Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.

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Bible References

For great

Matthew 6:1
"But take care not to do your good deeds in public for people to see, for, if you do, you will get no reward from your Father in heaven.
Matthew 10:41
Whoever welcomes a prophet because he is a prophet will have the same reward as a prophet, and whoever welcomes an upright man because he is upright will have the same reward as an upright man.
Matthew 16:27
For the Son of Man is going to come with his angels in his Father's glory, and then he will repay everyone for what he has done.
Luke 6:23
Be glad when that happens, and leap for joy, for you will be richly rewarded in heaven, for that is the way their forefathers treated the prophets.
1 Corinthians 3:8
The planter and the waterer are all one, though each of us will be paid for his own work.
Colossians 3:24
for you know that it is from him that you are to receive that inheritance which is to be your reward. Think of Christ as the master you are working for.
Hebrews 11:6
but without faith it is impossible to please him; for whoever would approach God must have faith in his existence and in his willingness to reward those who try to find him.

For so

Matthew 21:34
When the time for the vintage approached he sent his slaves to the tenants to receive his share.
Matthew 23:31
So you bear witness against yourselves that you are descended from the murderers of the prophets.
Luke 6:23
Be glad when that happens, and leap for joy, for you will be richly rewarded in heaven, for that is the way their forefathers treated the prophets.
Luke 11:47
Alas for you! For you build monuments for the prophets, whom your forefathers killed.
Luke 13:34
O Jerusalem! Jerusalem! murdering the prophets, and stoning those who are sent to her, how often I have longed to gather your children around me, as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, but you refused!
Acts 7:51
You stubborn people, with heathen hearts and ears, you are always opposing the holy Spirit, just as your forefathers did!
1 Thessalonians 2:15
who killed the Lord Jesus and persecuted the prophets and us; who displease God, and in their hostility to all mankind

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Matthew 21:35
But the tenants took his slaves and beat one and killed another and stoned a third.