians 11:1
O that ye tolerated a little of my foolishness, but tolerate me too.
Who can be gentle to those who are ignorant and led astray, since he himself is also encompassed with weakness.
And having opened his mouth, he taught them, saying,