New Living Translation
The apostles left the high council rejoicing that God had counted them worthy to suffer disgrace for the name of Jesus.
King James Bible
And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.
Darby Bible Translation
They therefore went their way from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to be dishonoured for the name.
World English Bible
They therefore departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer dishonor for Jesus' name.
Young's Literal Translation
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:41 Rejoicing - to suffer shame - This is a sure mark of the truth, joy in affliction, such is true, deep, pure.
LibraryThe First Sermon in the Tabernacle
This afternoon I will try to describe the subject, Christ Jesus; then, secondly, to speak for a little while upon its comprehensiveness; then to enlarge upon sundry of its excellencies; and conclude by testing its power. I. First, then, the SUBJECT. They continued both to teach and preach Jesus Christ. To preach Jesus Christ aright we must preach him in his infinite and indisputable Godhead. We may be attacked by philosophers, who will either make him no God at all, or one constituted temporarily …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 7: 1861
Of the Recollection of God's Manifold Benefits
The Reader Reminded How Much He Needs the Assistance of the Spirit of God to Form Him to the Temper Described Above, and what Encouragement He
May one Lose the Blessing?
"Listen to me, you who know right from wrong, you who cherish my law in your hearts. Do not be afraid of people's scorn, nor fear their insults.
They will do all this to you because of me, for they have rejected the one who sent me.
So at daybreak the apostles entered the Temple, as they were told, and immediately began teaching. When the high priest and his officials arrived, they convened the high council--the full assembly of the elders of Israel. Then they sent for the apostles to be brought from the jail for trial.
But he said, "Why all this weeping? You are breaking my heart! I am ready not only to be jailed at Jerusalem but even to die for the sake of the Lord Jesus."
1 Peter 4:14
So be happy when you are insulted for being a Christian, for then the glorious Spirit of God rests upon you.
1 Peter 4:16
But it is no shame to suffer for being a Christian. Praise God for the privilege of being called by his name!
3 John 1:7
For they are traveling for the Lord, and they accept nothing from people who are not believers.
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