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, Stand by yourself, come not near to me; for I am holier than you. These are a smoke in my nostrils, a fire that burns all the day.
And fear not them who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and you shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake.
When they heard that, they were cut to the heart, and took counsel to slay them.
And set up false witnesses, who said, This man ceases not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:
And said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God.
And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.
And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the high priest,
I am verily a man who is a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, and taught according to the perfect manner of the law of the fathers, and was zealous toward God, as you all are this day.
I verily thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.
For you have heard of my manner of life in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and wasted it:
Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; concerning the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.
If a man or woman has a disease upon the head or the beard;
Then said Micah, Now know I that the LORD will do me good, seeing I have a Levite as my priest.
Will you speak wickedly for God? and talk deceitfully for him?
For from now on there shall be five in one house divided, three against two, and two against three.