‘proselyte’ ….. mentioned in the Holy Bible (KJV)


But whoso shall offend
one of these little ones

which believe in me,
it were better for him
that a millstone were

hanged about his neck,
and  that he were drowned
in the depth of the sea. – Mat-18:6

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “proselyte”.

WordWeb Meaning forproselyte

Noun: proselyte  ‘pró-si,lIt

1. A new convert; especially a gentile converted to Judaism

Derived forms: proselytes

Type of: convert

Encyclopedia: Proselyte

Mat 23:15 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites!
for ye compass sea and land
to make one proselyte,
and when he is made,
ye make him twofold more
the child of hell than yourselves.

Act 2:7 And they were all amazed and marvelled,
saying one to another, Behold,
are not all these which speak Galilaeans?
8. And how hear we every man in our own tongue,
wherein we were born?
9. Parthians,
and Medes,
and Elamites,
and the dwellers in Mesopotamia,
and in Judaea,
and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and Asia,

Act 2:10 Phrygia,
and Pamphylia, in Egypt,
and in the parts of Libya about Cyrene,
and strangers of Rome,
Jews and proselytes,

11. Cretes and Arabians,
we do hear them speak in our tongues
the wonderful works of God.

Act 6:5 And the saying pleased the whole multitude:
and they chose Stephen,
a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost,
and Philip,
and Prochorus,
and Nicanor,
and Timon,
and Parmenas,
and Nicolas a proselyte of Antioch:

6. Whom they set before the apostles:
and when they had prayed,
they laid  their hands on them.

Act 13:43 Now when the congregation was broken up,
many of the Jews and religious proselytes
followed Paul and Barnabas:
who, speaking to them,
persuaded them to continue
in the grace of God.

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About David Mathi Raj
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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