Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But take heed to yourselves: for they shall deliver you up to councils; and in the synagogues ye shall be beaten: and ye shall be brought before rulers and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them.
and He *said to him,
“ See that you say nothing to anyone; but go, show yourself to the priest and offer for your cleansing what Moses commanded, as a testimony to them.”
Any place that does not receive you or listen to you, as you go out from there, shake the dust off the soles of your feet for a testimony against them.”
and you will even be brought before governors and kings for My sake, as a testimony to them and to the Gentiles.
And as for those who do not receive you, as you go out from that city, shake the dust off your feet as a testimony against them.”
For then there will be a great tribulation, such as has not occurred since the beginning of the world until now, nor ever will.
When they bring you before the synagogues and the rulers and the authorities, do not worry about how or what you are to speak in your defense, or what you are to say;