It follows that you bear testimony to the actions of your forefathers and that you fully approve thereof. They slew, you build.
but the vine-dressers seized the servants, and one they cruelly beat, one they killed, one they pelted with stones.
"So that you bear witness against yourselves that you are descendants of those who murdered the Prophets.
"O stiff-necked men, uncircumcised in heart and ears, you also are continually at strife with the Holy Spirit--just as your forefathers were.
Women received back their dear ones alive from the dead; and others were put to death with torture, refusing the deliverance offered to them--that they might secure a better resurrection.