Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and when they had brought them to the chief magistrates, they said, “These men are throwing our city into confusion, being Jews,
When they did not find them, they began
dragging Jason and some brethren before the city authorities, shouting, “These men who have upset the world have come here also;
For we have found this man a real pest and a fellow who stirs up dissension among all the Jews throughout
the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes.
And Simeon blessed them and said to Mary
His mother, “Behold, this Child is appointed for the fall and rise of many in Israel, and for a sign to be opposed—
1 Peter 2:12
Keep your behavior excellent among the Gentiles, so that in the thing in which they slander you as evildoers, they may because of your good deeds, as they observe them, glorify God in the day of visitation.
1 Peter 3:16
and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.
1 Peter 4:14
If you are reviled
for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.