Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Happy, are ye, whensoever they may reproach you and persecute you, and say every evil thing against you, falsely, for my sake:
1 Peter 3:16
Having, a good conscience, in order that, wherein they speak against you, they may be put to shame who cast wanton insult on, your good behaviour in Christ.
Law, however, gained admission, in order that the fault might abound, but, where the sin abounded, the favour greatly superabounded:
What then shall we say? are we still to continue in sin that favour may abound?
What, then, shall we say? Is the law sin? Far be it! On the contrary, I had not discovered, sin, save through law, for even, of coveting, I had not been aware if, the law, had not kept on saying - Thou shall not covet;
For there have crept in unobserved certain men, who, from of old, have been publicly notified for this sentence, ungodly, men, the favour of our God, turning into wantonness, and, our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ, denying.
Then he said, Thy brother came in with deceit, - and took away thy blessing.
Is it, for God, ye would speak perversely? And, for him, would ye speak deceit:
nor do ye take into account, that it is profitable for you that, one man, should die for the people, and not, the whole nation, perish.