Persecution of the Righteous
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That the Persecution Originated on Account of the Oracle of Apollo ...
... Chapter L."That the Persecution originated on Account of the Oracle of Apollo, who,
it was said, could not give Oracles because of "the Righteous Men.". ...
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That Constantine, when a Youth, Heard from Him who Wrote the ...
... Book II. Chapter LI."That Constantine, when a Youth, heard from him who wrote the
Persecution Edict that "the Righteous Men" were the Christians. ...
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Manasseh and Josiah
... In the face of the long-continued persecution of the righteous, and of the apparent
prosperity of the wicked, could those who had remained true to God hope for ...
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Persecution in the First Centuries.
... The mysterious providence which permits the righteous to suffer persecution at the
hand of the wicked, has been a cause of great perplexity to many who are ...
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Persecution in the First Centuries
... The mysterious providence which permits the righteous to suffer persecution at the
hand of the wicked has been a cause of great perplexity to many who are weak ...
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Acts of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian.
... his son Domitian, having got possession of the kingdom, along with his other wrongful
acts, set himself also to make a persecution against the righteous men. ...
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... And sorcery and magic increased, and divination and auguration and fornication
and the persecution of the righteous at the hands of Manasseh... ...
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What Hope and Reward Remains for the Righteous and for Martyrs ...
... Then," saith he, "shall the righteous stand in ... with their whole heart." [3803] Moreover,
the Lord in the Gospel, Himself the avenger of our persecution and the ...
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Of Decius, Valerian, and Aurelian, who Experienced a Miserable End ...
... in consequence of their Persecution of the Church. To thee, Decius, [3487] I now
appeal, who has trampled with insult on the labors of the righteous: to thee ...
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I Would Add, Moreover, that they Themselves...
... the truth, there is a persecution of unrighteousness, which the impious inflict
upon the Church of Christ; and there is a righteous persecution, which the ...
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Genesis 49:23
The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and hated him:
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Job 1:9
Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, Does Job fear God for nothing?
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Job 2:4,5
And Satan answered the LORD, and said, Skin for skin, yes, all that a man has will he give for his life.
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Job 12:4,5
I am as one mocked of his neighbor, who calls on God, and he answers him: the just upright man is laughed to scorn.
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Psalm 11:2
For, see, the wicked bend their bow, they make ready their arrow on the string, that they may privately shoot at the upright in heart.
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Psalm 37:32
The wicked watches the righteous, and seeks to slay him.
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Psalm 38:20
They also that render evil for good are my adversaries; because I follow the thing that good is.
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Psalm 42:3,10
My tears have been my meat day and night, while they continually say to me, Where is your God?
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Psalm 44:15-18,22
My confusion is continually before me, and the shame of my face has covered me,
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Psalm 56:5
Every day they wrest my words: all their thoughts are against me for evil.
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Psalm 69:10,12
When I wept, and chastened my soul with fasting, that was to my reproach.
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Psalm 74:7,8
They have cast fire into your sanctuary, they have defiled by casting down the dwelling place of your name to the ground.
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Psalm 94:5
They break in pieces your people, O LORD, and afflict your heritage.
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Psalm 119:51,61,69,78,85-87,95,110,157,161
The proud have had me greatly in derision: yet have I not declined from your law.
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Proverbs 29:10,27
The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul.
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Isaiah 26:20
Come, my people, enter you into your chambers, and shut your doors about you: hide yourself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be over.
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Isaiah 29:20,21
For the terrible one is brought to nothing, and the scorner is consumed, and all that watch for iniquity are cut off:
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Isaiah 51:12,13
I, even I, am he that comforts you: who are you, that you should be afraid of a man that shall die, and of the son of man which shall be made as grass;
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Isaiah 59:15
Yes, truth fails; and he that departs from evil makes himself a prey: and the LORD saw it, and it displeased him that there was no judgment.
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Jeremiah 2:30
In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction: your own sword has devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.
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Jeremiah 11:19
But I was like a lamb or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised devices against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.
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Jeremiah 15:10
Woe is me, my mother, that you have borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth! I have neither lent on usury, nor men have lent to me on usury; yet every one of them does curse me.
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Jeremiah 18:18
Then said they, Come and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.
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Jeremiah 20:7,8
O LORD, you have deceived me, and I was deceived; you are stronger than I, and have prevailed: I am in derision daily, every one mocks me.
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Jeremiah 26:11-14
Then spoke the priests and the prophets to the princes and to all the people, saying, This man is worthy to die; for he has prophesied against this city, as you have heard with your ears.
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Jeremiah 50:7
All that found them have devoured them: and their adversaries said, We offend not, because they have sinned against the LORD, the habitation of justice, even the LORD, the hope of their fathers.
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Amos 5:10
They hate him that rebukes in the gate, and they abhor him that speaks uprightly.
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Habakkuk 1:13
You are of purer eyes than to behold evil, and can not look on iniquity: why look you on them that deal treacherously, and hold your tongue when the wicked devours the man that is more righteous than he?
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Matthew 5:10-12,44
Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
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Matthew 10:16-18,21-23,28
Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the middle of wolves: be you therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.
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Matthew 20:22,23
But Jesus answered and said, You know not what you ask. Are you able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? They say to him, We are able.
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Matthew 23:34,35
Why, behold, I send to you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and some of them you shall kill and crucify; and some of them shall you whip in your synagogues, and persecute them from city to city:
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Matthew 24:8-10
All these are the beginning of sorrows.
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Mark 9:42
And whoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.
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Mark 13:9,11-13
But take heed to yourselves: for they shall deliver you up to councils; and in the synagogues you shall be beaten: and you shall be brought before rulers and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them.
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Luke 6:22,23,26
Blessed are you, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.
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Luke 17:33
Whoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it; and whoever shall lose his life shall preserve it.
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Luke 21:12-19
But before all these, they shall lay their hands on you, and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues, and into prisons, being brought before kings and rulers for my name's sake.
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John 12:42
Nevertheless among the chief rulers also many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue:
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John 15:18,19
If the world hate you, you know that it hated me before it hated you.
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John 16:1,2
These things have I spoken to you, that you should not be offended.
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John 17:14
I have given them your word; and the world has hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.
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Acts 4:16-20
Saying, What shall we do to these men? for that indeed a notable miracle has been done by them is manifest to all them that dwell in Jerusalem; and we cannot deny it.
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Acts 5:29,40-42
Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.
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Acts 7:52
Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? and they have slain them which showed before of the coming of the Just One; of whom you have been now the betrayers and murderers:
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Acts 8:4
Therefore they that were scattered abroad went every where preaching the word.
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Acts 28:22
But we desire to hear of you what you think: for as concerning this sect, we know that every where it is spoken against.
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Romans 8:17,35-37
And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.
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1 Corinthians 4:9-13
For I think that God has set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death: for we are made a spectacle to the world, and to angels, and to men.
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1 Corinthians 13:3
And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profits me nothing.
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2 Corinthians 4:8-12
We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;
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2 Corinthians 6:4,5,8-10
But in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,
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2 Corinthians 11:23-27
Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more; in labors more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths oft.
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2 Corinthians 12:10
Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.
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Galatians 4:29
But as then he that was born after the flesh persecuted him that was born after the Spirit, even so it is now.
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Galatians 6:12,17
As many as desire to make a fair show in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised; only lest they should suffer persecution for the cross of Christ.
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Philippians 1:12-14,28,29
But I would you should understand, brothers, that the things which happened to me have fallen out rather to the furtherance of the gospel;
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Colossians 1:24
Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church:
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1 Thessalonians 1:6
And you became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost.
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1 Thessalonians 2:2,14,15
But even after that we had suffered before, and were shamefully entreated, as you know, at Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak to you the gospel of God with much contention.
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2 Thessalonians 1:4
So that we ourselves glory in you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that you endure:
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2 Timothy 1:8,12
Be not you therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be you partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God;
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2 Timothy 2:9-12
Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, even to bonds; but the word of God is not bound.
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2 Timothy 3:2,3,12
For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,
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2 Timothy 4:16,17
At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.
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Hebrews 10:32-34
But call to remembrance the former days, in which, after you were illuminated, you endured a great fight of afflictions;
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Hebrews 11:25-27,33-38
Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;
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Hebrews 12:3,4
For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest you be wearied and faint in your minds.
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Hebrews 13:13
Let us go forth therefore to him without the camp, bearing his reproach.
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James 2:6
But you have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats?
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James 5:6,10
You have condemned and killed the just; and he does not resist you.
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1 Peter 3:14,16,17
But and if you suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are you: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled;
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1 Peter 4:3,4,12-14,16,19
For the time past of our life may suffice us to have worked the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revelings, parties, and abominable idolatries:
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1 John 3:1,13
Behold, what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knows us not, because it knew him not.
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Revelation 2:3,10,13
And have borne, and have patience, and for my name's sake have labored, and have not fainted.
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Revelation 6:9-11
And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held:
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Revelation 7:13-17
And one of the elders answered, saying to me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes? and from where came they?
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Revelation 12:11
And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives to the death.
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Revelation 17:6
And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.
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Revelation 20:4
And I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was given to them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark on their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.
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Persecution is Inconsistent With the Spirit of the Gospel

Persecution is Sometimes to Death

Persecution of Abel

Persecution of Antipas

Persecution of Daniel

Persecution of David

Persecution of Elijah

Persecution of Elisha

Persecution of Gideon

Persecution of Hanani

Persecution of James

Persecution of Jeremiah

Persecution of Jesus

Persecution of Job

Persecution of John

Persecution of John the Baptist

Persecution of Lazarus

Persecution of Lot

Persecution of Micaiah

Persecution of Moses

Persecution of Prophets

Persecution of Prophets Martyred by Jezebel

Persecution of Saints, is a Persecution of Christ

Persecution of Simon

Persecution of Stephen

Persecution of the Apostles

Persecution of the Congregation at Smyrna

Persecution of the Disciples

Persecution of the Ekklesia (Body of Christ)

Persecution of the Jews

Persecution of the Righteous

Persecution of the Righteous: A Mode of Divine Chastisement

Persecution of the Righteous: Deliverance From

Persecution of the Righteous: Diffuses the Gospel

Persecution of the Three Hebrew Young Men (Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego) of the Captivity

Persecution of Timothy

Persecution of Urijah

Persecution of Zachariah

Persecution: All That Live Godly in Christ, Shall Suffer

Persecution: Blessedness of Enduring, for Christ's Sake

Persecution: Cannot Separated from Christ

Persecution: Christ Suffered

Persecution: Christ Voluntarily Submitted To

Persecution: Christ Was Patient Under

Persecution: False Teachers Shrink From

Persecution: God Delivers out of

Persecution: God Forsakes not his Saints Under

Persecution: Hypocrites Cannot Endure

Persecution: Lawful Means May be Used to Escape

Persecution: Men by Nature Addicted To

Persecution: Originates: Hated to God and Christ

Persecution: Originates: Hatred to the Gospel

Persecution: Originates: Ignorance of God and Christ

Persecution: Originates: Mistaken Zeal

Persecution: Originates: Pride

Persecution: Pray for Those Suffering

Persecution: Preacher of the Gospel Subject To

Persecution: Saints May Expect

Persecution: Saints Suffer, for the Sake of God

Persecution: Saints Suffering, should Commit Themselves to God

Persecution: Saints Suffering, should Exhibit Patience

Persecution: Saints Suffering, should Glorify God

Persecution: Saints Suffering, should Pray for Deliverance

Persecution: Saints Suffering, should Pray for Those Who Inflict

Persecution: Saints Suffering, should Rejoice

Persecution: Saints Suffering, should Return Blessing For

Persecution: Spirit of Chaldeans

Persecution: Spirit of Gentiles

Persecution: Spirit of Herod

Persecution: Spirit of Jews

Persecution: Spirit of Jezebel

Persecution: Spirit of Paul

Persecution: Spirit of Pharaoh

Persecution: Spirit of Pharisees

Persecution: Spirit of Saul

Persecution: Spirit of Zedekiah

Persecution: Suffering of Apostles

Persecution: Suffering of Daniel

Persecution: Suffering of David

Persecution: Suffering of Hebrews

Persecution: Suffering of Jeremiah

Persecution: Suffering of Micaiah

Persecution: Suffering of Paul and Barnabas

Persecution: Suffering of Paul and Silas

Persecution: Suffering of Peter

Persecution: Suffering of Saints of Old

Persecution: Suffering of The Church

Persecution: Suffering of The Prophets

Persecution: The Hope of Future Blessedness Supports Under

Persecution: The Wicked: Active In

Persecution: The Wicked: Addicted To

Persecution: The Wicked: Encourage Each Other In

Persecution: The Wicked: Illustrated

Persecution: The Wicked: Punishment For

Persecution: The Wicked: Rejoice in Its Success

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