Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They rose, hurried Him outside the town, and brought Him to the brow of the hill on which their town was built, to throw Him down the cliff;
And for this reason Jesus also, in order, by His own blood, to set the people free from sin, suffered outside the gate.
Here they brought forward false witnesses who declared, "This fellow is incessantly speaking against the Holy Place and the Law.
And Saul fully approved of his murder. At this time a great persecution broke out against the Church in Jerusalem, and all except the Apostles were scattered throughout Judaea and Samaria.
Now Saul, whose every breath was a threat of destruction for the disciples of the Lord,
I persecuted to death this new faith, continually binding both men and women and throwing them into prison;