Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Yea, for thy sake are we killed all the day long; we are counted as sheep for the slaughter.
Just as it is written, For thy sake we are killed the whole day long. We are considered as sheep of slaughter.
Thou have made us like sheep for food, and have scattered us among the nations.
They have given the dead bodies of thy servants to be food to the birds of the heavens, the flesh of thy sanctified to the beasts of the earth.
1 Samuel 22:17
And the king said to the guard who stood about him, Turn, and kill the priests of LORD, because their hand also is with David, and because they knew that he fled, and did not disclose it to me. But the servants of the king would no
1 Kings 19:10
And he said, I have been very jealous for LORD, the God of hosts. For the sons of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword. And I, even I only, am left, and they seek my lif
Blessed are those who have been persecuted because of righteousness, because the kingdom of the heavens is theirs.
But all these things they will do to you because of my name, because they have not known him who sent me.
They will make you excommunicated from the synagogues. But the hour comes that every man who kills you will presume to be offering service to God.
1 Corinthians 4:9
For I think God has exhibited us the apostles least, as men sentenced to die, because we became a spectacle to the world, both to heavenly agents and to men.
1 Corinthians 15:30
And we, why are we in peril every hour?
And I will give to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy a thousand two hundred and sixty days clothed in sackcloth.
And I saw the woman drunken from the blood of the sanctified, and from the blood of the witnesses of Jesus. And having seen her, I wondered with great amazement.
I will bring them down like lambs to the slaughter, like rams with he-goats.