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 my defense which I now make to you."
And, hearing of the resurrection of the dead, some, indeed, were mocking; but others said, "We will hear you concerning this yet again."
And, as he was reasoning about righteousness, continence, and the judgment to come, Felix, becoming terrified, answered, "Go your way for the present; and, when I obtain a suitable opportunity, I will call for you;"
but certain questions concerning their peculiar religion they had against him, and concerning a certain Jesus, who was dead, whom Paul affirmed to be alive.
and, punishing them often throughout all the synagogues, I was compelling them to blaspheme; and, being exceedingly enraged against them, I was persecuting them even unto foreign cities.
And, hearing of it, His kinsmen went out to lay hold on Him; for they said, "He became insane!"
The Jews answered and said to Him, "Say we not well that Thou art a Samaritan, and hast a demon?"
And many of them said, "He hath a demon, and is mad; why do ye hear Him?"
1 Corinthians 1:23
but we preach Christ crucified; to the Jews, a stumbling-block, and to the gentiles foolishness;
1 Corinthians 2:13
Which things also we speak, not in words taught by human wisdom, but in those taught by the Spirit; combining spiritual things with spiritual.
1 Corinthians 4:10
We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye are wise in Christ; we are weak, but ye are strong; ye are highly esteemed; but we are without honor.
2 Corinthians 5:13
For whether we were beside ourselves, it was to God; or whether we are of sober mind, it is for you.