Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They that are
He has taken my brothers far away from me; they have seen my fate and have become strange to me.
The young men saw me, and went away, and the old men got up from their seats;
2 Kings 2:23
Then from there he went up to Beth-el; and on his way, some little boys came out from the town and made sport of him, crying, Go up, old no-hair! go up, old no-hair!
And the people will be crushed, every one by his neighbour; the young will be full of pride against the old, and those of low position will be lifted up against the noble.
But they took pleasure in my trouble, and came together, yes, low persons came together against me without my knowledge; they never came to an end of wounding me.
I am a cause of wonder to those in authority; a song to those who are given to strong drink.
And some put shame on him and, covering his face, gave him blows and said to him, Now say what is to come: and the captains took him and gave him blows with their hands.
And they put a purple robe on him, and twisting a crown of thorns, they put it on him;
You say that this man has been teaching the people evil things: now I, after going into the question before you, see nothing wrong in this man in connection with the things which you have said against him
But the Jews, being moved with envy, took with them certain low persons from among the common people, and getting together a great number of people, made an outcry in the town, attacking the house of Jason with the purpose of taking them out to the people.
One of their prophets has said, The men of Crete are ever false, evil beasts, lovers of food, hating work.