66 Bible Verses about

Persecution, Attitudes To

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Psalm 119:87

They had almost consumed me upon earth; but I forsook not your precepts.

Ephesians 6:10-20

Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.

Revelation 2:3

And have endured, and have patience, and for my name's sake have labored, and have not fainted.

Romans 12:19-20

Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, says the Lord.

1 Peter 2:15

For so is the will of God, that with well doing you may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:

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.

Romans 5:3-5

And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation works patience;

Matthew 5:11-12

Blessed are you, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.

Luke 6:22-23

Blessed are you, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.

Acts 5:41

And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.

Acts 16:22-25

And the multitude rose up together against them: and the magistrates tore off their clothes, and commanded to beat them.

1 Peter 4:12

Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to test you, as though some strange thing happened unto you:

Lamentations 3:22-23

It is of the LORD'S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.

Psalm 18:17-19

He delivered me from my strong enemy, and from them who hated me: for they were too strong for me.

Nahum 1:7-8

The LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and he knows them that trust in him.

2 Timothy 3:10-11

But you have fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, love, patience,

Isaiah 43:2

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow you: when you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned; neither shall the flame scorch you.

Psalm 35:24

Judge me, O LORD my God, according to your righteousness; and let them not rejoice over me.

Psalm 38:15-16

For in you, O LORD, do I hope: you will hear, O Lord my God.

Psalm 129:5

Let them all be confounded and turned back that hate Zion.

Psalm 143:9

Deliver me, O LORD, from my enemies: I flee unto you to hide me.

Micah 7:7-8

Therefore I will look unto the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me.

Luke 18:7-8

And shall not God avenge his own elect, who cry day and night unto him, though he bears long with them?

Philippians 3:20-21

For our citizenship is in heaven; from which also we look for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ:

2 Thessalonians 1:6-8

Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you;

Ezra 6:8

Moreover I make a decree of what you shall do for the elders of these Jews for the building of this house of God: that of the king's goods, even of the tribute beyond the river, without delay expenses be given unto these men, that they be not hindered.

Psalm 126:1

[A song of ascents.] When the LORD turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream.

Daniel 6:26

I make a decree, That in every dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel: for he is the living God, and steadfast forever, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed, and his dominion shall be even unto the end.

Haggai 2:22-23

And I will overthrow the throne of kingdoms, and I will destroy the strength of the kingdoms of the nations; and I will overthrow the chariots, and those that ride in them; and the horses and their riders shall come down, every one by the sword of his brother.

Revelation 7:13-17

And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, Who are these who are arrayed in white robes? and from where did they come?

Psalm 22:1-18

[To the Chief Musician upon aijeleth shahar. A Psalm of David.] My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? why are you so far from helping me, and from the words of my groaning?

Isaiah 53:7-12

He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth: he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he opened not his mouth.

Matthew 27:26-31

Then released he Barabbas unto them: and when he had scourged Jesus, he delivered him to be crucified.

Mark 15:15-20

And so Pilate, willing to satisfy the people, released Barabbas unto them, and delivered Jesus, when he had scourged him, to be crucified.

1 Peter 2:20-23

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 3:14-17

But if you suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are you: and, Be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled;

1 Peter 4:13-14

But rejoice, since you are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, you may be glad also with exceeding joy.

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