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For I think that God hath set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death: for we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men.


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1 Corinthians 15:30
And we, why are we in peril every hour?
2 Corinthians 1:8
For we do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, about our affliction that happened to us in Asia, because we were extraordinarily weighed down, above strength, so as for us to despair even to be alive.
2 Corinthians 4:8
restricted in everything, yet not confined, perplexed but not despairing,
2 Corinthians 6:9
as unknown, and well known; as dying, and behold, we live; as punished, and not put to death;
Philippians 1:29
Because to you it was granted on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him,
1 Thessalonians 3:3
for no man to be disturbed by these afflictions. For ye yourselves know that we are set for this.

Us the apostles last, as

Psalm 44:22
Yea, for thy sake we are killed all the day long. We are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.
Romans 8:36
Just as it is written, For thy sake we are killed the whole day long. We are considered as sheep of slaughter.
1 Thessalonians 5:9
Because God appointed us not for wrath, but for an acquired possession of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ, who died for us.
Revelation 6:9
And when he opened the fifth seal, I saw underneath the altar the souls of those who had been killed because of the word of God, and because of the testimony of the Lamb that they held.


Acts 19:29
And the whole city was filled with the confusion. And they rushed with one accord into the theatre, having seized Gaius and Aristarchus, Macedonians, traveling companions of Paul.

To angels, and to men

Hebrews 1:14
Are they not all ministering spirits sent forth for service for the sake of those who are going to inherit salvation?
Revelation 7:11
And all the agents had stood all around the throne, and the elders, and the four beings, and they fell before his throne on their faces, and worshiped God,
Revelation 17:6
And I saw the woman drunken from the blood of the sanctified, and from the blood of the witnesses of Jesus. And having seen her, I wondered with great amazement.

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Lamentations 3:14
I have become a derision to all my people, and their song all the day.