Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And ye shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the Gentiles.
Then came a person and informed them, saying, the men whom ye put in prison are standing in the temple, and teaching the people.
NOW at that time Herod the king stretched forth his hand to treat cruelly certain persons belonging to the church.
So when they came to Caesarea, and had delivered the letter to the governor, they presented Paul also to him.
2 Timothy 4:16
At my first apology no man stood by me, but all forsook me: (may it not be imputed to them!)
And Jesus said to him, See thou tell no man; but go, shew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift which Moses commanded for a testimony unto them.
But take ye heed to yourselves: for they shall deliver you up to their sanhedrims, and to the synagogues; ye shall be beaten with rods, and be set before kings and governors for my name's sake, for a testimony unto them.
2 Timothy 1:8
Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but suffer affliction with me in the gospel, supported by the power of God;
I John, your brother and companion also with you in the tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the island which is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.
And when he opened the fifth seal I saw underneath the altar the souls of those who had been slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they maintained.
And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast which ascendeth out of hell shall make war with them, and shall overcome them, and put them to death.
And when they shall bring you before the synagogues, and magistrates, and the ruling powers, be under no anxiety how or what defence ye shall make, or what ye shall say:
And when he was just ready to be carried into the fortress, Paul said to the military tribune, May I be permitted to speak a word to thee? And he said, Dost thou know Greek?
Then Agrippa said to Festus, I wish also myself to hear the man. He said, To-morrow thou shalt hear him.