we have
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 6:13
They also presented false witnesses who said, "This man does not stop speaking blasphemous words against this holy place and the law.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 16:20
And bringing them before the chief magistrates, they said, "These men are seriously disturbing our city. They are Jews,
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 16:21
and are promoting customs that are not legal for us as Romans to adopt or practice."
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 17:6
When they did not find them, they dragged Jason and some of the brothers before the city officials, shouting, "These men who have turned the world upside down have come here too,
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 17:7
and Jason has received them as guests! They are all acting contrary to Caesar's decrees, saying that there is another king-- Jesus!"
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 21:28
shouting, "Men of Israel, help! This is the man who teaches everyone everywhere against our people, our law, and this place. What's more, he also brought Greeks into the temple and has profaned this holy place."
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 22:22
They listened to him up to this word. Then they raised their voices, shouting, "Wipe this person off the earth-- it's a disgrace for him to live!"
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 28:22
But we consider it suitable to hear from you what you think. For concerning this sect, we are aware that it is spoken against everywhere."
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_11 18:17
When Ahab saw Elijah, Ahab said to him, "Is that you, you destroyer of Israel?"
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_11 18:18
He replied, "I have not destroyed Israel, but you and your father's house have, because you have abandoned the LORD's commandments and followed the Baals.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_24 38:4
The officials then said to the king, "This man ought to die, because he is weakening the morale of the warriors who remain in this city and of all the people by speaking to them in this way. This man is not seeking the well-being of this people, but disaster."
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_30 7:10
Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent [word] to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, "Amos has conspired against you [right here] in the house of Israel. The land cannot endure all his words,
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_40 5:11
"Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute you and falsely say every kind of evil against you because of Me.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_40 5:12
Be glad and rejoice, because your reward is great in heaven. For that is how they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_40 10:25
It is enough for a disciple to become like his teacher and a slave like his master. If they called the head of the house ' Beelzebul,' how much more the members of his household!
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_46 4:13
when we are slandered, we entreat. We are, even now, like the world's garbage, like the filth of all things.
and a mover
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_9 22:7-9
7
Saul said to his servants, "Listen, men of Benjamin: Is Jesse's son going to give all of you fields and vineyards? [Do you think] he'll make all of you commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds?
8
That's why all of you have conspired against me! Nobody tells me when my own son makes a covenant with Jesse's son. None of you cares about me or tells me that my son has stirred up my own servant to wait in ambush for me, as [is the case] today."
9
Then Doeg the Edomite, who was in charge of Saul's servants, answered: "I saw Jesse's son come to Ahimelech son of Ahitub at Nob.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_15 4:12-19
12
Let it be known to the king that the Jews who came from you have returned to us at Jerusalem. They are rebuilding that rebellious and evil city, finishing its walls, and repairing its foundations.
13
Let it now be known to the king that if that city is rebuilt and its walls are finished, they will not pay tribute, duty, or land tax, and the royal revenue will suffer.
14
Since we have taken an oath of loyalty to the king, and it is not right for us to witness his dishonor, we have sent to inform the king
15
that a search should be made in your fathers' record books. In these record books you will discover and verify that the city is a rebellious city, harmful to kings and provinces. There have been revolts in it since ancient times. That is why this city was destroyed.
16
We advise the king that if this city is rebuilt and its walls are finished, you will not have any possession west of the Euphrates.
17
The king sent a reply to his chief deputy Rehum, Shimshai the scribe, and the rest of their colleagues living in Samaria and elsewhere in the region west of the Euphrates River: Greetings.
18
The letter you sent us has been translated and read in my presence.
19
I issued a decree and a search was conducted. It was discovered that this city has had uprisings against kings since ancient times, and there have been rebellions and revolts in it.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_16 6:5-8
5
Sanballat sent me this same message a fifth time by his aide, who had an open letter in his hand.
6
In it was written: It is reported among the nations-- and Geshem agrees-- that you and the Jews plan to rebel. This is the reason you are building the wall. According to these reports, you are to become their king
7
and have even set up the prophets in Jerusalem to proclaim on your behalf: "There is a king in Judah." These rumors will be heard by the king. So come, let's confer together.
8
Then I replied to him, "There is nothing to these rumors you are spreading; you are inventing them in your own mind."
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_17 3:8
Then Haman informed King Ahasuerus, "There is one ethnic group, scattered throughout the peoples in every province of your kingdom, yet living in isolation. Their laws are different from everyone else's, so that they defy the king's laws. It is not in the king's best interest to tolerate them.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_42 23:2
They began to accuse Him, saying, "We found this man subverting our nation, opposing payment of taxes to Caesar, and saying that He Himself is the Messiah, a King."
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_42 23:5
But they kept insisting, "He stirs up the people, teaching throughout all Judea, from Galilee where He started even to here."
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_42 23:19
(He had been thrown into prison for a rebellion that had taken place in the city, and for murder.)
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_42 23:25
and released the one they were asking for, who had been thrown into prison for rebellion and murder. But he handed Jesus over to their will.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_60 2:12-15
12
Conduct yourselves honorably among the Gentiles, so that in a case where they speak against you as those who do evil, they may, by observing your good works, glorify God in a day of visitation.
13
Submit to every human institution because of the Lord, whether to the Emperor as the supreme authority,
14
or to governors as those sent out by him to punish those who do evil and to praise those who do good.
15
For it is God's will that you, by doing good, silence the ignorance of foolish people.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_60 2:19-15
the sect
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 24:14
But I confess this to you: that according to the Way, which they call a sect, so I worship my fathers' God, believing all the things that are written in the Law and in the Prophets.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 5:17
Then the high priest took action. He and all his colleagues, those who belonged to the party of the Sadducees, were filled with jealousy.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 15:5
But some of the believers from the party of the Pharisees stood up and said, "It is necessary to circumcise them and to command them to keep the law of Moses!"
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 26:5
They had previously known me for quite some time, if they were willing to testify, that according to the strictest party of our religion I lived as a Pharisee.
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_44 28:22
But we consider it suitable to hear from you what you think. For concerning this sect, we are aware that it is spoken against everywhere."
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_46 11:19
There must, indeed, be factions among you, so that the approved among you may be recognized.
Nazarenes
ZEFANIABIBLE_BIBLE_BOOK_NAME_40 2:23
Then he went and settled in a town called Nazareth to fulfill what was spoken through the prophets, that He will be called a Nazarene.