Synagogue

-1. Primarily an assembly of Jews and God-fearers Acts 13:43 .R. V.) James 2:2 .Constitutes a court of

justice Luke 12:11; Acts 9:2 .Had powers .Of criminal courts Matthew 10:17; 23:34; Acts 22:19; 26:11 .Of

religious courts John 9:22, 34; 12:42; 16:2

-2. A phycial place of assembly for Jews and other God-fearers. The Scriptures were read and expounded in

Nehemiah 8:1-8; 9:3, 5; Matthew 4:23; 9:35; 13:54; Mark 1:39; Luke 4:15-33; 13:10; John 18:20; Acts

9:20; 13:5-44; 14:1; 15:21; 17:2, 10; 18:4, 19, 26 .In Jerusalem Acts 6:9 .In Damascus Acts 9:2, 20 .In

other cities Acts 14:1; 17:1, 10; 18:4 .One was erected by Jairus Luke 7:5 .Jesus performed healing in

Matthew 12:9-13; Luke 13:1 1-14 Alms (charity) were given in Matthew 6:2 .Of Satan Revelation 2:9; 3:9


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