Yet nevertheless also many of the rulers believed in him; but on account of the Pharisees they did not acknowledge, lest they should be excluded from the synagogue:
These said his parents, for they feared the Jews: for already had the Jews agreed, that if any should acknowledge him Christ, he should be put out of the synagogue.
Hear to me, ye knowing justice, the people my law in their heart; ye shall not fear the reproach of men; and from their reviling ye shall not be dismayed.
And whom didst thou fear? and wilt thou be afraid? for thou wilt lie, and thou didst not remember me; thou didst not put it upon thy heart; was not I being silent and from of old, and thou wilt not be afraid of me?
Hear the word of Jehovah, ye trembling at his word: Your brethren hating you, excluding you for sake of my name, said, Jehovah shall be honored: and he was seen to your joy, and they shall be ashamed.
Every one therefore who shall agree with me before men, I also will agree with him before my Father, him in the heavens.
And Peter sat without in the court-yard, and one young girl came to him saying, Thou also wast with Jesus of Galilee.
Happy are ye, when men hate you, and when they separate you, and reproach, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.
And I say to you, Every one who should acknowledge in me before men, also the Son of man will acknowledge in him before the messengers of God.
He came to Jesus by night, and said to him, Rabbi, we know that thou hast come a teacher from God: for none can do these signs which thou doest, except God be with him.
Have any of the rulers or of the Pharisees believed in him?
They answered and said to him, In sins wert thou wholly born, and teachest thou us? And they cast him without.
Because many for him retired, and believed in Jesus.
They shall make you excluded from the synagogue: but the hour comes that every one having slain you should think to bring service to God.
And after these, Joseph of Arimathea, being a disciple of Jesus, in secret, for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate that he might takeaway the body of Jesus: and Pilate conceded. He came then, and took the body of Jesus..
Truly therefore they went rejoicing from the face of the council, that for his name they were deemed worthy to be dishonoured.
For with the heart is believed for justice: and with the mouth is confessed for salvation.
Dearly beloved, be not astonished at the refining of fire in you, being for trial to you, as a strange thing happening to you:
In this ye know the spirit of God: Every spirit which acknowledges Jesus Christ having come in the flesh is of God:
Whoever acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God remains in him, and he in God.