Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then there arose certain of the synagogue, which is called the synagogue of the Libertines, and Cyrenians, and Alexandrians, and of them of Cilicia and of Asia, disputing with Stephen.
And the Jews, having seen the crowds, were filled with envy, and spake against the things said by Paul, contradicting and defaming.
Therefore truly he discussed in the synagogue with Jews, and those worshipping, and in the assembly in every day with those being present.
And I said, Lord, these know that I was imprisoning and skinning in the synagogues them believing on thee:
And in all the synagogues, many times punishing them, I compelled to blaspheme; and being exceedingly enraged against them, I drove out even also to cities without.
And hold ye from men: for they will deliver you up to councils, and in their assemblies will they scourge you.
Therefore, behold, I send to you prophets, and the wise, and scribes: and of them shall ye kill and crucify; and of them shall ye chastise in your assemblies, and drive out from city to city,
And see ye to yourselves: for they shall deliver you up to councils; and in the synagogues shall ye be stripped: and shall be set before rulers and kings for my sake, for testimony to them.
And before all these shall they cast their hands upon you, and drive out, delivering to assemblies, and prisons, being brought before kings and leaders for my name's sake.
And Phrygia, and Pamphylia, Egypt, and parts of Lybia that near Cyrene, and Romans arriving as strangers, and Jews, and strangers,
And certain of them were Cyprian and Cyrenian men, who having come to Antioch, spake to the Greeks announcing good news, the Lord Jesus.
And certain prophets and teachers were in the church being in Antioch; as Barnabas, and Simeon called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
And coming, they found a man, a Cyrenian, Simon by name; they compelled him that he should lift up his cross.
And a certain Jew, Apollos by name, an Alexandrian by birth, an eloquent man, arrived at Ephesus, being able in the writings.
And there the centurion having found an Alexandrian ship sailing to Italy, placed us upon it.
Having written by their hand thus; The sent and elders and brethren to the brethren in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia from the nations, health:
And Paul said, I am truly a man a Jew, a Tarsean of Cilicia, a citizen of no undistinguished city: and I beseech of thee to give way for me to speak to the people.
I am truly a Jew, a man born in Tarsus, of Cilicia, and brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, instructed according to the exactness of the fathers' law, being zealous of God, as all ye are this day.
And the leader having read, and asked of what province he is, and having understood from Cilicia;
And having sailed over the sea by Cilicia and Pamphylia, we came down to Myra, of Lycia.
Then came I to the regions of Syria and Cilicia;
1 Corinthians 1:20
Where the wise? where the scribe? where the seekers together of this life has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?
1 Corinthians 1:27
But the foolish things of the world, has God chosen that he might shame the wise; and the weak things of the world has God chosen that he might shame things strong;