Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

These words spake his parents, because they feared the Jews: for the Jews had agreed already, that if any man did confess that he was Christ, he should be put out of the synagogue.

Bible References

Because

John 7:13
However, no body talk'd openly in favour of him, for fear of the Jews.
John 12:42
nevertheless there were many even among the chief rulers, who believed on him; but they did not own it publickly for fear the Pharisees should excommunicate them.
John 19:38
after this, Joseph of Arimathea, who was a disciple of Jesus, but for fear of the Jews a conceal'd one, pray'd Pilate to let him take away the body of Jesus: and Pilate gave him leave: so he went and took the body of Jesus.
John 20:19
The same day at evening, being the first day of the week, the doors of the house where the disciples were, being shut, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst, and said to them, peace be with you.
Luke 12:4
As for you, my friends, be not afraid of those, who can kill the body, and after that can effect nothing more.
Luke 22:56
but one of the servants seeing him by the fire, star'd him in the face, and said, this man was with him too.
Acts 5:13
but the people who reverenc'd them,
Galatians 2:11
But when Peter came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, for he was to be blamed.
Revelation 21:8
but the fearful, and incredulous, the abominable, the murderer, the licentious, the poisoner, the idolater, and every lyar shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone: this is the second death."

He should

John 9:34
they answered, you were a vicious fellow from your very birth, and do you pretend to preach to us? and then they excommunicated him.
John 12:42
nevertheless there were many even among the chief rulers, who believed on him; but they did not own it publickly for fear the Pharisees should excommunicate them.
John 16:2
they shall expel you out of the synagogues: yea, the time is coming, when it will be thought an agreeable sacrifice to God for any one to take away your lives.
Luke 6:22
blessed are you, when men shall hate you, discard you, reproach you, and treat you as infamous, for your attachment to the son of man.
Acts 4:18
so they called them in, and commanded them not to speak or teach upon any account, in the name of Jesus.
Acts 5:40
after the apostles were called in, and scourged, they charged them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and then releas'd them. out they went from the council,