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 be from God, ye will not be able to put them down, lest ye be found also fighters against God.
Why are the nations in tumultuous agitation, and why do the peoples meditate a vain thing?
Thou sawest till a stone was cut out without hands; and it smote the image upon its feet of iron and clay, and broke them to pieces.
But they have not all obeyed the glad tidings. For Esaias says, Lord, who has believed our report?
For I will not dare to speak anything of the things which Christ has not wrought by me, for the obedience of the nations, by word and deed,
1 Thessalonians 1:8
for the word of the Lord sounded out from you, not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but in every place your faith which is towards God has gone abroad, so that we have no need to say anything;
But they, having further threatened them, let them go, finding no way how they might punish them, on account of the people, because all glorified God for what had taken place;
And when they heard these words, both the priest and the captain of the temple and the chief priests were in perplexity as to them, what this would come to.
2 Chronicles 25:15
And the anger of Jehovah was kindled against Amaziah, and he sent to him a prophet, who said to him, Why dost thou seek after the gods of a people who have not delivered their own people out of thy hand?
Now go, write it before them on a tablet, and record it in a book, that it may be for the time to come, as a witness for ever,
And Pashur the son of Immer, the priest and he was chief officer in the house of Jehovah heard Jeremiah prophesy these things.
Thus speaketh Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel, saying, Because thou hast sent letters in thy name unto all the people that are at Jerusalem, and to Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah the priest, and to all the priests, saying,
And the princes said unto the king, Let this man, we pray thee, be put to death; for why should he weaken the hands of the men of war that remain in this city, and the hands of all the people, in speaking to them according to these words? for this man seeketh not the welfare of this people, but the hurt.
And ye gave the Nazarites wine to drink; and commanded the prophets, saying, Prophesy not.
And Amaziah said unto Amos, Thou seer, go, flee away into the land of Judah, and eat bread there, and prophesy there.
Prophesy ye not, they prophesy. If they do not prophesy to these, the ignominy will not depart.
Command therefore that the sepulchre be secured until the third day, lest his disciples should come and steal him away, and say to the people, He is risen from the dead; and the last error shall be worse than the first.
The chief priests, therefore, and the Pharisees gathered a council, and said, What do we? for this man does many signs.
1 Thessalonians 2:15
who have both slain the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and have driven us out by persecution, and do not please God, and are against all men,
They say, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation, and let the name of Israel be mentioned no more.