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 them prophets and apostles, and some of them they shall slay and others they shall persecute:
Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves; be ye therefore prudent as serpents and innocent as doves.
and the others took his slaves and entreated them spitefully and slew them.
Therefore, behold, I send unto you prophets and wise men and scribes, and some of them ye shall kill and crucify, and some of them ye shall scourge in your synagogues and persecute them from city to city,
Then they shall deliver you up to be afflicted and shall kill you, and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake.
But take heed to yourselves, for they shall deliver you up in the councils, and in the synagogues ye shall be beaten; and ye shall be called before rulers and kings for my sake for a testimony unto them.
Remember the word that I said unto you, The slave is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my word, they will keep yours also.
They shall put you out of the synagogues, and the hour will even come when whosoever kills you will think that he does God service.
And they laid hands on them and put them in jail unto the next day, for it was now evening.
Then the prince of the priests rose up, and all those that were with him (which is the sect of the Sadducees) were filled with jealousy
And they stirred up the people and the elders and the scribes and came upon him and caught him and brought him to the council
And crying out with a loud voice, they stopped their ears and ran upon him with one accord;
As for Saul, he made havoc of the congregation ; entering into the houses and dragging out men and women, he committed them to prison.
and falling to the earth, he heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why dost thou persecute me?
Now at that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to mistreat certain of the congregation .
And the multitude rose up together against them, and the magistrates rent off their clothes and commanded to beat them.
So that all the city was moved, and the people ran together; and they took Paul and drew him out of the temple, and immediately the doors were shut.
On the next day, because he wanted to know of certainty the cause for which he was accused of the Jews, he loosed him from his bands and commanded the princes of the priests and all their council to appear and brought Paul down and set him before them.
And after five days Ananias, the prince of the priests, descended with the elders and with a certain orator named Tertullus, who informed the governor against Paul.
Now when Festus was come into the province, after three days he ascended from Caesarea to Jerusalem.
I esteem myself blessed, King Agrippa, because I shall answer for myself this day before thee concerning all the things of which I am accused of the Jews,
1 Thessalonians 2:15
who killed both the Lord Jesus and their own prophets and have persecuted us, and they do not please God and are contrary to all men,
1 Peter 4:12
Beloved, think it not strange when you are tried by fire (which is done to prove you) as though some strange thing happened unto you,
Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer; behold, the devil shall 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 unto the synagogues and unto magistrates and powers, take ye no thought how or what thing ye shall answer or what ye shall say;
and laid their hands on the apostles and put them in the common prison.
Then Agrippa said unto Festus, I would also hear the man myself. Tomorrow, said he, thou shalt hear him.