Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.
For I say unto you, that unless your righteousness surpass that of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no wise enter into the kingdom of the heavens.
And when he came into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him as he was teaching, saying, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority?
And Jesus coming up spoke to them, saying, All power has been given me in heaven and upon earth.
A prophet will I raise up unto them from among their brethren, like unto thee, and will put my words in his mouth, and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him.
because the word of a king is power; and who may say unto him, What doest thou?
The Lord Jehovah hath given me the tongue of the instructed, that I should know how to succour by a word him that is weary. He wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear to hear as the instructed.
The prophet that hath a dream, let him tell the dream; and he that hath my word, let him speak my word faithfully. What is the chaff to the wheat? saith Jehovah.
But truly I am filled with power by the Spirit of Jehovah, and with judgment and with might, to declare unto Jacob his transgression, and to Israel his sin.
for I will give you a mouth and wisdom which all your opposers shall not be able to reply to or resist.
Moses indeed said, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up to you out of your brethren like me: him shall ye hear in everything whatsoever he shall say to you.
And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the Spirit with which he spoke.
For the word of God is living and operative, and sharper than any two-edged sword, and penetrating to the division of soul and spirit, both of joints and marrow, and a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
Then the scribes and Pharisees from Jerusalem come up to Jesus, saying,
saying, The scribes and the Pharisees have set themselves down in Moses' seat:
then the Pharisees and the scribes ask him, Why do thy disciples not walk according to what has been delivered by the ancients, but eat the bread with defiled hands?
And Jesus said to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.
And they were astonished at his doctrine, for his word was with authority.