Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And when they had set them in the midst, they asked, By what power, or by what name, have ye done this?

By what name

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Bible References


Acts 5:27
After they brought them in, they had them stand before the Sanhedrin, and the high priest asked,
1 Kings 21:12
They proclaimed a fast and seated Naboth at the head of the people.
John 8:3
Then the scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman caught in adultery, making her stand in the center.

By what power

Exodus 2:14
“Who made you a leader and judge over us?” the man replied. “Are you planning to kill me as you killed the Egyptian?”

Then Moses became afraid and thought: What I did is certainly known.
Matthew 21:23
When He entered the temple complex, the chief priests and the elders of the people came up to Him as He was teaching and said, “By what authority are You doing these things? Who gave You this authority?”
Mark 11:28
and asked Him, “By what authority are You doing these things? Who gave You this authority to do these things?”
John 2:18
So the Jews replied to Him, “What sign of authority will You show us for doing these things?”

By what name

Acts 4:10
let it be known to all of you and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene—whom you crucified and whom God raised from the dead—by Him this man is standing here before you healthy.
Acts 5:28
“Didn’t we strictly order you not to teach in this name? And look, you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and are determined to bring this man’s blood on us!”

General references

Luke 12:11
Whenever they bring you before synagogues and rulers and authorities, don’t worry about how you should defend yourselves or what you should say.

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