For I bear record to them that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.
And hearing, they glorified the Lord, and said to him, You see, brother, how many thousands of Jews there are who believe, and they are all zealous of the Law.
But Israel, who followed after a law of righteousness did not arrive at a law of righteousness.
And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in full knowledge and in all perception;
And he said, Come with me and see my zeal for Jehovah. And they made him ride in his chariot.
Have all the workers of iniquity not known, eating up My people as they eat bread? They have not called on Jehovah.
crying out, Men, Israelites, help! This is the man who teaches all everywhere against the people and the Law and this place. And even he brought Greeks into the temple and has polluted this holy place.
I am truly a man, a Jew born in Tarsus in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, taught according to the exactness of the Law of the fathers, being a zealous one of God, as you all are today.
And they listened to him until this word, and then they lifted up their voice, saying, Take such a one from the earth! For it is not fitting that he should live.
I truly thought within myself 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 to the righteousness of God.
in whom the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving ones, so that the light of the glorious gospel of Christ (who is the image of God) should not dawn on them.
For it is God who said, "Out of darkness Light shall shine;" who shone in our hearts to give the brightness of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
For I testify that according to their ability, and beyond their ability; they gave willingly;
And I progressed in Judaism beyond many contemporaries in my race, being much more a zealot of the traditions of my fathers.
What then was your blessedness? For I bear you record that, if you were able, plucking out your eyes, you would have given them to me.
They are zealous for you, but not well. But they only desire to shut you out, that you be zealous to them.
concerning zeal, persecuting the church; regarding the righteousness in the Law, blameless.
For I bear him record that he has a great zeal for you and for those who are in Laodicea and those in Hierapolis.
In that day Jehovah with His great and fierce and strong sword shall punish the sea-monster, the darting serpent, the sea-monster, that twisting serpent; and He shall kill the monster in the sea.
They shall put you out of the synagogue. But an hour is coming that everyone who kills you will think that he bears God service.