New International Version
As it is written: "For your sake we face death all day long; we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered."
King James Bible
As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.
Darby Bible Translation
According as it is written, For thy sake we are put to death all the day long; we have been reckoned as sheep for slaughter.
World English Bible
Even as it is written, "For your sake we are killed all day long. We were accounted as sheep for the slaughter."
Young's Literal Translation
(according as it hath been written -- 'For Thy sake we are put to death all the day long, we were reckoned as sheep of slaughter,')
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
As it is written - And these are no more than we may naturally expect from the present constitution of the world, and the positive predictions of the prophet, Psalm 44:22, who foresaw that a wicked world would always persecute and oppress the true followers of God.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
December 18th. The misgiving which will creep sometimes over the brightest faith has already received its expression and its rebuke: "Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?" Shall these "changes in the physical state of the environment" which threaten death to the natural man, destroy the spiritual? Shall death, or life, or angels, or principalities, or powers, arrest or tamper with his eternal correspondences? …
Henry Drummond—Beautiful Thoughts
October 12. "The Law of the Spirit of Life in Christ Jesus Hath Made Me Free" (Rom. viii. 2).
Fourth Sunday after Trinity Consolation in Suffering, and Patience.
Fourth Sunday after Trinity Redemption of the Creatures.
You gave us up to be devoured like sheep and have scattered us among the nations.
Yet for your sake we face death all day long; we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.
However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me--the task of testifying to the good news of God's grace.
1 Corinthians 4:9
For it seems to me that God has put us apostles on display at the end of the procession, like those condemned to die in the arena. We have been made a spectacle to the whole universe, to angels as well as to human beings.
1 Corinthians 15:30
And as for us, why do we endanger ourselves every hour?
1 Corinthians 15:31
I face death every day--yes, just as surely as I boast about you in Christ Jesus our Lord.
2 Corinthians 1:9
Indeed, we felt we had received the sentence of death. But this happened that we might not rely on ourselves but on God, who raises the dead.
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