Acts 5:41
Good News Translation
As the apostles left the Council, they were happy, because God had considered them worthy to suffer disgrace for the sake of Jesus.

Contemporary English Version
The apostles left the council and were happy, because God had considered them worthy to suffer for the sake of Jesus.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they indeed went from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were accounted worthy to suffer reproach for the name of Jesus.

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And they indeed went from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were accounted worthy to suffer reproach for the name of Jesus.

rejoicing.

Acts 16:23-25 And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast them into prison, charging the gaoler to keep them diligently. . . .

Isaiah 61:10 I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, and my soul shall be joyful in my God: for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation: and with the robe of justice he hath covered me, as a bridegroom decked with a crown, and as a bride adorned with her jewels.

Isaiah 65:14 Behold my servants shall rejoice, and you shall be confounded: behold my servants shall praise for joyfulness of heart, and you shall cry for sorrow of heart, and shall howl for grief of spirit.

Isaiah 66:5 Hear the word of the Lord, you that tremble at his word: Your brethren that hate you, and cast you out for my name's sake, have said: Let the Lord be glorified, and we shall see in your joy: but they shall be confounded.

Matthew 5:10-12 Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. . . .

Luke 6:22 Blessed shall you be when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you and shall reproach you and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.

Romans 5:3 And not only so: but we glory also in tribulation, knowing that tribulation worketh patience;

2 Corinthians 12:10 For which cause I please myself in my infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ. For when I am weak, then am I powerful.

Philippians 1:29 For unto you it is given for Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him:

Hebrews 10:34 For you both had compassion on them that were in bands and took with joy the being stripped of your own goods, knowing that you have a better and a lasting substance.

James 1:2 My brethren, count it all joy, when you shall fall into divers temptations:

1 Peter 4:13-16 But if you partake of the sufferings of Christ, rejoice that, when his glory shall be revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy. . . .

shame.

Hebrews 12:2 Looking on Jesus, the author and finisher of faith, who, having joy set before him, endured the cross, despising the shame, and now sitteth on the right hand of the throne of God.

Context
Gamaliel's Advice
40And calling in the apostles, after they had scourged them, they charged them that they should not speak at all in the name of Jesus. And they dismissed them. 41And they indeed went from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were accounted worthy to suffer reproach for the name of Jesus. 42And every day they ceased not, in the temple and from house to house, to teach and preach Christ Jesus.…
Cross References
Isaiah 51:7
Hearken to me, you that know what is just, my people who have my law in your heart: fear ye not the reproach of men, and be not afraid of their blasphemies.

John 15:21
But all these things they will do to you for my name's sake: because they know not him that sent me.

Acts 5:21
Who having heard this, early in the morning, entered into the temple and taught. And the high priest coming, and they that were with him, called together the council and all the ancients of the children of Israel: and they sent to the prison to have them brought.

Acts 21:13
Then Paul answered and said: What do you mean, weeping and afflicting my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but to die also in Jerusalem, for the name of the Lord Jesus.

1 Peter 4:14
If you be reproached for the name of Christ, you shall be blessed: for that which is of the honour, glory and power of God, and that which is his Spirit resteth upon you.

1 Peter 4:16
But, if as a Christian, let him not be ashamed: but let him glorify God in that name.

3 John 1:7
Because, for his name they went out, taking nothing of the Gentiles.

Additional Translations
The apostles left the Sanhedrin, rejoicing that they had been counted worthy of suffering disgrace for the Name.

Therefore indeed they departed from the presence of the Council, rejoicing that they had been counted worthy to suffer dishonor for the Name.

And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.

They therefore departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer dishonor for the Name.

They therefore went their way from [the] presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to be dishonoured for the name.

They therefore departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer dishonour for the Name.

And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.

They, therefore, left the Sanhedrin and went their way, rejoicing that they had been deemed worthy to suffer disgrace on behalf of the NAME.

They therefore departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer dishonor for Jesus' name.

they, indeed, then, departed from the presence of the sanhedrim, rejoicing that for his name they were counted worthy to suffer dishonour,
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