Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And as he thus spake for himself, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, thou art beside thyself; much learning doth make thee mad.
Brethren and fathers! Hear ye, the defence, which I now make unto you: -
Now, when they heard of raising the dead, some, indeed, began to mock, while, others, said - We will hear thee, concerning this, even again.
And, as he was reasoning of righteousness, and self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix, becoming greatly afraid, answered - For the present, be going thy way, and, when I find an opportunity, I will send for thee, -
but, certain questions concerning their own demon-worship, had they against him, and concerning one Jesus, who had died, whom Paul was affirming to be alive.
and, throughout all the synagogues, ofttimes punishing them, I would fain have compelled them to defame; and, being excessively maddened against them, I went on to pursue them as far as even the outlying cities.
2 Kings 9:11
Then, Jehu, came forth unto the servants of his lord, and one said to him - Is all well? why came this madman unto thee? And he said unto them, Ye, know, the man and his message.
Yahweh, hath made thee priest instead of Jehoiada the priest, that ye should be deputies in the house of Yahweh, to any man who is raving and prophesying, so shalt thou put him into the stocks and into the pillory:
Come are the days of visitation, come are the days of recompense, Let Israel know! The prophet is foolish, the man of the spirit doth rave, because of the greatness of thine iniquity, therefore great is the prosecution.
And they who were near to him, hearing of it, went out to secure him, - for they were saying - He is beside himself!
The Jews answered, and said unto him - Do, we, not, well, say: Thou, art, a Samaritan, and hast a demon?
But many from among them were saying - A demon, he hath, and is raving, - Why, unto him, do ye hearken?
1 Corinthians 1:23
Whereas, we, proclaim a Christ who hath been crucified, - unto Jews, indeed, an occasion of stumbling, and, unto Gentiles, foolishness;
1 Corinthians 2:13
Which we also speak - not in words taught of human wisdom, but in such as are taught of the Spirit, by spiritual words, spiritual things, explaining.
1 Corinthians 4:10
We, are foolish for Christ's sake, but, ye, prudent in Christ; we are weak, but, ye, mighty; ye, all-glorious, but, we, dishonoured.
2 Corinthians 5:13
For, whether we have been beside ourselves, it hath been for God, or, whether we are sober-minded, it is for you.