Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, an Hebrew of the Hebrews; as touching the law, a Pharisee;

Of the tribe


Bible References


Genesis 17:12
And he who is eight days old shall be circumcised among you, every male throughout your generations: he who is born in the house, or bought with money of any foreigner that is not of thy seed.
Luke 2:21
And when eight days were fulfilled to circumcise him, that his name was called JESUS, the one called by the heavenly agent before he was conceived in the belly.
John 7:21
Jesus answered and said to them, I did one work, and ye all marvel because of this.

Of the stock

Acts 22:3
I am indeed a Jewish man, born in Tarsus of Cilicia, but reared in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, reared accurately in the paternal law, being a zealot of God, as ye all are today.
2 Corinthians 11:22
Are they Hebrews? I too. Are they Israelites? I too. Are they a seed of Abraham? I too.

Of the tribe

Romans 11:1
I say therefore, did God thrust away his people? May it not happen! For I also am an Israelite from the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.


Genesis 14:13
And some man came who had escaped, and told Abram the Hebrew. Now he dwelt by the oaks of Mamre, the Amorite, brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner. And these were allies with Abram.
Genesis 40:15
For indeed I was stolen away out of the land of the Hebrews, and here also I have done nothing that they should put me into the dungeon.
Genesis 41:12
And there was a young man with us there, a Hebrew, servant to the captain of the guard, and we told him. And he interpreted to us our dreams. He interpreted to each man according to his dream.
1 Samuel 4:6
And when the Philistines heard the noise of the shout, they said, What is the meaning of the noise of this great shout in the camp of the Hebrews? And they understood that the ark of LORD came into the camp.
Jonah 1:9
And he said to them, I am a Hebrew, and I fear LORD, the God of heaven, who has made the sea and the dry land.
Acts 6:1
Now in those days, the disciples being multiplied, there developed a murmuring of the Hellenists against the Hebrews because their widows were neglected in the daily assistance.
2 Corinthians 11:22
Are they Hebrews? I too. Are they Israelites? I too. Are they a seed of Abraham? I too.


Acts 23:6
But when Paul ascertained that the one part were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men, brothers, I am a Pharisee, son of a Pharisee. About the hope and resurrection of the dead I am judged.
Acts 26:4
Indeed therefore, my manner of life from youth, having developed from the beginning among my nation at Jerusalem, all the Jews know,

General references

Leviticus 12:3
And in the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.
Luke 1:59
And it came to pass on the eighth day, that they came to circumcise the child, and they were calling it by the name of his father Zacharias.
Luke 5:38
But new wine must be put into fresh wineskins, and both are preserved together.
Philippians 3:7
But whatever was gain to me, these things I regarded loss because of the Christ.