Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
And when you come into a house, greet it.
And the tenants took his servants, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another.
Therefore, behold, I send unto you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and some of them you shall kill and crucify; and some of them shall you scourge in your synagogues, and persecute them from city to city:
If you were of the world, the world would love its own: but because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.
They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time comes, that whosoever kills you will think that he does God service.
And as they spoke unto the people, the priests, and the captain of the temple, and the Sadducees, came upon them,
And to him they agreed: and when they had called the apostles, and beaten them, they commanded that they should not speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go.
You stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you do always resist the Holy Spirit: as your fathers did, so do you.
And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.
1 Thessalonians 2:14
For you, brethren, became followers of the churches of God which in Judaea are in Christ Jesus: for you also have suffered the same things of your own countrymen, even as they have of the Jews:
Added yet this above all, that he shut up John in prison.