Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves. Become ye therefore wise as serpents, and innocent as doves.
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.
in circumcision the eighth day, of the race of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; regarding law, a Pharisee;
Of the hope
having hope toward God, which they themselves also await, to come to be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.
And now for the hope of the promise made by God to the fathers, I stand being judged,
Because of this reason therefore I summoned you to see and to speak with me, for because of the hope of Israel I am bound with this chain.