Because of the house of Jehovah our God I will seek thy good.
And if he knock out his bondman's tooth or his handmaid's tooth, he shall let him go free for his tooth.
And if a man strike the eye of his bondman or the eye of his handmaid, and it be marred, he shall let him go for his eye.
Blessed they who are persecuted on account of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.
But he answering said to them, Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God on account of your traditional teaching?
And he said to them, The sabbath was made on account of man, not man on account of the sabbath;
and they have no root in themselves, but are for a time: then, tribulation arising, or persecution on account of the word, immediately they are offended.
Believe me that I am in the Father and the Father in me; but if not, believe me for the works' sake themselves.
1 Corinthians 9:23
And I do all things for the sake of the glad tidings, that I may be fellow-partaker with them.