Matthew 5:10
Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
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Matthew 10:23
When they persecute you in one town, flee to the next. Truly I tell you, you will not reach all the towns of Israel before the Son of Man comes.

Psalm 37:12
The wicked scheme against the righteous and gnash their teeth at them,

Mark 10:30
will fail to receive a hundredfold in the present age--houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and fields, along with persecutions--and to receive eternal life in the age to come.

Luke 6:22
Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude you and insult you and reject your name as evil because of the Son of Man.

Luke 21:12
But before all this, they will seize you and persecute you. On account of My name, they will deliver you to the synagogues and prisons, and they will bring you before kings and governors.

John 15:20
Remember the word that I spoke to you: 'No servant is greater than his master.' If they persecuted Me, they will persecute you as well; if they kept My word, they will keep yours as well.

Acts 5:40
At this, they yielded to Gamaliel. They called the apostles in and had them flogged. Then they ordered them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and released them.

Acts 8:1
And Saul was there, giving approval to Stephen's death. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria.

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

1 Corinthians 4:9-13
For it seems to me that God has displayed us apostles at the end of the procession, like prisoners appointed for death. We have become a spectacle to the whole world, to angels as well as to men. . . .

2 Corinthians 4:8-12, 17
We are pressed on all sides, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; . . .

Philippians 1:28
without being frightened in any way by those who oppose you. This is a clear sign of their destruction but of your salvation, and it is from God.

2 Timothy 2:12
if we endure, we will also reign with Him; if we deny Him, He will also deny us;

2 Timothy 3:11
my persecutions, and the sufferings that came upon me in Antioch, Iconium, and Lystra. What persecutions I endured! Yet the Lord rescued me from all of them.

James 1:2-5
Consider it pure joy, my brothers, when you encounter trials of many kinds, . . .

1 Peter 3:13, 14
Who will harm you if you are zealous for what is good? . . .

1 Peter 4:12-16
Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial that has come upon you, as though something strange were happening to you. . . .

1 John 3:12
Do not be like Cain, who belonged to the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he slay him? Because his own deeds were evil, while those of his brother were righteous.

Revelation 2:10
Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Look, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison to test you, and you will suffer tribulation for ten days. Be faithful even unto death, and I will give you the crown of life.


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

2 Thessalonians 1:4-7
That is why we boast among God's churches about your perseverance and faith in the face of all the persecution and affliction you are enduring. . . .

James 1:12
Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love Him.

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Those who are persecuted for righteousness are blessed, for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.

International Standard Version
"How blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, because the kingdom from heaven belongs to them!

NET Bible
"Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the cause of righteousness, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.
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