Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye compass sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, ye make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves.
They eagerly seek you, not commendably, but they wish to shut you out so that you will seek them.
Those who desire
to make a good showing in the flesh try to compel you to be circumcised, simply so that they will not be persecuted for the cross of Christ.
In each and every province and in each and every city, wherever the king’s commandment and his decree arrived, there was gladness and joy for the Jews, a feast and a
holiday. And many among the peoples of the land became Jews, for the dread of the Jews had fallen on them.
Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the districts of Libya around Cyrene, and visitors from Rome, both Jews and proselytes,
Now when the meeting of the synagogue had broken up, many of the Jews and of the
God-fearing proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas, who, speaking to them, were urging them to continue in the grace of God.
You are of your father the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth because there is no truth in him. Whenever he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
and said, “You who are full of all deceit and fraud, you
son of the devil, you enemy of all righteousness, will you not cease to make crooked the straight ways of the Lord?
the Jews who disbelieved stirred up the minds of the Gentiles and embittered them against the brethren.
the Jews, becoming jealous and taking along some wicked men from the market place, formed a mob and set the city in an uproar; and attacking the house of Jason, they were seeking to bring them out to the people.
Among them we too all
formerly lived in the lusts of our flesh, indulging the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest.