Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But they which shall be accounted worthy to obtain that world, and the resurrection from the dead, neither marry, nor are given in marriage:
But stay alert at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that must happen, and to stand before the Son of Man."
So they left the council rejoicing because they had been considered worthy to suffer dishonor for the sake of the name.
2 Thessalonians 1:5
This is evidence of God's righteous judgment, to make you worthy of the kingdom of God, for which in fact you are suffering.
But you have a few individuals in Sardis who have not stained their clothes, and they will walk with me dressed in white, because they are worthy.
Many of those who sleep in the dusty ground will awake -- some to everlasting life, and others to shame and everlasting abhorrence.
and will come out -- the ones who have done what is good to the resurrection resulting in life, and the ones who have done what is evil to the resurrection resulting in condemnation.
I have a hope in God (a hope that these men themselves accept too) that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous.
and women received back their dead raised to life. But others were tortured, not accepting release, to obtain resurrection to a better life.