Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service.
Who say, Keep away, do not come near me, for fear that I make you holy: these are a smoke in my nose, a fire burning all day.
And have no fear of those who put to death the body, but are not able to put to death the soul. But have fear of him who has power to give soul and body to destruction in hell.
Then they will be cruel to you, and will put you to death: and you will be hated by all nations because of my name.
But when these words came to their ears, they were cut to the heart, and had a mind to put them to death.
And they got false witnesses who said, This man is for ever saying things against this holy place and against the law:
And he said, Now I see heaven open, and the Son of man at the right hand of God.
And Saul gave approval to his death. Now at that time a violent attack was started against the church in Jerusalem; and all but the Apostles went away into all parts of Judaea and Samaria.
But Saul, still burning with desire to put to death the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest,
I am a Jew of Tarsus in Cilicia by birth, but I had my education in this town at the feet of Gamaliel, being trained in the keeping of every detail of the law of our fathers; given up to the cause of God with all my heart, as you are today.
For I, truly, was of the opinion that it was right for me to do a number of things against the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
For I give witness of them that they have a strong desire for God, but not with knowledge.
For news has come to you of my way of life in the past in the Jews' religion, how I was cruel without measure to the church of God, and did great damage to it:
In bitter hate I was cruel to the church; I kept all the righteousness of the law to the last detail.
And when a man or a woman has a disease on the head, or in the hair of the chin,
Then Micah said, Now I am certain that the Lord will do me good, seeing that the Levite has become my priest.
Will you say in God's name what is not right, and put false words into his mouth?
For from this time, a family of five in one house will be on opposite sides, three against two and two against three.