Matthew 5:10
Good News Translation
"Happy are those who are persecuted because they do what God requires; the Kingdom of heaven belongs to them!

Contemporary English Version
God blesses those people who are treated badly for doing right. They belong to the kingdom of heaven.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

New American Bible
Blessed are they who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

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Matthew 10:23 And when they shall persecute you in this city, flee into another. Amen I say to you, you shall not finish all the cities of Israel, till the Son of man come.

Psalm 37:12 The sinner shall watch the just man: and shall gnash upon him with his teeth.

Mark 10:30 Who shall not receive an hundred times as much, now in this time: houses and brethren and sisters and mothers and children and lands, with persecutions: and in the world to come life everlasting.

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.

Luke 21:12 But before all these things, they will lay their hands on you and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues and into prisons, dragging you before kings and governors, for my name's sake.

John 15:20 Remember my word that I said to you: The servant is not greater than his master. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you. If they have kept my word, they will keep yours also.

Acts 5:40 And 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.

Acts 8:1 And at that time, there was raised a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem. And they were all dispersed through the countries of Judea, and Samaria, except the apostles.

Romans 8:35-39 Who then shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation? Or distress? Or famine? Or nakedness? Or danger? Or persecution? Or the sword? . . .

1 Corinthians 4:9-13 For I think that God hath set forth us apostles, the last, as it were men appointed to death. We are made a spectacle to the world and to angels and to men. . . .

2 Corinthians 4:8-12,17 In all things we suffer tribulation: but are not distressed. We are straitened: but are not destitute. . . .

Philippians 1:28 And in nothing be ye terrified by the adversaries: which to them is a cause of perdition, but to you of salvation, and this from God.

2 Timothy 2:12 If we suffer, we shall also reign with him. If we deny him, he will also deny us.

2 Timothy 3:11 Persecutions, afflictions: such as came upon me at Antioch, at Iconium and at Lystra: what persecutions I endured, and out of them all the Lord delivered me.

James 1:2-5 My brethren, count it all joy, when you shall fall into divers temptations: . . .

1 Peter 3:13,14 And who is he that can hurt you, if you be zealous of good? . . .

1 Peter 4:12-16 Dearly beloved, think not strange the burning heat which is to try you: as if some new thing happened to you. . . .

1 John 3:12 Not as Cain, who was of the wicked one and killed his brother. And wherefore did he kill him? Because his own works were wicked: and his brother's just.

Revelation 2:10 Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer. Behold, the devil will cast some of you into prison, that you may be tried: and you shall have tribulation ten days. Be thou faithful unto death: and I will give thee the crown of life.

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Matthew 5:3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

2 Thessalonians 1:4-7 So that we ourselves also glory in you in the churches of God, for your patience and faith, and in all your persecutions and tribulations: which you endure . . .

James 1:12 Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for, when he hath been proved, he shall receive the crown of life which God hath promised to them that love him.

Context
The Beatitudes
9Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. 10Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 11Blessed are ye when they shall revile you, and persecute you, and speak all that is evil against you, untruly, for my sake:…
Cross References
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 5:3
Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 19:14
But Jesus said to them: Suffer the little children, and forbid them not to come to me: for the kingdom of heaven is for such.

Matthew 25:34
Then shall the king say to them that shall be on his right hand: Come, ye blessed of my Father, possess you the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Mark 10:14
Whom when Jesus saw, he was much displeased and saith to them: Suffer the little children to come unto me and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.

Luke 6:20
And he, lifting up his eyes on his disciples, said: Blessed are ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.

Luke 22:29
And I dispose to you, as my Father hath disposed to me, a kingdom;

James 5:11
Behold, we account them blessed who have endured. You have heard of the patience of Job and you have seen the end of the Lord, that the Lord is merciful and compassionate.

1 Peter 3:14
But if also you suffer any thing for justice' sake, blessed are ye. And be not afraid of their fear: and be not troubled.

Additional Translations
Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Blessed are those having been persecuted on account of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.

Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Blessed are they that have been persecuted for righteousness'sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Blessed they who are persecuted on account of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.

Blessed are they that have been persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

"Blessed are those who have borne persecution in the cause of Righteousness, for to them belongs the Kingdom of the Heavens.

Blessed are those who have been persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.

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