Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doeth evil, of the Jew first, and also of the Gentile;
Of the jew
2 Thessalonians 1:6
since God considers it only just to repay with suffering those who are making you suffer
For what good will it do a man if he gains the whole world but parts with his life? What can a man give to buy back his life?
Of the jew
but there will be glory, honor, and peace for everyone who does right, the Jew first, and the Greek also,
For I am not ashamed of the good news, for it is God's power for the salvation of everyone who has faith, of the Jew first and then of the Greek.
Does God belong to the Jews alone? Does he not belong to the heathen too? Of course he belongs to the heathen too;
Does this happiness apply to those who are circumcised, or to those who are uncircumcised as well? What we say is, Abraham's faith was credited to him as uprightness.
including us whom he has called not only from among the Jews but from among the heathen?
There is no distinction between Jew and Greek for they all have the same Lord, and he is generous to all who call upon him.
I hold that Christ has become an agent of circumcision to show God's truthfulness in carrying out the promises made to our forefathers,
Then he began to reproach the towns in which his numerous wonders had been done, because they did not repent.
For my eyes have seen your salvation
The slave who knows his master's wishes, but does not get ready or act upon them, will be severely punished.
and that repentance leading to the forgiveness of sins should be preached to all the heathen in his name.
It was to you that God first sent his servant after he had raised him from the dead, to bless you by making every one of you turn from his wickedness."
When they heard this, they made no further objection, but they gave honor to God, and said, "Then God has given even the heathen repentance and the hope of life!"
Brothers! Descendants of the house of Abraham, and those others among you who reverence God! It is to us that this message of salvation has been sent.
By the time Silas and Timothy arrived from Macedonia, Paul was absorbed in preaching the message, emphatically assuring the Jews that Jesus was the Christ.
but earnestly urged Greeks as well as Jews to turn to God in repentance and to believe in our Lord Jesus.
but first to the people of Damascus and Jerusalem and then all over Judea, and even to the heathen I preached that they must repent and turn to God and live as men who have repented should.
Three days later, he invited the leading Jews to come to see him, and when they came he said to them, "Brothers, I have done nothing against our people, or the customs of our forefathers, yet I was turned over to the Romans as a prisoner at Jerusalem.
We who are Jews by birth, and not sinful heathen,
There is no room for "Jew" and "Greek"; there is no room for "slave" and "freeman"; there is no room for "male" and "female"; for in union with Christ Jesus you are all one.
So remember that you were once physically heathen, and called uncircumcised by those who called themselves circumcised, though only physically, by human hands.
Here, what matters is not "Greek" and "Jew," the circumcised and the uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave, freeborn, but Christ is everything and in us all.
1 Peter 4:17
For the time has come for the judgment to begin with the household of God, and if it begins with us, what will be the end of those who refuse God's good news?
For everyone will have to carry his own load.