Hear the word of the LORD, ye that tremble at his word; Your brethren that hate you, that deny you for my name's sake, said, Let the LORD be glorified; but he shall appear to your joy, and they shall be ashamed.
rendering evil for good they are against me because I follow that which is good.
that say, Let him make speed and hasten his work that we may see it, and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw near and come that we may know it!
For all these things my hand has made, by my hand has these things been, said the LORD; but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit and trembles at my word.
Blessed are those who suffer persecution for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.
And ye shall be hated of all men for my name, but he that endures to the end shall be saved.
They answered and said unto him, Thou wast altogether born in sins, and dost thou teach us? And they cast him out.
If the world hates you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you.
Whosoever despises the word shall perish by it: but he that fears the commandment shall be rewarded.
Do not look upon me because I am dark because the sun has looked upon me; my mother's sons were angry with me; they made me the keeper of the vineyards, but I have not kept my own vineyard.
Whereas thou hast been forsaken and hated, so that no man went through thee, I will place thee in eternal glory, in joy from generation to generation.
Now it came to pass when they had heard all the words, each one turned to his companion in fear, and they said unto Baruch, We will surely tell the king of all these words.
And it came to pass, that when Jehudi had read three or four leaves, he cut it with the penknife, and cast it into the fire that was on the hearth until all the roll was consumed in the fire that was on the hearth.
Blessed are ye when men shall hate you and when they shall separate you from their company and shall reproach you and cast out your name as evil for the sake of the Son of man.
And as he said these things, all his adversaries were ashamed, but all the people rejoiced for all the glorious things that were done by him.
They shall put you out of the synagogues, and the hour will even come when whosoever kills you will think that he does God service.
Therefore being raised up by the right hand of God and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Spirit, he has poured out this which ye now see and hear.
I verily had thought that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
who killed both the Lord Jesus and their own prophets and have persecuted us, and they do not please God and are contrary to all men,
seeing it is a just thing with God to recompense tribulation to those that trouble you
waiting for that blessed hope and the glorious appearing of our great God and Saviour Jesus Christ,
so also the Christ is offered once to take away the sins of many; and unto those that wait for him without sin he shall appear the second time unto saving health.
Beloved, think it not strange when you are tried by fire (which is done to prove you) as though some strange thing happened unto you,
Marvel not, my brethren, if the world hates you.