Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

Gamaliel

General references

Bible References

Jew

Acts 21:39
But Paul said, I am a Jew of Tarsus, citizen of no insignificant city of Cilicia, and I beseech of thee, allow me to speak to the people.
Romans 11:1
I say then, Has God cast away his people? Far be the thought. For I also am an Israelite, of the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.
2 Corinthians 11:22
Are they Hebrews? I also. Are they Israelites? I also. Are they seed of Abraham? I also.
Philippians 3:5
as to circumcision, I received it the eighth day; of the race of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, Hebrew of Hebrews; as to the law, a Pharisee;

In tarsus

Acts 9:11
And the Lord said to him, Rise up and go into the street which is called Straight, and seek in the house of Judas one by name Saul, he is of Tarsus: for, behold, he is praying,
Acts 11:25
And he went away to Tarsus to seek out Saul.

A city

Acts 6:9
And there arose up certain of those of the synagogue called of freedmen, and of Cyrenians, and of Alexandrians, and of those of Cilicia and Asia, disputing with Stephen.
Acts 15:23
having by their hand written thus: The apostles, and the elders, and the brethren, to the brethren who are from among the nations at Antioch, and in Syria and Cilicia, greeting:
Acts 23:34
And having read it, and asked of what eparchy he was, and learned that he was of Cilicia,
Galatians 1:21
Then I came into the regions of Syria and Cilicia.

At

Deuteronomy 33:3
Yea, he loveth the peoples, All his saints are in thy hand, And they sit down at thy feet; Each receiveth of thy words.
2 Kings 4:38
And Elisha came again to Gilgal. And there was a famine 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 and hearing them and asking them questions.
Luke 8:35
And they went out to see what had happened, and came to Jesus, and found the man from whom the demons had gone out, sitting, clothed and sensible, at the feet of Jesus. And they were afraid.
Luke 10:39
And she had a sister called Mary, who also, having sat down at the feet of Jesus was listening to his word.

Gamaliel

Acts 5:34
But a certain man, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, held in honour of all the people, rose up in the council, and commanded to put the men out for a short while,

Taught

Acts 23:6
But Paul, knowing that the one part of them were of the Sadducees and the other of the Pharisees, cried out in the council, Brethren, I am a Pharisee, son of Pharisees: I am judged concerning the hope and resurrection of the dead.
Acts 26:5
who knew me before from the outset of my life, if they would bear witness, that according to the strictest sect of our religion I lived a Pharisee.
Galatians 1:14
and advanced in Judaism beyond many my contemporaries in my nation, being exceedingly zealous of the doctrines of my fathers.
Philippians 3:5
as to circumcision, I received it the eighth day; of the race of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, Hebrew of Hebrews; as to the law, a Pharisee;

Was

Acts 21:20
And they having heard it glorified God, and said to him, Thou seest, brother, how many myriads there are of the Jews who have believed, and all are zealous of the law.
2 Samuel 21:2
And the king called the Gibeonites, and spoke to them. (Now the Gibeonites were not of the children of Israel, but of the remainder of the Amorites; and the children of Israel had sworn to them; and Saul sought to smite them in his zeal for the children of Israel and Judah.)
Romans 10:2
For I bear them witness that they have zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.
Galatians 4:17
They are not rightly zealous after you, but desire to shut you out from us, that ye may be zealous after them.
Philippians 3:6
as to zeal, persecuting the assembly; as to righteousness which is in the law, found blameless;

General references

Leviticus 13:29
And if a man or a woman have a sore on the head or on the beard,
Acts 8:3
But Saul ravaged the assembly, entering into the houses one after another, and dragging off both men and women delivered them up to prison.