12 (A)Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for (B)so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

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34 (A)Therefore (B)I send you (C)prophets and wise men and (D)scribes, (E)some of whom you will kill and crucify, and (F)some you will (G)flog in your synagogues and (H)persecute from town to town,

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52 (A)Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? And they killed those who announced beforehand the coming of (B)the Righteous One, (C)whom you have now betrayed and murdered,

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32 And what more shall I say? For time would fail me to tell of (A)Gideon, (B)Barak, (C)Samson, (D)Jephthah, of (E)David and (F)Samuel and the prophets— 33 who through faith conquered kingdoms, enforced justice, obtained promises, (G)stopped the mouths of lions, 34 (H)quenched the power of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, were made strong out of weakness, (I)became mighty in war, (J)put foreign armies to flight. 35 (K)Women received back their dead by resurrection. Some were tortured, refusing to accept release, so that they might rise again to a better life. 36 Others suffered mocking and flogging, and even (L)chains and imprisonment. 37 (M)They were stoned, they were sawn in two,[a] (N)they were killed with the sword. (O)They went about in skins of sheep and goats, destitute, afflicted, mistreated— 38 of whom the world was not worthy—(P)wandering about in deserts and mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.

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Footnotes

  1. Hebrews 11:37 Some manuscripts add they were tempted

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