And if you greet only your brothers, what are you doing out of the ordinary?Don’t even the Gentiles do the same?
When you pray, don’t babble like the idolaters, since they imagine they’ll be heard for their many words.
“Yes,” he said.When he went into the house, Jesus spoke to him first,“What do you think, Simon? Who do earthly kings collect tariffs or taxes from? From their sons or from strangers?”
But Jesus called them over and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles dominate them, and the men of high position exercise power over them.
so you will know that I am Yahweh, whose statutes you have not followed and whose ordinances you have not practiced. Instead, you have acted according to the ordinances of the nations around you.”
Jesus called them over and said to them, “You know that those who are regarded as rulers of the Gentiles dominate them, and their men of high positions exercise power over them.
But He said to them,“The kings of the Gentiles dominate them, and those who have authority over them are called ‘Benefactors.’
Why do the nations rebel
and the peoples plot in vain?
You said through the Holy Spirit, by the mouth of our father David Your servant:Why did the Gentiles rage
and the peoples plot futile things?
Contemptible people among them had a strong craving for other food. The Israelites cried again and said, “Who will feed us meat?
1 Peter 4:3
For there has already been enough time spent in doing what the pagans choose to do: carrying on in unrestrained behavior, evil desires, drunkenness, orgies, carousing, and lawless idolatry.