22 Bible Verses about

Martyrdom, Examples Of

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Matthew 23:35

so that upon you may fall the guilt of all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, the son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar.

Matthew 14:10-12

He sent and had John beheaded in the prison.

Mark 6:27-29

Immediately the king sent an executioner and commanded him to bring back his head. And he went and had him beheaded in the prison,

Acts 7:58

When they had driven him out of the city, they began stoning him; and the witnesses laid aside their robes at the feet of a young man named Saul.

Acts 22:20

'And when the blood of Your witness Stephen was being shed, I also was standing by approving, and watching out for the coats of those who were slaying him.'

John 21:18-19

"Truly, truly, I say to you, when you were younger, you used to gird yourself and walk wherever you wished; but when you grow old, you will stretch out your hands and someone else will gird you, and bring you where you do not wish to go."

Revelation 2:13

'I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is; and you hold fast My name, and did not deny My faith even in the days of Antipas, My witness, My faithful one, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells.

1 Kings 19:10

He said, "I have been very zealous for the LORD, the God of hosts; for the sons of Israel have forsaken Your covenant, torn down Your altars and killed Your prophets with the sword And I alone am left; and they seek my life, to take it away."

Romans 11:3


Nehemiah 9:26

"But they became disobedient and rebelled against You, And cast Your law behind their backs And killed Your prophets who had admonished them So that they might return to You, And they committed great blasphemies.

Matthew 23:30-34

and say, 'If we had been living in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partners with them in shedding the blood of the prophets.'

Luke 11:47-49

"Woe to you! For you build the tombs of the prophets, and it was your fathers who killed them.

Acts 7:52

"Which one of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? They killed those who had previously announced the coming of the Righteous One, whose betrayers and murderers you have now become;

Romans 8:35-36

Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?

James 5:6

You have condemned and put to death the righteous man; he does not resist you.

Revelation 11:7

When they have finished their testimony, the beast that comes up out of the abyss will make war with them, and overcome them and kill them.

Luke 11:50

so that the blood of all the prophets, shed since the foundation of the world, may be charged against this generation,

Mark 6:18-29

For John had been saying to Herod, "It is not lawful for you to have your brother's wife."

Acts 7:58-60

When they had driven him out of the city, they began stoning him; and the witnesses laid aside their robes at the feet of a young man named Saul.

Acts 9:1-2

Now Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest,

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