Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


I am verily a man which am a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, and taught according to the perfect manner of the law of the fathers, and was zealous toward God, as ye all are this day.

In tarsus


General references

Bible References


Acts 21:39
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.
Romans 11:1
I say therefore, did God thrust away his people? May it not happen! For I also am an Israelite from the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.
2 Corinthians 11:22
Are they Hebrews? I too. Are they Israelites? I too. Are they a seed of Abraham? I too.
Philippians 3:5
in circumcision the eighth day, of the race of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; regarding law, a Pharisee;

In tarsus

Acts 9:11
And the Lord said to him, After rising, go into the street called Straight, and seek in the house of Judas, a man named Saul of Tarsus, for behold, he is praying.
Acts 11:25
And Barnabus departed to Tarsus to seek Saul,

A city

Acts 6:9
But some of those from the synagogue called Libertines, and of the Cyrenians, and of the Alexandrians, and of those from Cilicia and Asia, rose up disputing with Stephen.
Acts 15:23
after writing by their hand these things:The apostles, and the elders, and the brothers, to those down in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia, to the brothers of the Gentiles, greeting.
Acts 23:34
And the governor having read it, and having questioned from what province he was, and having found out that he was from Cilicia,
Galatians 1:21
Later I came into the regions of Syria and Cilicia.


Deuteronomy 33:3
Yea, he loves the people. All his sanctified are in thy hand, and they sat down at thy feet. He shall receive from thy words.
2 Kings 4:38
And Elisha came again to Gilgal. And there was a dearth in the land, and the sons of the prophets were sitting before him. And he said to his servant, Set on the great pot, and boil pottage for the sons of the prophets.
Luke 2:46
And it came to pass after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both hearing them, and questioning them.
Luke 8:35
And they came out to see what happened. And they came to Jesus, and found the man, from whom the demons had gone out, sitting near the feet of Jesus, clothed and in his right mind. And they were afraid.
Luke 10:39
And she was sister to this woman called Mary, who also, having sat at Jesus' feet, was listening to his word.


Acts 5:34
But after standing up in the council, a certain Pharisee named Gamaliel, a law teacher, esteemed by all the people, commanded to make the apostles be outside a little while.


Acts 23:6
But when Paul ascertained that the one part were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men, brothers, I am a Pharisee, son of a Pharisee. About the hope and resurrection of the dead I am judged.
Acts 26:5
having known me previously from the beginning, if they were willing to testify, that according to the strictest party of our religion I lived a Pharisee.
Galatians 1:14
And I advanced in Judaism beyond many contemporaries among my race, being a more extreme zealot of my paternal traditions.
Philippians 3:5
in circumcision the eighth day, of the race of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; regarding law, a Pharisee;


Acts 21:20
And when the men heard, they glorified God, having said to him, Thou see, brother, how many thousands there are of the Jews who have believed, and they are all zealots of the law.
2 Samuel 21:2
And the king called the Gibeonites, and spoke to them (now the Gibeonites were not of the sons of Israel, but of the remnant of the Amorites, and the sons of Israel had sworn to them, and [yet] Saul sought to kill them in his zeal
Romans 10:2
For I testify to them that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.
Galatians 4:17
They are zealous for you but not honorably. They want to exclude you, so that ye may be zealous for them.
Philippians 3:6
regarding zeal, persecuting the church; regarding the righteousness in law, having become blameless.

General references

Leviticus 13:29
And when a man or woman has a disease upon the head or upon the beard,
Acts 8:3
But Saul was ravaging the church, entering from house to house. Dragging both men and women, he gave them over to prison.