Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye; for the spirit of glory and of God resteth upon you: on their part he is evil spoken of, but on your part he is glorified.
1 Peter 2:19
For this finds God's favor, if because of conscience toward God someone endures hardships in suffering unjustly.
1 Peter 3:14
But in fact, if you happen to suffer for doing what is right, you are blessed. But do not be terrified of them or be shaken.
1 Peter 4:4
So they are astonished when you do not rush with them into the same flood of wickedness, and they vilify you.
so that he might continue to live forever and not experience death.
Your enemies, O Lord, hurl insults; they insult your chosen king as they dog his footsteps.
Listen to me, you who know what is right, you people who are aware of my law! Don't be afraid of the insults of men; don't be discouraged because of their abuse!
"Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you and say all kinds of evil things about you falsely on account of me.
"Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude you and insult you and reject you as evil on account of the Son of Man!
Then the Pharisees answered, "You haven't been deceived too, have you?
The Judeans replied, "Aren't we correct in saying that you are a Samaritan and are possessed by a demon?"
They heaped insults on him, saying, "You are his disciple! We are disciples of Moses!
2 Corinthians 12:10
Therefore I am content with weaknesses, with insults, with troubles, with persecutions and difficulties for the sake of Christ, for whenever I am weak, then I am strong.
1 Kings 10:8
Your attendants, who stand before you at all times and hear your wise sayings, are truly happy!
By David; a well-written song. How blessed is the one whose rebellious acts are forgiven, whose sin is pardoned!
How blessed is the one whose helper is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God,
Happy is the one who endures testing, because when he has proven to be genuine, he will receive the crown of life that God promised to those who love him.
Think of how we regard as blessed those who have endured. You have heard of Job's endurance and you have seen the Lord's purpose, that the Lord is full of compassion and mercy.
But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy, and they began to contradict what Paul was saying by reviling him.
When they opposed him and reviled him, he protested by shaking out his clothes and said to them, "Your blood be on your own heads! I am guiltless! From now on I will go to the Gentiles!"
2 Peter 2:2
And many will follow their debauched lifestyles. Because of these false teachers, the way of truth will be slandered.