and while being reviled, He did not revile in return; while suffering, He uttered no threats, but kept entrusting Himself to Him who judges righteously;
He was oppressed and He was afflicted, Yet He did not open His mouth; Like a lamb that is led to slaughter, And like a sheep that is silent before its shearers, So He did not open His mouth.
And Jesus, crying out with a loud voice, said, “Father, Having said this, He breathed His last. into Your hands I commit My spirit.”
For consider Him who has endured such hostility by sinners against Himself, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.
Far be it from You to do such a thing, to slay the righteous with the wicked, so that the righteous and the wicked are treated alike. Far be it from You! Shall not the Judge of all the earth deal justly?”
God is a righteous judge, And a God who has indignation every day.
You have seen it, for You have beheld mischief and vexation to take it into Your hand. The unfortunate commits himself to You; You have been the helper of the orphan.
Into Your hand I commit my spirit; You have ransomed me, O Lord, God of truth.
Commit your way to the Lord, Trust also in Him, and He will do it.
Those who seek my life lay snares for me; And those who seek to injure me have threatened destruction, And they devise treachery all day long.
Before the Lord, for He is coming, For He is coming to judge the earth. He will judge the world in righteousness And the peoples in His faithfulness.
And those passing by were hurling abuse at Him, wagging their heads
The high priest stood up and came forward and questioned Jesus, saying, “Do You not answer? What is it that these men are testifying against You?”
Those passing by were hurling abuse at Him, wagging their heads, and saying, “Ha! You who are going to destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days,
and they blindfolded Him and were asking Him, saying, “ Prophesy, who is the one who hit You?”
And he questioned Him at some length; but He answered him nothing.
But Jesus was saying, “ Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing.” And they cast lots, dividing up His garments among themselves.
The Jews answered and said to Him, “Do we not say rightly that You are a Samaritan and have a demon?”
and he entered into the Praetorium again and *said to Jesus, “Where are You from?” But Jesus gave him no answer.
And now, Lord, take note of their threats, and grant that Your bond-servants may speak Your word with all confidence,
They went on stoning Stephen as he called on the Lord and said, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!”
Now the passage of Scripture which he was reading was this: “ He was led as a sheep to slaughter; And as a lamb before its shearer is silent, So He does not open His mouth.
Now Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest,
because He has fixed a day in which He will judge the world in righteousness through a Man whom He has appointed, having furnished proof to all men by raising Him from the dead.”
But because of your stubbornness and unrepentant heart you are storing up wrath for yourself in the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God,
And masters, do the same things to them, and give up threatening, knowing that both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no partiality with Him.
This is a plain indication of God’s righteous judgment so that you will be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which indeed you are suffering.
For this reason I also suffer these things, but I am not ashamed; for I know whom I have believed and I am convinced that He is able to guard what I have entrusted to Him until that day.
in the future there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day; and not only to me, but also to all who have loved His appearing.
not returning evil for evil or insult for insult, but giving a blessing instead; for you were called for the very purpose that you might inherit a blessing.
Therefore, those also who suffer according to the will of God shall entrust their souls to a faithful Creator in doing what is right.
And I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and He who sat on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and wages war.