Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But shewed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts of Judaea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works meet for repentance.
And he was with them, coming in and going out in Jerusalem, speaking boldly in the name of the Lord;
And it came to pass, when had returned unto Jerusalem, and was praying in the temple, that I came to be in a trance,
Rescuing thee from among the people, and from among the nations, unto whom, I, am sending thee -
And Paul and Barnabas, speaking boldly, said - Unto you, was it necessary, that the word of God should first be spoken: seeing ye are thrusting it from you, and, unworthy, are judging yourselves of the age-abiding life, lo! we turn unto the nations;
Who in the bygone generations suffered all the nations to be going on in their own ways, -
And he said unto me - -Be taking thy journey; because, I, unto nations afar off, will send thee.
Be not boasting over the branches! Howbeit, if thou boast, it is not, thou, that bearest the root, but the root, thee!
Let the lawless forsake his way, And the man of iniquity, his thoughts, - And let him return unto Yahweh That he may have compassion upon him, And unto our God, For he will abundantly pardon.
Bring forth, therefore, fruit worthy of repentance;
Bring forth, therefore, fruits worthy of repentance, and do not begin to be saying within yourselves, As our father, we have, Abraham; for, I say unto you - God is able, out of these stones, to raise up children unto Abraham.
But, taking his stand, Zacchaeus said unto the Lord - Lo! the half of my possessions, Lord, unto the destitute, I give; and, if, from anyone, I have taken aught by false accusation, I give back fourfold.
This, therefore, am I saying and protesting in the Lord: - that, no longer, ye walk even as, the nations, walk - in the vanity of their minds,
Become ye, therefore, imitators of God, as children beloved,
Ye children, be obedient unto your parents in the Lord, for this is right:
That, aged men, be, sober, grave, sober-minded, healthy in their faith, love, endurance;
1 Peter 1:14
As obedient persons, not configuring yourselves unto your former covetings in your ignorance:
1 Peter 2:9
But, ye, are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for a peculiar treasure, that, the excellences, ye may tell forth, of him who, out of darkness, hath called you into his marvellous light: -
1 Peter 4:2
To the end that, no longer, in men's covetings, but in God's will, ye may live, the still remaining time.
2 Peter 1:5
And, for this very reason also - adding, on your part, all diligence, supply, in your faith, excellence, and, in your excellence, knowledge,