Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Labour

1 Corinthians 9:6
Or have only I and Barnabas no right not to be occupied earning a living?
Acts 18:3
And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and was working, for they were of the tentmakers craft.
Acts 20:34
Ye yourselves know that these hands served my needs, and to those who were with me.
1 Thessalonians 2:9
For ye remember, brothers, our labor and the hardship. For, laboring night and day in order not to burden any of you, we preached to you the good-news of God.
2 Thessalonians 3:8
nor did we eat bread gratis from any man, but in labor and toil, working night and day in order not to burden any of you.
1 Timothy 4:10
For we both labor and are reproached for this, because we have hoped in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of the faithful.

Being reviled

Matthew 5:44
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 mistreat you and persecute you,
Luke 6:28
Bless those who curse you. Pray for those who mistreat you.
Luke 23:34
And Jesus said, Father, forgive them, for they know not what they are doing. And dividing his garments, they cast a lot.
Acts 7:60
And having knelt down, he cried out in a great voice, Lord, place not this sin to them. And after saying this, he slept.
Romans 12:14
Bless those who persecute you. Bless ye and do not curse.
1 Peter 2:23
Who, being reviled, did not revile in return. Suffering, he did not threaten, but yielded to him who judges righteously.
1 Peter 3:9
not rendering evil for evil, or reviling for reviling, but instead giving praise, knowing that ye were called for this, so that ye might inherit a blessing.
Jude 1:9
But Michael the arch-agent, when he disputed with the devil, contending about the body of Moses, dared not bring a railing judgment, but said, May Lord rebuke thee.

Being persecuted

Matthew 5:11
Blessed are ye when they revile you, and persecute you, and say every evil word, being deceitful against you because of me.
1 Peter 3:14
But even if ye should suffer because of righteousness, ye are blessed. But do not fear their terror nor be shaken,
1 Peter 4:12
Beloved, ye should not be surprised at the fieriness in you, which occurs for a trial to you, like a strange thing happening to you.

General references

Psalm 25:17
The troubles of my heart are enlarged. O bring thou me out of my distresses.
Lamentations 3:14
I have become a derision to all my people, and their song all the day.
Matthew 5:44
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 mistreat you and persecute you,
Romans 12:14
Bless those who persecute you. Bless ye and do not curse.
1 Corinthians 2:3
And I was with you in weakness, and in fear, and in much trembling.
Hebrews 13:13
Let us therefore go forth to him outside the camp, bearing his reproach.