Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But before all these, they shall lay their hands on you, and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues, and into prisons, being brought before kings and rulers for my name's sake.
Therefore also said the wisdom of God, I will send unto them prophets and apostles; and'some of them they shall kill and persecute;
Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.
and the rest laid hold on his servants, and treated them shamefully, and killed them.
Therefore, behold, I send unto you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: some of them shall ye kill and crucify; and some of them shall ye scourge in your synagogues, and persecute from city to city:
Then shall they deliver you up unto tribulation, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all the nations for my name's sake.
But take ye heed to yourselves: for they shall deliver you up to councils; and in synagogues shall ye be beaten; and before governors and kings shall ye stand for my sake, for a testimony unto them.
Remember the word that I said unto you, A servant is not greater than his lord. If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they kept my word, they will keep yours also.
They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the hour cometh, that whosoever killeth you shall think that he offereth service unto God.
And they laid hands on them, and put them in ward unto the morrow: for it was now eventide.
But the high priest rose up, and all they that were with him (which is the sect of the Sadducees), and they were filled with jealousy,
And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him, and seized him, and brought him into the council,
But they cried out with a loud voice, and stopped their ears, and rushed upon him with one accord;
But Saul laid waste the church, entering into every house, and dragging men and women committed them to prison.
and he fell upon the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?
Now about that time Herod the king put forth his hands to afflict certain of the church.
And the multitude rose up together against them: and the magistrates rent their garments off them, and commanded to beat them with rods.
And all the city was moved, and the people ran together; and they laid hold on Paul, and dragged him out of the temple: and straightway the doors were shut.
But on the morrow, desiring to know the certainty wherefore he was accused of the Jews, he loosed him, and commanded the chief priests and all the council to come together, and brought Paul down and set him before them.
And after five days the high priest Ananias came down with certain elders, and with an orator, one Tertullus; and they informed the governor against Paul.
Festus therefore, having come into the province, after three days went up to Jerusalem from Caesarea.
I think myself happy, king Agrippa, that I am to make my defense before thee this day touching all the things whereof I am accused by the Jews:
1 Thessalonians 2:15
who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove out us, and pleased not God, and are contrary to all men;
1 Peter 4:12
Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial among you, which cometh upon you to prove you, as though a strange thing happened unto you:
Fear not the things which thou art about to suffer: behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days. Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee the crown of life.
And when they bring you before the synagogues, and the rulers, and the authorities, be not anxious how or what ye shall answer, or what ye shall say:
and laid hands on the apostles, and put them in public ward.
And Agrippa'said unto Festus, I also could wish to hear the man myself. To-morrow, saith he, thou shalt hear him.