Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also.
This was why the Jews used to persecute Jesus, because he did things like this on the Sabbath.
The Pharisees heard the people saying these things about him in whispers, and the high priests and the Pharisees sent attendants to arrest him.
At that, the Jews picked up stones to throw at him, but he disappeared and made his way out of the Temple.
The Jews again picked up stones to stone him with.
For the high priests and the Pharisees had given orders that anyone who found out where he was should let them know, so that they might arrest him.
I tell you, no slave is superior to his master, and no messenger is greater than the man who sends him.
A pupil is not better than his teacher, nor a slave better than his master.
And he gave them his blessing, and said to Mary, the child's mother, "This child is destined to cause the fall and rise of many in Israel, and to be a portent that will be much debated??35 you yourself will be pierced to the heart??nd so the thoughts of many minds will be revealed."
A pupil is not better than his teacher, but every pupil when he is fully trained will be like his teacher.
For they have assembled here in this city against your holy servant Jesus, whom you had consecrated??erod and Pontius Pilate, with the heathen and the peoples of Israel,
Which of the prophets did your forefathers not persecute? They killed the men who foretold the coming of the Righteous One, whom you have now betrayed and killed??53 you who had the Law given to you by angels, and did not obey it!"
1 Thessalonians 2:15
who killed the Lord Jesus and persecuted the prophets and us; who displease God, and in their hostility to all mankind