Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
went to the high priest, and demanded letters for the synagogues of Damascus, that if he found any of this sect, whether men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.
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."
When Herod saw Jesus he was extremely pleased; for he had long desired to see him, having heard much of him, and hoped to see him perform some miracle.
when it was day, some Jews, that had form'd a conspiracy, engag'd themselves by an oath, not to eat, or drink, till they had kill'd Paul.
I myself too once thought myself oblig'd strenuously to oppose the professors of Jesus the Nazarene, as I actually did at Jerusalem,
and thus will they treat you, because they have not known the father, nor me.
and why may we not do evil, that good may come?" which is slanderously reported to be our maxim, by some, whose condemnation is just.