Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Whenever they hand you over for trial, do not worry about how to speak or what to say, for what you should say will be given to you at that time.
When they arrest you and hand you over for trial, do not worry about what to speak. But say whatever is given you at that time, for it is not you speaking, but the Holy Spirit.
But when they bring you before the synagogues, the rulers, and the authorities, do not worry about how you should make your defense or what you should say,
Therefore be resolved not to rehearse ahead of time how to make your defense.
Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, replied, "Rulers of the people and elders,
But Peter and the apostles replied, "We must obey God rather than people.
All who were sitting in the council looked intently at Stephen and saw his face was like the face of an angel.
When the governor gestured for him to speak, Paul replied, "Because I know that you have been a judge over this nation for many years, I confidently make my defense.
This is what the king says: 'Don't let Hezekiah mislead you, for he is not able to rescue you!