Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And ye shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the Gentiles.
Wherefore did the nations rage, and the peoples will meditate emptiness?
And a certain one having come near, announced to them, saying, That, behold, the men which ye put in prison are standing in the temple, and teaching the people.
And at that time Herod the king laid hands upon to injure certain of the church.
Who having come into Cesarea and given up the letter to the leader, they also placed Paul before him.
2 Timothy 4:16
In my first defence none was present with me, but all forsook me; (may it not be reckoned to them.)
And Jesus says to him, See thou tell no one; but retire, show thyself to the priest, and bring near the gift which Moses commanded, for a testimony to them.
And see ye to yourselves: for they shall deliver you up to councils; and in the synagogues shall ye be stripped: and shall be set before rulers and kings for my sake, for testimony to them.
2 Timothy 1:8
Therefore shouldest thou not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his imprisoned: but partake of afflictions with the good news according to the power of God;
I John, and your brother, and partaker in pressure, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, I was in the island called Patmos, for the sake of the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.
And when he opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of the slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they had:
And when they should finish their testimony, the wild beast coming up out of the abyss shall wage war with them, and shall conquer them, and kill them.
And when they bring you to assemblies, and beginnings, and powers, have no anxiety how or what ye allege for justification, or what ye say:
And being about to be brought into the camp, Paul says to the captain of a thousand, Is it lawful for me to speak anything to thee? and he said, Hast thou knowledge in Greek?
And Agrippa said to Festus, I wished myself also to hear the man. And he said, Tomorrow thou shalt hear him.