Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.
For I say unto you, that except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no wise enter into the kingdom of heaven.
And when he was come into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came unto him as he was teaching, and said, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority?
And Jesus came to them and spake unto them, saying, All authority hath been given unto me in heaven and on earth.
I will raise them up a prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee; and I will put my words in his mouth, and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him.
For the king's word hath power; and who may say unto him, What doest thou?
The Lord Jehovah hath given me the tongue of them that are taught, that I may know how to sustain with words him that is weary: he wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear to hear as they that are taught.
The prophet that hath a dream, let him tell a dream; and he that hath my word, let him speak my word faithfully. What is the straw to the wheat? saith Jehovah.
But as for me, I am full of power by the Spirit of Jehovah, and of judgment, and of might, to declare unto Jacob his transgression, and to Israel his sin.
for I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to withstand or to gainsay.
Moses indeed said, A prophet shall the Lord God raise up unto you from among your brethren, like unto me. To him shall ye hearken in all things whatsoever he shall speak unto you.
And they were not able to withstand the wisdom and the Spirit by which he spake.
For the word of God is living, and active, and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing even to the dividing of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and quick to discern the thoughts and intents of the heart.
Then there come to Jesus from Jerusalem Pharisees and scribes, saying,
saying, The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses seat:
And the Pharisees and the scribes ask him, Why walk not thy disciples according to the tradition of the elders, but eat their bread with defiled hands?
And Jesus said unto them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.
and they were astonished at his teaching; for his word was with authority.