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 - Draw near by thyself, Do not approach with me, For I am holier than thou! These, are A smoke in my nostrils, A fire, burning all the day.
And be not in fear, by reason of them that are killing the body, - and, the soul, are not able to kill. But fear, rather, him who is able, both soul and body, to destroy in gehenna!
Then, will they deliver you up into tribulation, and will slay you, - and ye will be men hated by all the nations, because of my name
And, they, when they heard this, were cut to the heart, and were making up their minds to slay them.
And they set up false witnesses, who said - This man, ceaseth not speaking things against this holy place and the law;
And said - Lo! I see the heavens opened, and the Son of Man, standing, on the right hand of God.
And, Saul, was taking pleasure with them in his death. Moreover there arose, in that day, a great persecution against the assembly which was in Jerusalem; and, all, were scattered abroad throughout the countries of Judaea and Samaria, except the apostles.
But, Saul, yet breathing threatening and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, going unto the High-priest,
I, am a Jew, born in Tarsus of Cilicia, but nurtured in this city, at the feet of Gamaliel, - trained after the strictness of our ancestral law; being jealous for God just as, all ye, are this day;
I, therefore, imagined to myself, that, against the name of Jesus the Nazarene, it was needful, many hostile things, to bring about, -
For I bear them witness that they have, a zeal for God, - but not according to correct knowledge;
For ye have heard, as to my own manner of life, at one time, in Judaism, how that, exceedingly, was I persecuting the assembly of God, and laying it waste,
Regarding zeal, persecuting the assembly, regarding the righteousness that is in law, having become blameless.
And, when there cometh to be in, any man or woman, a spot, - in the head or in the beard,
Then said Micah - Now, I know that Yahweh will do me good, - seeing I have a Levite as my priest.
Is it, for God, ye would speak perversely? And, for him, would ye speak deceit:
For there shall be, henceforth, five in one house, divided, - three against two, and two against three: