For I give testimony that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.
And when they heard it, they glorified the Lord and said unto him, Thou seest, brother, how many thousands of Jews there are who have believed, and they are all zealous of the law;
and Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, has not attained to the law of righteousness.
And this I pray that your charity may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all perception,
And he said, Come with me, and thou shalt see my zeal for the LORD. So they had him ride in his chariot.
The workers of iniquity certainly know this; those who eat up my people as they eat bread and do not call upon the LORD.
crying out, Men of Israel, help; this is the man that teaches everyone everywhere against the people and the law and this place and further brought Greeks also into the temple and has polluted this holy place.
I am indeed a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel and taught according to the truth of the law of the fathers, zealous toward God, as ye all are this day.
And they gave him audience unto this word and then lifted up their voices and said, Away with such a fellow from the earth, for it is not fit that he should live.
I verily had thought that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
For they, being ignorant of God's righteousness and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.
In whom the god of this age has blinded the understanding of those who do not believe, that the light of the gospel of the glory of the Christ, who is the image of God, should not shine in them.
For the God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, has shined in our hearts to bring forth the light of the knowledge of the clarity of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
For to their power, I bear record, and even beyond their power they were willing of themselves,
And profited in Judaism above many of my equals in my own nation, being exceedingly more zealous of the traditions of my fathers.
Where is then the blessedness ye spoke of? for I bear you record that if it had been possible, ye would have plucked out your own eyes and have given them to me.
They are zealous after you, but not for good; they would exclude you from us, that ye might be zealous after them.
concerning zeal, a persecutor of the congregation ; concerning the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.
For I bear witness of him, that he has a great zeal for you and those that are in Laodicea and those in Hierapolis.
In that day the LORD with his sore and great and strong sword shall visit punishment upon leviathan the fleeing serpent, and upon leviathan that serpent of double vision; and he shall slay the dragon that is in the sea.
They shall put you out of the synagogues, and the hour will even come when whosoever kills you will think that he does God service.