Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he said, Take heed that ye be not deceived: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and the time draweth near: go ye not therefore after them.
I am come in my father's name, and you receive me not: if another should come in his own name, him you will receive.
for some time ago one Theudas started up, pretending to be something extraordinary, who was join'd indeed by about four hundred men: but he was no sooner put to death, than his followers all dispers'd, and were reduc'd to nothing.
One Simon was then resident in that place, who pretended to be something extra-ordinary, and by his magical practices had so enchanted the people of Samaria,
And the time
and saying, "Repent ye: for the kingdom of the Messiah draws nigh."
from that time Jesus began to preach, "Repent, said he, for the kingdom of the Messiah draws nigh."
Happy is he that reads, and attends to the words of this prophecy, and observes the matter therein contain'd: for the time draws nigh.
Then if any shall cry, the Messiah is here, or he is there: give no credit to it.
Then if any one shall say to you, Christ is here, or, he is there, don't believe it.
they will tell you, here he is, or, he is there: but don't go out to follow them;