12 Indeed, all who desire to (A)live a godly life in Christ Jesus (B)will be persecuted,

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10 (A)“Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for (B)theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

11 (C)“Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely (D)on my account. 12 (E)Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for (F)so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

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