48 occurrences in 13 translations

'Persecute' in the Bible

The archers have sorely grieved him, And shot at him, and persecute him:

The Lord your God will put all these curses on your enemies who hate and persecute you.

Why do ye persecute me as God, and are not satisfied with my flesh?

But ye should say, Why persecute we him, seeing the root of the matter is found in me?

"You have become cruel to me; With the might of Your hand You persecute me.

{Shiggaion of David, which he sang unto the LORD, concerning the words of Cush the Benjamite.} O LORD my God, in thee do I put my trust: save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me:

Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take it; yea, let him tread down my life upon the earth, and lay mine honour in the dust. Selah.

My times are in thy hand: deliver me from the hand of mine enemies, and from them that persecute me.

Draw out also the spear, and stop the way against them that persecute me: say unto my soul, I am thy salvation.

Let their way be dark and slippery: and let the angel of the LORD persecute them.

Because of the voice of the enemy; because of the oppression of the wicked: for they cast iniquity upon me, and in anger they persecute me.

For they persecute him whom thou hast smitten; and they talk to the grief of those whom thou hast wounded.

Saying, God hath forsaken him: persecute and take him; for there is none to deliver him.

So persecute them with thy tempest, and make them afraid with thy storm.

How many are the days of thy servant? when wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me?

They draw near who follow after wrong thinking and persecute me with wickedness; they are far from Your law.

The envy also of Ephraim will depart, and those who persecute Judah will be cut off. Ephraim won't envy Judah, and Judah won't persecute Ephraim.

Lord, grant me relief from my suffering so that I may have some relief. Rescue me from those who persecute me so that I may be rescued.

Let them be confounded that persecute me, but let not me be confounded: let them be dismayed, but let not me be dismayed: bring upon them the day of evil, and destroy them with double destruction.

But the Lord is with me to help me like an awe-inspiring warrior. Therefore those who persecute me will fail and will not prevail over me. They will be thoroughly disgraced because they did not succeed. Their disgrace will never be forgotten.

And I will persecute them with the sword, with the famine, and with the pestilence, and will deliver them to be removed to all the kingdoms of the earth, to be a curse, and an astonishment, and an hissing, and a reproach, among all the nations whither I have driven them:

Persecute and destroy them in anger from under the heavens of the LORD.

But when they persecute you in this city, flee ye into another: for verily I say unto you, Ye shall not have gone over the cities of Israel, till the Son of man be come.

Wherefore, behold, I send unto you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and some of them ye shall kill and crucify; and some of them shall ye scourge in your synagogues, and persecute them from city to city:

Therefore also said the wisdom of God, I will send them prophets and apostles, and some of them they shall slay and persecute:

But before all these, they shall lay their hands on you, and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues, and into prisons, being brought before kings and rulers for my name's sake.

And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the sabbath day.

and having fallen upon the earth, he heard a voice saying to him, 'Saul, Saul, why me dost thou persecute?'

And he said, 'Who art thou, Lord?' and the Lord said, 'I am Jesus whom thou dost persecute; hard for thee at the pricks to kick;'

I fell also to the ground, and I heard a voice saying to me, Saul, Saul, why me dost thou persecute?

And I answered, Who art thou, Lord? and he said unto me, I am Jesus the Nazarene whom thou dost persecute --

I punished them often in all the synagogues and tried to force them to blaspheme. Because I was so furiously enraged at them, I went to persecute them even in foreign cities.

and we all having fallen to the earth, I heard a voice speaking unto me, and saying in the Hebrew dialect, Saul, Saul, why me dost thou persecute? hard for thee against pricks to kick!

'And I said, Who art thou, Lord? and he said, I am Jesus whom thou dost persecute;

for I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I did persecute the assembly of God,

For you have heard of my former manner of life in Judaism, how I used to persecute the church of God beyond measure and tried to destroy it;

The only thing they kept hearing was this: "The man who used to persecute us is now proclaiming the faith he once tried to destroy!"

but as then he who was born according to the flesh did persecute him according to the spirit, so also now;

who did both put to death the Lord Jesus and their own prophets, and did persecute us, and God they are not pleasing, and to all men are contrary,

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּלק 
Dalaq 
Usage: 9

מרדּף 
Murdaph 
Usage: 1

רדף 
Radaph 
Usage: 143

διωγμός 
Diogmos 
Usage: 7

διώκτης 
Dioktes 
Usage: 1

διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

ἐκδιώκω 
Ekdioko 
Usage: 1

θλίψις 
Thlipsis 
Usage: 33



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