Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Labour

1 Corinthians 9:6
Or I only and Barnabas, have not we the right to forbear working?
Acts 18:3
And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and worked: for by their occupation they were tentmakers.
Acts 20:34
Yea, you yourselves know, that these hands have ministered unto my necessities, and to them that were with me.
1 Thessalonians 2:9
For you remember, brethren, our labor and travail: for laboring night and day, because we would not be a burden unto any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.
2 Thessalonians 3:8
Neither did we eat any man's bread for nothing; but worked with labor and travail night and day, that we might not be a burden to any of you:
1 Timothy 4:10
For therefore we both labor and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of those that believe.

Being reviled

Matthew 5:44
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them who despitefully use you, and persecute you;
Luke 6:28
Bless them that curse you, and pray for them who despitefully use you.
Luke 23:34
Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his clothing, and cast lots.
Acts 7:60
And he kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep.
Romans 12:14
Bless them who persecute you: bless, and curse not.
1 Peter 2:23
Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judges righteously:
1 Peter 3:9
Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but on the contrary blessing; knowing that you are unto this called, that you should inherit a blessing.
Jude 1:9
Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil as he disputed about the body of Moses, dared not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord rebuke you.

Being persecuted

Matthew 5:11
Blessed are you, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
1 Peter 3:14
But if you suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are you: and, Be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled;
1 Peter 4:12
Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to test you, as though some strange thing happened unto you:

General references

Psalm 25:17
The troubles of my heart are enlarged: O bring me out of my distresses.
Lamentations 3:14
I was a derision to all my people; and their song all the day.
Matthew 5:44
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them who despitefully use you, and persecute you;
Romans 12:14
Bless them who persecute you: bless, and curse not.
1 Corinthians 2:3
And I was with you in weakness, and in fear, and in much trembling.
Hebrews 13:13
Let us go forth therefore unto him outside the camp, bearing his reproach.