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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Synagogues

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  • Places in which the Jews assembled for worship
    Acts 13:5,14

  • Early notice of their existence
    Psalm 74:8

  • Probably originated in the schools of the prophets
    1 Samuel 19:18-24; 2 Kings 4:23

  • Revival of, after the captivity
    Nehemiah 8:1-8

  • SERVICE OF, CONSISTED OF
    • Prayer
      Matthew 6:5
    • Reading the word of God
      Nehemiah 8:18; 9:3; 13:1; Acts 15:21
    • Expounding the word of God
      Nehemiah 8:8; Luke 4:21
    • Praise and thanksgiving
      Nehemiah 9:5

  • Service in, on the Sabbath day
    Luke 4:16; Acts 13:14

  • GOVERNED BY
    • A president or chief ruler
      Acts 18:8,17
    • Ordinary rulers
      Mark 5:22; Acts 13:15

  • Provided with a minister, who had charge of the sacred books
    Luke 4:17,20

  • Had seats fro the congregation
    Acts 13:14

  • Chief seats in, reserved for elders
    Matthew 23:6

  • The portion of Scripture for the day sometimes read by one of The congregation
    Luke 4:16

  • Strangers were invited to address the congregation in
    Acts 13:15

  • CHRIST OFTEN
    • Attended
      Luke 4:16
    • Preached and taught in
      Matthew 4:23; Mark 1:39; Luke 13:10
    • Performed miracles in
      Matthew 12:9,10; Mark 1:23; Luke 13:11

  • The Apostles frequently taught and preached in
    Acts 9:20; 13:5; 17:1,17

  • Often used as courts of justice
    Acts 9:2; James 2:2

  • OFFENDERS WERE OFTEN
    • Given up to, for trial
      Luke 12:11; 21:12
    • Punished in
      Matthew 10:17; 23:34; Acts 22:19
    • Expelled from
      John 9:22,34; 12:42; 16:2

  • The building of, considered a noble and meritorious work
    Luke 7:5

  • Sometimes several, in the same city
    Acts 6:9; 9:2

  • Each sect had its own
    Acts 6:9

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Synagogues'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/s/synagogues.html. 1897.

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