Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But that it spread no further among the people, let us straitly threaten them, that they speak henceforth to no man in this name.
but if it is of God, ye will not be able to overthrow them; lest haply ye be found even to be fighting against God.
Why do the nations rage, And the peoples meditate a vain thing?
Thou sawest till that a stone was cut out without hands, which smote the image upon its feet that were of iron and clay, and brake them in pieces.
But they did not all hearken to the glad tidings. For Isaiah saith, Lord, who hath believed our report?
For I will not dare to speak of any things save those which Christ wrought through me, for the obedience of the Gentiles, by word and deed,
1 Thessalonians 1:8
For from you hath sounded forth the word of the Lord, not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but in every place your faith to God-ward is gone forth; so that we need not to speak anything.
And they, when they had further threatened them, let them go, finding nothing how they might punish them, because of the people; for all men glorified God for that which was done.
Now when the captain of the temple and the chief priests heard these words, they were much perplexed concerning them whereunto this would grow.
2 Chronicles 25:15
Wherefore the anger of Jehovah was kindled against Amaziah, and he sent unto him a prophet, who said unto him, Why hast thou sought after the gods of the people, which have not delivered their own people out of thy hand?
Now go, write it before them on a tablet, and inscribe it in a book, that it may be for the time to come for ever and ever.
Now Pashhur, the son of Immer the priest, who was chief officer in the house of Jehovah, heard Jeremiah prophesying these things.
Thus speaketh Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel, saying, Because thou hast sent letters in thine own name unto all the people that are at Jerusalem, and to Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah, the priest, and to all the priests, saying,
Then the princes said unto the king, Let this man, we pray thee, be put to death; forasmuch as he weakeneth the hands of the men of war that remain in this city, and the hands of all the people, in speaking such words unto them: for this man seeketh not the welfare of this people, but the hurt.
But ye gave the Nazirites wine to drink, and commanded the prophets, saying, Prophesy not.
Also Amaziah said unto Amos, O thou seer, go, flee thou away into the land of Judah, and there eat bread, and prophesy there:
Prophesy ye not, thus they prophesy. They shall not prophesy to these: reproaches shall not depart.
Command therefore that the sepulchre be made sure until the third day, lest haply his disciples come and steal him away, and say unto the people, He is risen from the dead: and the last error will be worse than the first.
The chief priests therefore and the Pharisees gathered a council, and said, What do we? for this man doeth many signs.
1 Thessalonians 2:15
who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove out us, and pleased not God, and are contrary to all men;
They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; That the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance.