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 as sheep in the midst of wolves; be ye therefore discerning as serpents, and pure as doves.
Knowing me beforehand, from a former period, if they would testify, that according to the most strict sect of our religion, I lived a Pharisee.
Circumcision done the eighth day, of the race of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of the Hebrews; concerning the law, a Pharisee;
Of the hope
Having hope to God, which they themselves also admit, a rising from the dead about to be, both of just and unjust.
And now in the hope of the solemn promise having been made to the fathers by God, I stand, being judged,
For this cause therefore I besought to see you, and to speak: for, for the hope of Israel am I surrounded by this chain.