Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
So then those who were scattered because of the persecution that occurred in connection with Stephen made their way to Phoenicia and Cyprus and Antioch, speaking the word to no one except to Jews alone.
the Jews who disbelieved stirred up the minds of the Gentiles and embittered them against the brethren.
“But whenever they persecute you in one city, flee to the next; for truly I say to you, you will not finish going through the cities of Israel until the Son of Man comes.
1 Thessalonians 2:2
but after we had already suffered and been
mistreated in Philippi, as you know, we had the boldness in our God to speak to you the gospel of God amid much opposition.