Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when he was come, the Jews which came down from Jerusalem stood round about, and laid many and grievous complaints against Paul, which they could not prove.
And Festus says, "King Agrippa, and all men who are here present with us, ye behold this man, concerning whom all the multitude of the Jews made suit to me, both in Jerusalem and here, crying out that it was not proper that he should live any longer.
crying out, "Men of Israel, help! This is the man who teaches all men everywhere against the people, and the law, and this place! and, further, he brought Greeks also into the temple, and has defiled this holy place!"
For, finding this man a plague, and stirring up insurrections among the Jews throughout the inhabited earth, and a ring-leader of the sect of the Nazarenes;
"Happy are ye, when they shall reproach you, and persecute you, and say all manner of evil against you falsely, for My sake.
and they did not find any, though many false witnesses came forward. But afterward two false witnesses, coming forward,
And the high priests accused Him of many things.
And they began to accuse Him, saying, "We found This Man perverting our nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, and saying that He Himself is Christ a King!"
1 Peter 4:14
If ye are reproached in Christ's name, happy are ye, because the Spirit of glory and that of God rests upon you.