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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.


Bible References


1 Corinthians 15:30
and why do we continually expose our lives to danger?
2 Corinthians 1:8
For I would not, brethren, have you ignorant of that insupportable weight of affliction that over-whelm'd me so in Asia that I despaired even of life:
2 Corinthians 4:8
I am press'd on every side, yet not crush'd; perplexed, but not in despair;
2 Corinthians 6:9
as unknown, and yet celebrated; as dying, and yet I am alive; as chastised, but not slain;
Philippians 1:29
for it is a favour bestowed upon you, that you not only believe on Christ, but suffer also for his sake,
1 Thessalonians 3:3
none of you might be stagger'd by these persecutions: for you know that we are destin'd to suffer.

Us the apostles last, as

Romans 8:36
for as it is written, "for thy sake we are sacrificed every day; we are counted as sheep for the slaughter:"
1 Thessalonians 5:9
for God did not design to make us the objects of his displeasure, but to effect our felicity by the Lord Jesus Christ, who died for us,
Revelation 6:9
When he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they maintain'd.


Acts 19:29
and the whole city was fill'd with confusion: all crouded in a body to the theatre, dragging with them Gaius and Aristarchus, both of Macedonia, who had travell'd with Paul.

To angels, and to men

Hebrews 1:14
are not all those spirits dispatch'd as ministers to take care of those who shall belong to the christian church.
Revelation 7:11
and all the angels who stood round about the throne, and about the elders, and the four animals fell before the throne on their faces, and worshipped God, saying, amen:
Revelation 17:6
and I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondred with great admiration.