Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.

Bible References


Acts 23:21
but don't believe them: for above forty of them lie in ambush, having bound themselves by oath not to eat or drink till they have kill'd him: they are already prepar'd, and only wait your answer.
Acts 25:3
"desiring the favour he might be sent for to Jerusalem." they having prepar'd measures to assassinate him upon the road.
Matthew 26:4
and consulted how to seize Jesus by surprize, and take away his life.


Matthew 27:25
at this all the people cry'd out, "his blood be on us, and on our children."
Mark 6:23
nay, he ratified his promise with an oath, "I will give you whatever you require, said he, tho' it be even the half of my kingdom."

Under a curse

Matthew 26:74
then he fell to solemn imprecations, and swore, "I don't know the man." and immediately the cock crew:
Galatians 3:13
Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us. (for it is written, " cursed is every one, that hangeth upon a tree.")