Parallel Verses

Noyes New Testament

Rejoice, and be exceeding glad; for great is your reward in heaven; for so did they persecute the prophets that were before you.

New American Standard Bible

Rejoice and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great; for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Be glad and rejoice, because your reward is great in heaven. For that is how they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

International Standard Version

Rejoice and be extremely glad, because your reward in heaven is great! That's how they persecuted the prophets who came before you."

A Conservative Version

Rejoice, and be exceedingly glad, because your reward is great in the heavens, for so they persecuted the prophets before you.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Be glad and supremely joyful, for your reward in heaven is great (strong and intense), for in this same way people persecuted the prophets who were before you.

An Understandable Version

Be happy and very glad, for your reward in heaven will be great. For they persecuted the prophets [who lived] before you in the same way.

Anderson New Testament

Rejoice, and leap for joy; for great is your reward in heaven: for so did they persecute the prophets who were before you.

Bible in Basic English

Be glad and full of joy; for great is your reward in heaven: for so were the prophets attacked who were before you.

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

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

Darby Translation

Rejoice and exult, for your reward is great in the heavens; for thus have they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Godbey New Testament

Rejoice, and he exceedingly glad: because your reward is great in the heavens: for in this manner they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Goodspeed New Testament

Be glad and exult over it, for you will be richly rewarded in heaven, for that is the way they persecuted the prophets who went before you!

John Wesley New Testament

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

Julia Smith Translation

Rejoice and be transported with joy; for much your reward in the heavens for so they drove out the prophets which before you.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Rejoice and be glad, because your reward [is] great in heaven, for in the [same] way they persecuted the prophets before you.

Modern King James verseion

Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for your reward in Heaven is great. For so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

Moffatt New Testament

rejoice and exult in it, for your reward is rich in heaven; that is how they persecuted the prophets before you.

Montgomery New Testament

"Rejoice and exult in it, because your reward was great in the heavens; for so did they persecute the prophets before you.

NET Bible

Rejoice and be glad because your reward is great in heaven, for they persecuted the prophets before you in the same way.

New Heart English Bible

Rejoice, and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven. For that is how they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Sawyer New Testament

Rejoice and exult, for great is your reward in heaven; for so persecuted they the prophets who were before you.

The Emphasized Bible

Rejoice and exult, because, your reward, is great in the heavens; for, so, persecuted they the prophets who were before you.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Rejoice and exult; for plenteous is your reward in the heavens: for just so they persecuted the prophets who went before you.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Be glad and rejoice, because your reward in Heaven will be great; for so men persecuted the Prophets who lived before you.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

Be joyful and triumphant, because your reward is great in the Heavens; for so were the Prophets before you persecuted.

Williams New Testament

Keep on rejoicing and leaping for ecstasy, for your reward will be rich in heaven; for this is the way they persecuted the prophets who lived before you.

World English Bible

Rejoice, and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven. For that is how they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Worrell New Testament

Rejoice, and exult; because great is your reward in Heaven, for so persecuted they the prophets who were before you.

Worsley New Testament

rejoice and be exceeding glad; for great will be your reward in heaven: for so they persecuted the prophets, that were before you.

Youngs Literal Translation

rejoice ye and be glad, because your reward is great in the heavens, for thus did they persecute the prophets who were before you.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
χαίρω 
Chairo 
Usage: 60

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

G21
ἀγαλλιάω 
Agalliao 
Usage: 8

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
γάρ 
Gar 
that, for, because, how that, how,
for, , not tr
Usage: 764
Usage: 825

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

is your
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

μισθός 
Misthos 
Usage: 13

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

the prophets
προφήτης 
Prophetes 
Usage: 105


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

πρό 
Pro 
before, above, above ... ago, or ever
Usage: 34

Context Readings

The Beatitudes

11 Blessed are ye, when men revile you, and persecute you, and say every thing that is bad against you, falsely, for my sake. 12 Rejoice, and be exceeding glad; for great is your reward in heaven; for so did they persecute the prophets that were before you. 13 Ye are the salt of the earth. But if the salt have lost its savor, wherewith shall itself be salted? It is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot by men.



Cross References

Luke 6:23

Rejoice in that day, and leap for joy; for lo! your reward is great in heaven; for thus their fathers did to the prophets.

Acts 5:41

They therefore went away from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame in behalf of that name;

1 Thessalonians 2:15

who both killed the Lord Jesus, and the prophets, and drove us out, and please not God, and set themselves against all men,

1 Peter 4:13

but, in so far as ye share in Christs sufferings, rejoice; that also at the manifestation of his glory ye may rejoice with exceeding joy.

1 Peter 4:13

but, in so far as ye share in Christs sufferings, rejoice; that also at the manifestation of his glory ye may rejoice with exceeding joy.

Romans 5:3

And not only so, but we rejoice in afflictions also, knowing that affliction produceth endurance,

Colossians 1:24

Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up instead that which is wanting of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh on behalf of his body, which is the church;

James 1:2

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

James 1:2

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

James 1:2

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

James 1:2

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

James 1:2

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

James 1:2

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

James 1:2-14

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

James 1:2

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

James 1:2

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

James 1:2-27

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

James 1:2

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

James 1:2

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

James 1:2-22

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

James 1:2

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

James 1:2

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

James 1:2

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

James 1:2

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

James 1:2

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

James 1:2

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

James 1:2

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

James 1:2-23

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

Matthew 6:1-2

But take heed that ye do not your righteousness before men, to be seen by them; otherwise ye have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 6:4-5

that thine alms may be in secret; and thy Father, who seeth in secret, will reward thee.

Matthew 6:16

Moreover, when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance; for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear to men to be fasting. Truly do I say to you, They have received their reward.

Matthew 10:41-42

He that receiveth a prophet because he is a prophet, will receive a prophets reward, and he that receiveth a righteous man because he is a righteous man, will receive a righteous mans reward.

Matthew 16:27

For the Son of man is to come in the glory of his Father, with his angels; and then will he render to every one according to his works.

Matthew 21:34-38

And when the season of the fruits drew near, he sent his servants to the husbandmen, that they might receive his fruits.

Matthew 23:31-37

So that ye bear witness against yourselves, that ye are the sons of those who killed the prophets.

Luke 6:35

But love your enemies, and do good and lend, despairing of no one; and your reward will be great, and ye will be sons of the Most High; for he is kind to the unthankful and wicked.

Luke 11:47-51

Woe to you! for ye build the tombs of the prophets, and your fathers killed them.

Luke 13:34

Jerusalem! Jerusalem! that killeth the prophets, and stoneth those who are sent to her! How often would I have gathered thy children together, as a hen gathereth her brood under her wings, and ye would not!

Acts 7:51-52

Stiffnecked, and uncircumcised in heart and ears! ye do always resist the Holy Spirit; as your fathers did, so do ye.

Acts 16:25

But at midnight Paul and Silas praying, were singing praises to God; and the prisoners were listening to them.

1 Corinthians 3:8

And he that planteth and he that watereth are one; and each will receive his own reward, according to his own labor.

2 Corinthians 4:17

For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh out for us, in a higher and still higher degree, an everlasting weight of glory;

Philippians 2:17

But if I am even poured out on the sacrifice and ministration of your faith, I rejoice, and rejoice with you all.

Colossians 3:24

knowing that from the Lord ye will receive the recompense of the inheritance; serve Christ as your Lord.

Hebrews 11:6

But without faith it is impossible to please him; for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of those who diligently seek him.

Hebrews 11:26

esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he looked to the recompense of reward.

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