Matthew 5:11-12 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
11 Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute you and utter every kind of evil against you [falsely] because of me. 12 [a]Rejoice and be glad, for your reward will be great in heaven. Thus they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
The Similes of Salt and Light.[b]
Matthew 5:11-12 New International Version (NIV)
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.