Remember the word which I spake to you, 'A servant is not greater than his lord.' If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you; if they kept My word, they will keep yours also.
Verily, verily, I say to you, a servant is not greater than his lord, nor one who is sent greater than he who sent him.
who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove us out, and pleased not God, and are contrary to all men;
Yea, and all who wish to live godly in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.
A disciple is not above the teacher; but every one, when perfected, shall be as his teacher.
And, on this account, the Jews were persecuting Jesus, because He was doing these things on the sabbath.
The Pharisees heard the multitude murmuring these things concerning Him; and the high priests and the Pharisees sent officers to seize Him.
Verily, verily, I say to you, if any one keeps My word, he shall never see death."
They took up stones, therefore, to cast at Him; but Jesus was concealed, and went out of the temple.
Now the high priests and the Pharisees had given orders, that, if any one knew where He was, he should show it, that they might seize Him.
For, of a truth, there were gathered together in this city, against Thy Holy Child Jesus, Whom Thou didst anoint, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the gentiles and peoples of Israel??28 to do whatsoever Thy hand and Thy counsel predetermined to come to pass.
Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? And they killed those who declared beforehand concerning the coming of the Righteous One??f Whom just now ye became the betrayers and murderers;
and we toil, laboring with our own hands; being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure;
pursued, yet not abandoned; smitten down, yet not destroyed;