Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Wherewith thine enemies have reproached, O LORD; wherewith they have reproached the footsteps of thine anointed.
"Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.
So they left the council rejoicing because they had been considered worthy to suffer dishonor for the sake of the name.
1 Corinthians 4:12
We do hard work, toiling with our own hands. When we are verbally abused, we respond with a blessing, when persecuted, we endure,
At times you were publicly exposed to abuse and afflictions, and at other times you came to share with others who were treated in that way.
And others experienced mocking and flogging, and even chains and imprisonment.
All day long they cause me trouble; they make a habit of plotting my demise.
May he send help from heaven and deliver me from my enemies who hurl insults! (Selah) May God send his loyal love and faithfulness!
2 Samuel 16:7
As he yelled curses, Shimei said, "Leave! Leave! You man of bloodshed, you wicked man!
But when the Pharisees heard this they said, "He does not cast out demons except by the power of Beelzebul, the ruler of demons!"
and declared, "This man said, 'I am able to destroy the temple of God and rebuild it in three days.'"
The Judeans replied, "Aren't we correct in saying that you are a Samaritan and are possessed by a demon?"
1 Peter 2:20
For what credit is it if you sin and are mistreated and endure it? But if you do good and suffer and so endure, this finds favor with God.
1 Peter 3:16
Yet do it with courtesy and respect, keeping a good conscience, so that those who slander your good conduct in Christ may be put to shame when they accuse you.
1 Peter 4:14
If you are insulted for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory, who is the Spirit of God, rests on you.