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Luke 11:49 New King James Version (NKJV)

49 Therefore the wisdom of God also said, ‘I will send them prophets and apostles, and some of them they will kill and persecute,’

New King James Version (NKJV)

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Luke 11:49 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

49 For this reason also the wisdom of God said, ‘I will send to them prophets and apostles, and some of them they will kill and some they will [a]persecute,

Footnotes:

  1. Luke 11:49 Or drive out
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Luke 11:49 Amplified Bible (AMP)

49 For this reason also the wisdom of God said [in the Scriptures], ‘I will send them prophets and apostles, some of whom they will put to death and some they will persecute,

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Luke 11:49 New International Version (NIV)

49 Because of this, God in his wisdom said, ‘I will send them prophets and apostles, some of whom they will kill and others they will persecute.’

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Luke 11:49 King James Version (KJV)

49 Therefore also said the wisdom of God, I will send them prophets and apostles, and some of them they shall slay and persecute:

1 Corinthians 4:12 New King James Version (NKJV)

12 And we labor, working with our own hands. Being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure;

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1 Corinthians 4:12 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

12 and we toil, working with our own hands; when we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure;

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1 Corinthians 4:12 Amplified Bible (AMP)

12 We work [for our living], working hard with our own hands. When we are reviled and verbally abused, we bless. When we are persecuted, we take it patiently and endure.

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1 Corinthians 4:12 New International Version (NIV)

12 We work hard with our own hands. When we are cursed, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure it;

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1 Corinthians 4:12 King James Version (KJV)

12 And labour, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we suffer it:

John 15:20 New King James Version (NKJV)

20 Remember the word that I said to you, ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you. If they kept My word, they will keep yours also.

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

John 15:20 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

20 Remember the word that I said to you, ‘A slave is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you; if they kept My word, they will keep yours also.

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John 15:20 Amplified Bible (AMP)

20 Remember [and continue to remember] that I told you, ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you. If they kept My word, they will keep yours also.

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John 15:20 New International Version (NIV)

20 Remember what I told you: ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’[a] If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also.

Footnotes:

  1. John 15:20 John 13:16
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John 15:20 King James Version (KJV)

20 Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also.

Matthew 5:10-12 New King James Version (NKJV)

10 Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake,
For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

11 Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. 12 Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

New King James Version (NKJV)

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Matthew 5:10-12 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

10 “Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

11 “Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me. 12 Rejoice and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great; for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

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Matthew 5:10-12 Amplified Bible (AMP)

10 “Blessed [comforted by inner peace and God’s love] are those who are persecuted for [a]doing that which is morally right, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven [both now and forever].

11 “Blessed [morally courageous and spiritually alive with life-joy in God’s goodness] are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil things against you because of [your association with] Me. 12 Be glad and exceedingly joyful, for your reward in heaven is great [absolutely inexhaustible]; for in this same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 5:10 Lit the sake of righteousness.
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Matthew 5:10-12 New International Version (NIV)

10 Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness,
    for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

11 “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. 12 Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

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Matthew 5:10-12 King James Version (KJV)

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

11 Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.

12 Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.

Matthew 5:44 New King James Version (NKJV)

44 [a]But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you,

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 5:44 NU But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Matthew 5:44 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

44 But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

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Matthew 5:44 Amplified Bible (AMP)

44 But I say to you, [a]love [that is, unselfishly seek the best or higher good for] your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 5:44 The key to understanding this and other statements about love is to know that this love (the Greek word agape) is not so much a matter of emotion as it is of doing things for the benefit of another person, that is, having an unselfish concern for another and a willingness to seek the best for another.
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Matthew 5:44 New International Version (NIV)

44 But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

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Matthew 5:44 King James Version (KJV)

44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

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