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"Happy are you when people insult you and persecute you and tell all kinds of evil lies against you because you are my followers.
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Blessed are ye when they shall revile you, and persecute you, and speak all that is evil against you, untruly, for my sake:
Matthew 10:25 It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the servant as his lord. If they have called the good man of the house Beelzebub, how much more them of his household?
Matthew 27:39 And they that passed by blasphemed him, wagging their heads,
Psalm 35:11 Unjust witnesses rising up have asked me things I knew not.
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.
Luke 7:33,34 For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine. And you say: He hath a devil. . . .
John 9:28 They reviled him therefore and said: Be thou his disciple; but we are the disciples of Moses.
1 Peter 2:23 Who, when he was reviled, did not revile: when he suffered, he threatened not, but delivered himself to him that judged him unjustly.
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.
Matthew 10:18,22,39 And you shall be brought before governors, and before kings for my sake, for a testimony to them and to the Gentiles: . . .
Matthew 19:29 And every one that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands for my name's sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall possess life everlasting.
Matthew 24:9 Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted and shall put you to death: and you shall be hated by all nations for my name's sake.
Psalm 44:22 Shall not God search out these things: for he knoweth the secrets of the heart. Because for thy sake we are killed all the day long: we are counted as sheep for the slaughter.
Mark 4:17 And they have no root in themselves, but are only for a time: and then when tribulation and persecution ariseth for the word they are presently scandalized.
Mark 8:35 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel shall save it.
Mark 13:9,13 But look to yourselves. For they shall deliver you Up to councils: and in the synagogues you shall be beaten: and you shall stand before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony unto them. . . .
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 9:24 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: for he that shall lose his life for my sake shall save it.
Luke 21:12,17 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 15:21 But all these things they will do to you for my name's sake: because they know not him that sent me.
Acts 9:16 For I will shew him how great things he must suffer for my name's sake.
Romans 8:36 (As it is written: For thy sake, we are put to death all the day long. We are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.)
1 Corinthians 4:10 We are fools for Christs sake, but you are wise in Christ: we are weak, but you are strong: you are honourable, but we without honour.
2 Corinthians 4:11 For we who live are always delivered unto death for Jesus' sake: that the life also of Jesus may be made manifest in our mortal flesh.
Revelation 2:3 And thou hast patience and hast endured for my name and hast not fainted.
…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: 12Be glad and rejoice for your reward is very great in heaven. For so they persecuted the prophets that were before you.…
He shall cast death down headlong for ever: and the Lord God shall wipe away tears from every face, and the reproach of his people he shall take away from off the whole earth: for the Lord hath spoken it.
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.
Wherefore the princes were angry with Jeremiah, and they beat him, and cast him into the prison that was in the house of Jonathan the scribe: for he was chief over the prison.
For unto you it is given for Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him:
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.
Additional TranslationsBlessed are you when people insult you, persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me.
Blessed are you when they shall insult you and shall persecute you, and lying shall say all kinds of evil against you on account of Me.
Blessed are you, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
Blessed are ye when men'shall reproach you, and persecute you, and say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
Blessed are ye when they may reproach and persecute you, and say every wicked thing against you, lying, for my sake.
Blessed are ye when men shall reproach you, and persecute you, and say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
Blessed are ye when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
"Blessed are you when they have insulted and persecuted you, and have said every cruel thing about you falsely for my sake.
"Blessed are you when people reproach you, persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
'Happy are ye whenever they may reproach you, and may persecute, and may say any evil thing against you falsely for my sake --
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