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 man who is a Jew of Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, a citizen of no mean city: and, I beseech you, allow me to speak unto the people.
Romans 11:1
I say then, Has God cast away his people? God forbid. For I also am an Israelite, of the descendants of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.
2 Corinthians 11:22
Are they Hebrews? so am I. Are they Israelites? so am I. Are they the descendants of Abraham? so am I.
Philippians 3:5
Circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of the Hebrews; concerning the law, a Pharisee;

In tarsus

Acts 9:11
And the Lord said unto him, Arise, and go into the street which is called Straight, and inquire in the house of Judas for one called Saul, of Tarsus: for, behold, he prays,
Acts 11:25
Then departed Barnabas to Tarsus, to seek Saul:

A city

Acts 6:9
Then there arose certain of the synagogue, which is called the synagogue of the Libertines, and Cyrenians, and Alexandrians, and of them of Cilicia and of Asia, disputing with Stephen.
Acts 15:23
And they wrote letters by them after this manner; The apostles and elders and brethren send greetings unto the brethren who are of the Gentiles in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia:
Acts 23:34
And when the governor had read the letter, he asked of what province he was. And when he understood that he was of Cilicia he said,
Galatians 1:21
Afterwards I came into the regions of Syria and Cilicia;

At

Deuteronomy 33:3
Yea, he loved the people; all his saints are in your hand: and they sat down at your feet; everyone shall receive of your 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 unto his servant, Set on the great pot, and boil pottage for the sons of the prophets.
Luke 2:46
And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and asking them questions.
Luke 8:35
Then they went out to see what was done; and came to Jesus, and found the man, out of whom the demons were departed, sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed, and in his right mind: and they were afraid.
Luke 10:39
And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word.

Gamaliel

Acts 5:34
Then stood there up one in the council, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, held in reputation among all the people, and commanded to put the apostles outside a little while;

Taught

Acts 23:6
But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question.
Acts 26:5
Who knew me from the beginning, if they would testify, that after the most strict sect of our religion I lived a Pharisee.
Galatians 1:14
And advanced in the Jews' religion above many of my equals in my own nation, being more exceedingly zealous of the traditions of my fathers.
Philippians 3:5
Circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of the Hebrews; concerning the law, a Pharisee;

Was

Acts 21:20
And when they heard it, they glorified the Lord, and said unto him, You see, brother, how many thousands of Jews there are who believe; and they are all zealous of the law:
2 Samuel 21:2
And the king called the Gibeonites, and said unto them; (now the Gibeonites were not of the children of Israel, but of the remnant of the Amorites; and the children of Israel had sworn unto them: and Saul sought to slay them in his zeal to the children of Israel and Judah.)
Romans 10:2
For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.
Galatians 4:17
They are zealous of you, but not for good; yea, they would exclude you, that you might be zealous of them.
Philippians 3:6
Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; concerning the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.

General references

Leviticus 13:29
If a man or woman has a disease upon the head or the beard;
Acts 8:3
As for Saul, he made havoc of the church, entering into every house, and dragging off men and women committed them to prison.