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,
And [when they] did not find them, they dragged Jason and some brothers before the city officials, shouting, "These [people] who have stirred up trouble [throughout] the world have come here also,
For we have found this man [to be] a public menace and one who causes riots among all the Jews throughout the Roman Empire and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes,
And Simeon blessed them and said to his mother Mary, "Behold, this child is appointed for the fall and rise of many in Israel, and for a sign that is opposed--
1 Peter 2:12
maintaining your good conduct among the Gentiles, so that in [the things] in which they slander you as evildoers, by seeing your good deeds they may glorify God on the day of visitation.
1 Peter 3:16
But [do so] with courtesy and respect, having a good conscience, so that in [the things] in which you are slandered, the ones who malign your good conduct in Christ may be put to shame.
1 Peter 4:14
If you are reviled on account of the name of Christ, [you are] blessed, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.