Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Wherewith thine enemies have reproached, O LORD; wherewith they have reproached the footsteps of thine anointed.
Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.
1 Corinthians 4:12
And labor, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure it:
Partly, while you were made a public display both by reproaches and afflictions; and partly, while you became companions of them that were so used.
And others had trial of cruel mockings and scourgings, yea, moreover of bonds and imprisonment:
Every day they twist my words: all their thoughts are against me for evil.
He shall send from heaven, and save me from the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah. God shall send forth his mercy and his truth.
2 Samuel 16:7
And thus said Shimei when he cursed, Come out, come out, you bloody man, and you man of Belial:
But when the Pharisees heard it, they said, This fellow does not cast out demons, but by Beelzebub the prince of the demons.
And said, This fellow said, I am able to destroy the temple of God, and to build it in three days.
Then answered the Jews, and said unto him, Say we not well that you are a Samaritan, and have a demon?
1 Peter 2:20
For what glory is it, if, when you be buffeted for your faults, you shall take it patiently? but if, when you do well, and suffer for it, you take it patiently, this is commendable with God.
1 Peter 3:16
Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good behavior in Christ.
1 Peter 4:14
If you be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are you; for the spirit of glory and of God rests upon you: on their part he is evil spoken of, but on your part he is glorified.