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Daniel 6:12
Then they approached and spoke before the king about the king's injunction, "Did you not sign an injunction that any man who makes a petition to any god or man besides you, O king, for thirty days, is to be cast into the lions' den?" The king replied, "The statement is true, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which may not be revoked."
Daniel 6:13
Then they answered and spoke before the king, "Daniel, who is one of the exiles from Judah, pays no attention to you, O king, or to the injunction which you signed, but keeps making his petition three times a day."
Ezra 4:12-16
12
let it be known to the king that the Jews who came up from you have come to us at Jerusalem; they are rebuilding the rebellious and evil city and are finishing the walls and repairing the foundations.
13
"Now let it be known to the king, that if that city is rebuilt and the walls are finished, they will not pay tribute, custom or toll, and it will damage the revenue of the kings.
14
"Now because we are in the service of the palace, and it is not fitting for us to see the king's dishonor, therefore we have sent and informed the king,
15
so that a search may be made in the record books of your fathers. And you will discover in the record books and learn that that city is a rebellious city and damaging to kings and provinces, and that they have incited revolt within it in past days; therefore that city was laid waste.
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"We inform the king that if that city is rebuilt and the walls finished, as a result you will have no possession in [the province] beyond the River."
Esther 3:6
But he disdained to lay hands on Mordecai alone, for they had told him [who] the people of Mordecai [were]; therefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews, the people of Mordecai, who [were] throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus.
Esther 3:8
Then Haman said to King Ahasuerus, "There is a certain people scattered and dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of your kingdom; their laws are different from [those] of all [other] people and they do not observe the king's laws, so it is not in the king's interest to let them remain.
Esther 3:9
"If it is pleasing to the king, let it be decreed that they be destroyed, and I will pay ten thousand talents of silver into the hands of those who carry on the [king's] business, to put into the king's treasuries."
Acts 16:20-22
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and when they had brought them to the chief magistrates, they said, "These men are throwing our city into confusion, being Jews,
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and are proclaiming customs which it is not lawful for us to accept or to observe, being Romans."
22
The crowd rose up together against them, and the chief magistrates tore their robes off them and proceeded to order [them] to be beaten with rods.
Acts 17:6-8
6
When they did not find them, they [began] dragging Jason and some brethren before the city authorities, shouting, "These men who have upset the world have come here also;
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and Jason has welcomed them, and they all act contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesus."
8
They stirred up the crowd and the city authorities who heard these things.
Acts 28:22
"But we desire to hear from you what your views are; for concerning this sect, it is known to us that it is spoken against everywhere."
1 Peter 4:3
For the time already past is sufficient [for] [you] to have carried out the desire of the Gentiles, having pursued a course of sensuality, lusts, drunkenness, carousing, drinking parties and abominable idolatries.
1 Peter 4:4
In [all] this, they are surprised that you do not run with [them] into the same excesses of dissipation, and they malign [you];