Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
let it be known to the king that the Jews who came up from you have come to us at Jerusalem; they are rebuilding
the rebellious and evil city and are finishing the walls and repairing the foundations.
He spoke in the presence of his brothers and
the wealthy men of Samaria and said, “What are these feeble Jews doing? Are they going to restore it for themselves? Can they offer sacrifices? Can they finish in a day? Can they revive the stones from the dusty rubble even the burned ones?”
But when Paul was about to
open his mouth, Gallio said to the Jews, “If it were a matter of wrong or of vicious crime, O Jews, it would be reasonable for me to put up with you;
and I found him to be accused over
questions about their Law, but under no accusation deserving death or imprisonment.
but they simply had some
points of disagreement with him about their own religion and about a dead man, Jesus, whom Paul asserted to be alive.
advantage has the Jew? Or what is the benefit of circumcision?
Then they *led Jesus from Caiaphas into the Praetorium, and it was early; and they themselves did not enter into the Praetorium so that they would not be defiled, but might eat the Passover.
“ You would have no authority over Me, unless it had been given you from above; for this reason he who delivered Me to you has the greater sin.”
The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified His servant Jesus, the one whom you delivered and disowned in the presence of Pilate, when he had decided to release Him.
Pilate questioned Him, “Are You the King of the Jews?” And He *answered him, “It is as you say.”