Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And the saying pleased the whole multitude: and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolas a proselyte of Antioch:

Nicolas

A proselyte

General references

Bible References

The saying

Acts 15:22
Then it pleased the apostles and elders, with the whole church, to send chosen men of their own company to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas; namely, Judas surnamed Barsabbas, and Silas, chief men among the brethren:
Genesis 41:37
And the thing was good in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of all his servants.
Proverbs 15:1
A soft answer turns away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
Proverbs 25:11
A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.

Stephen

Acts 6:3
Therefore, brethren, pick out from among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.
Acts 8:1
And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.
Acts 11:24
For he was a good man, and full of the Holy Spirit and of faith: and many people were added unto the Lord.
Micah 3:8
But truly I am full of power by the spirit of the LORD, and of justice, and of might, to declare unto Jacob his transgression, and to Israel his sin.

Philip

Acts 8:5
Then Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and preached Christ unto them.
Acts 21:8
And the next day we that were of Paul's company departed, and came unto Caesarea: and we entered into the house of Philip the evangelist, who was one of the seven; and abode with him.

Nicolas

Revelation 2:6
But this you have, that you hate the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.

A proselyte

Acts 13:1
Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

General references

Exodus 18:25
And Moses chose able men out of all Israel, and made them heads over the people, rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.