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.
Men, brethren, and fathers, hear you my defense which I make now unto you.
And when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked: and others said, We will hear you again of this matter.
And as he reasoned about righteousness, self-control, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go your way for this time; when I have a convenient time, I will call for you.
But had certain questions against him of their own religion, and of one Jesus, who was dead, whom Paul affirmed to be alive.
And I punished them often in every synagogue, and compelled them to blaspheme; and being exceedingly mad against them, I persecuted them even unto foreign cities.
2 Kings 9:11
Then Jehu came forth to the servants of his lord: and one said unto him, Is all well? why came this mad fellow to you? And he said unto them, You know the man, and his communication.
The LORD has made you priest in the place of Jehoiada the priest, that you should be officers in the house of the LORD, over every man that is mad, and makes himself a prophet, that you should put him in prison, and in the stocks.
The days of punishment have come, the days of recompense have come; Israel shall know it: the prophet is a fool, the spiritual man is mad, because of the multitude of your iniquity, and the great hatred.
And when his friends heard of it, they went out to lay hold on him: for they said, He is beside himself.
Then answered the Jews, and said unto him, Say we not well that you are a Samaritan, and have a demon?
And many of them said, He has a demon, and is mad; why hear you him?
1 Corinthians 1:23
But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumbling block, and unto the Greeks foolishness;
1 Corinthians 2:13
Which things also we speak, not in the words which man's wisdom teaches, but which the Holy Spirit teaches; comparing spiritual things with spiritual.
1 Corinthians 4:10
We are fools for Christ's sake, but you are wise in Christ; we are weak, but you are strong; you are honorable, but we are despised.
2 Corinthians 5:13
For whether we be beside ourselves, it is to God: or whether we be in our right mind, it is for your cause.